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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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How To: Make An Emergency Snow Shelter

There's no doubt that having the skills to create an effective emergency winter shelter is an essential skill for all winter mountaineers, says Paul Lewis. The shelters described here shouldn't take long to create so have a practice during your winter...

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...

How To Get Off: Navigating in the Northern Corries

In this article Dan Goodwin and Jack Geldard take us through some of the better descents out of Coire an t Sneachda in the Cairngorms. This article includes helpful tips and details on descent routes and also a full colour topo of the descents.


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