The Rockfax Winter Climbing+ guidebook, written by two of the UK’s most respected winter climbers, takes a positive approach to the climbing discipline that has traditionally had its delights obscured by its dangers.
The book is in the standard A5, soft-cover format with full-colour throughout. It features many action photos to illustrate the various techniques, plus cartoons and informative text spread over 280+ pages.
The Winter Climbing+ guidebook's clear, concise text quickly unravels the mysteries of winter climbing, revealing shortcuts to the skills that make a sound winter climber. The book assumes the reader has no prior-knowledge of winter climbing and starts with the basic skills and equipment that are needed to safely head into the hills, progressing gradually to the more subtle movement skills and tactical elements that allow for rapid progress into higher levels of difficulty.
Winter Climbing+ takes a detailed look at both ice and mixed climbing, examining both the traditional mixed climbing skills as well as those needed for modern sport mixed now widely practised.
Including an in-depth look at the all-important psychological aspects of the sport, and a guide to major winter climbing destinations.