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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.


Reverse Polarity - a Warning to Compass Users

Are navigation errors always the fault of the individual navigator, or might there sometimes be a problem with the compass, a tool we tend to take for granted? Heather Morning of the MCofS investigates.

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.

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 Mountain Rescue Magazine. 'There are many apps for smartphone which show the phone's location, but these rely on the lost person having...

Essential Winter Skills: Walking With an Ice Axe

UKHillwalking is featuring a series of articles on key hillwalking skills in association with Mountain Training. Here mountaineering and skiing instructor Lou Reynolds looks at a winter essential, walking with an ice axe.

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