Winter Skills Videos - Navigation
Winter navigation brings with it addtional challenges such as reduced features, shorter daylight hours and white out conditions, making it all the more important to be confident in knowing where you are.
Winter Navigation - verifying your location
Using 4 features to verify where you are is a very useful tool to give you confidence in your position before starting the next leg.
Winter navigation - verifying your position using a GPS
Using a GPS to back up you navigation skills and confirm your position is another useful skill to have should you wish to call upon it.
In Winter Skills
there is a great section on winter navigation and the use of a GPS in Navigation in the Mountains
the official navigation book for all Mountain Training schemes. You can buy both of these publications from the Mountain Training shop
Avalanche Rescue and Safety Equipment
Avoiding avalanche hazard remains the priority in avalanche education. Mountain Training have a positioning statement
on avalanche rescue and safety equipment for mountaineers.
Other winter skills videosAvalanche ForecastsIce axe self arrestSecurity on steep ground