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Hauling someone from a crevasse

In this instructional film, Mountain Guide Peter Mason shows us how to haul a climbing partner from a crevasse.


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Eight Things They Never Told You About Mountain Navigation

There are some things about mountain navigation that only years of trial and error can teach you; here are a few hard-won tips from John Burns

Skills /

Skills Hyperthermia - Heat Illnesses and How to Manage Them

Summer weather on the hills can easily catch you out. We recently covered hydration, so now it's time to take a more in-depth look at heat illnesses with mountain first aid expert Helen Howe

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Arc'teryx Alpine Academy Ascending out of a Crevasse

In this instructional film, Mountain Guide Peter Mason shows us how to ascend a rope out of a crevasse.

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Arc'teryx Alpine Academy Basic Crevasse Rescue

In this instructional film, Mountain Guide Peter Mason shows us the simplest way of rescuing a partner who has...

Arc'teryx Alpine Academy /

Arc'teryx Alpine Academy Equipment for Crevasse Rescue

Mountain Guide Peter Mason shows us the equipment needed for travelling on a glacier in the event that...

Skills /

Skills Hydration for Hillwalkers

When you're working up a sweat out on the hills, how much should you drink, and when? The current heatwave seems the perfect time to...

Using SARLOC for Rescue on your Smartphone

Getting smart with your smartphone might just save your life in an emergency, writes Judy Whiteside, Editor of...

Camping The Dos and Don'ts of Roadside Camping

Skills Smartphones & Hills - Common Issues, and How to Fix Them

Bikepacking - A Beginner's Intro

Skills Top Tips for Leading a Walking Group

Glenmore Lodge Winter Skills Mountaineering

Glenmore Lodge Winter Skills Tackling a Winter Climb

Comedy 10 Things Nobody Told You About Winter Mountaineering

Glenmore Lodge Winter Skills Approaching a Winter Climb

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Advice for novices and would-be climbers

Have you thought "I'm terrified of heights" or "I'm not nearly strong enough to lift myself up by my arms"? We tell you why climbing isn't really that dangerous, and why you don't need to be able to do tons of pull-ups to be pretty good at it.

10 Tips on Staying Warm in Winter by Andy Kirkpatrick

Despite climbing winter routes all over the world, Hull's second best climber has never had the hotaches... In this article Andy Kirkpatrick shares his tips for staying warm and consequently staying alive!

Make A Mountain First Aid Kit

Kath Wills is a member of the Llanberis Mountain Rescue Team and a Recue Emergency Care (REC) first aid instructor. She runs Active First Aid in Snowdonia. Here, she advises what to put in a comprehensive general mountain first aid kit for a group of people...

Ten Serious Mistakes Winter Walkers Make

From dropping a glove to falling through a cornice, basic slip-ups can have serious consequences in winter. But most mistakes ought to be avoidable. Here's what not to do...

Rescue Calling in a Mountain Rescue

Sharpening up your Ice Tools

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Ten Top Tips for Buying Summer Boots

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Ten Top Tips for Wild Camping

How to Buy a Waterproof Jacket

How To Avoid Ticks and Lyme Disease

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