This is a complete guide to all aspects of climbing and mountaineering across the seasons for both instructors and amateur climbers alike. It is extensively revised and updated with the latest safety guidance, techniques and equipment designs. It includes practical instruction and clear diagrams and photographs that cover all of the techniques, equipment and skills for safe and enjoyable climbing all year round. It is written by two of the UK's foremost mountaineering experts. It includes foreword by Nigel Williams, Head of Training at Glenmore Lodge, Scotland's National Outdoor Training Centre and fully endorsed by the AMI.