In "A Step-By-Step Manual to Mountaineering & Trekking Around The World", qualified Sport Scientist and avid mountaineer, Kate Sielmann, provides you with an easy to follow, practical guide, which includes everything you need to know. From the moment you decide to go adventuring to the moment you return home, this guide will help you to avoid the common, not so common, and sometimes extremely costly mistakes beginners tend to make.
In this book, you will learn about:
How to create your own mountaineering and trekking training plan to achieve peak physical fitness in three simple, scientific steps
The gear list that’s essential to your adventure and everything you need to know about how to buy, wear and use your gear, without wasting money
The seven most powerful techniques to mentally prepare for any mountaineering and trekking route, including the eleven essential summit night practices
The layering system that’s crucial to keeping you comfortably warm and dry under any weather conditions
The effects of altitude on the body including the signs and symptoms of Acute Mountain Sickness and the best ways to prevent it and treat it
The nutrition plan that you need to follow to perform optimally, as well as advice about the perfect foods to pack and eat during your adventure
The most important tips and tricks to help you make the most of your adventure, from start to finish.
Following the steps, methods and guidance found in this book, will be the difference between easily and confidently enjoying your adventure and agonisingly struggling through it, wishing for it to be over.
So, take the time now, read the book and follow the plan.