Packed with essential training and techniques, this book is the official handbook for Mountain Training's walking schemes. The book is split into thee parts: Getting Around in the Hills, The Upland Environment and Group Management.This book is a reference tool for every walker as well as for those who wish to lead in the hills. Its function design with easy-reference pages, striking illustrations and images make this book an indespensable guide to the skills required for summer hillwalking. It includes many tried and tested techniques that enable walkers to consolidate existing skills and develop new ones.Containing valuable information on navigation, risk management, leadership, understanding the weather and environment and the latest information about access and conservation, this is an essential companion for anyone looking to hillwalk in the UK and Ireland. It is the first volume in a series of Mountain Training manuals.