For new and experienced hill walkers, "Safety on Mountains" is full of advice for hill walkers. Whether planning a short summer walk or a multi-day winter trip, "Safety on Mountains" highlights the essential skills and techniques. Topics covered include: clothing and equipment, hazards, mountain weather, navigation, walking in winter - including axe & crampon use, camping in the hills, access and conservation, emergency procedures and first aid. Published by the British Mountaineering Council, "Safety on Mountains" has been in print for over thirty years. This concise new edition is excellent value and packed with up to date information, making it the perfect hill walker's handbook.