Essential Skills & Techniques Guidebook: This mountain instructional manual provides a comprehensive introduction to the skills that all budding mountaineers must master in order to safely enjoy glacier walks and easy snow and ice climbs. It covers basic techniques for tying into a rope (knots, taking in coils round the shoulder, tying-in distances between climbers, etc.), walking across glaciated terrain (crampon techniques, using an ice axe, etc.), belaying on snow and ice (with a belay plate, around the waist, stopping a slide, etc.) and getting out of crevasses. This instructional book introduce to glacier skills. Perfect form more autonomy in mountain.