SAS Active Library – Mountain Skills

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A compact, portable guide to all the skills needed to enjoy being out on the hills, avoiding or surviving the various difficulties that can, and do, befall hillwalkers.

Part of an exciting new series which presents a range of SAS skills for a civilian readership, The SAS Active Library: Mountain Skills is a compact and portable guide to the skills and techniques necessary for the safe pursuit of hillwalking and a variety of other outdoor activities.

Helpful guidance on walk preparation, basic navigation and route selection

Detailed advice on coping with specific emergencies ranging from getting lost to dealing with hypothermia and broken limbs

Describes search-and-rescue techniques and suggests ways of making it easier to be found if you are the target

The SAS Active Library: Mountain Skills will be a key addition to every rucksack

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Part of an exciting new series which presents a range of SAS skills for a civilian readership, The SAS Active Library: Mountain Skills is a compact and portable guide to the skills and techniques necessary for the safe pursuit of hillwalking and a variety of other outdoor activities.
· Helpful guidance on walk preparation, basic navigation and route selection
· Detailed advice on coping with specific emergencies ranging from getting lost to dealing with hypothermia and broken limbs
· Describes search-and-rescue techniques and suggests ways of making it easier to be found if you are the target

The SAS Active Library: Mountain Skills will be a key addition to every rucksack

About the Author:

Barry Davies served with the SAS for 18 years and was awarded the BEM for his part in ending a terrorist hijack of a German airliner in Mogadishu in the mid 1970s. SInce leaving the regiment, he has become a professional writer, with much of his literary output based on his military experiences.

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