Rucksack Guide: Mountain Walking and Trekking is your
essential handbook for when on the mountain. It offers concise guidance
and support for whatever situations you might find yourself in,
technical skills — tips and reminders on the key techniques
weather — from interpreting weather maps to dealing with thunderstorms
navigation — various techniques including using a compass the setting the map
safety — essential procedures to ensure the safety of yourself, your party and others on the mountain
emergencies — guidance on what to do in extreme situations.
The book is colour-coded for easy reference and all information is
presented in lists and tables, making it simple to understand in
The Rucksack Guide series is taken from Mountaineering: The essential skills for mountain walkers and climbers — the definitive handbook for hill walkers, climbers and mountaineers.