Mountain Travellers' Handbook
With more than 60 contributors, this book is an essential resource for trekkers and mountain expedition leaders. It covers a wide range of topics - from deciding when and where to go to choosing the right equipment & clothing, to dealing with altitude sickness and other mountains hazards, to improving your mountain photography.
Paul Deegan, British Mountaineering Council, 2002. ISBN 0 903908-47-6. £13 incl. p&p
Blood, Sweat and Charity
The ultimate charity challenge handbook. With information on how to be a successful fundraiser, how to train safely and how to plan and execute independent challenges.
Nick Stanhope, 2005. ISBN 1-90307041-4. £12.50 incl. p&p
The contributors to this book have wide polar experience, based on many journeys to, or years of scientific endeavour in both the Arctic and Antarctic. Intended as a starting point for those planning trips to polar environments, the book includes sections on polar camp craft, transport, navigation, communications, safety, photography and medicine.
Rachel Duncan (ed), 4th Edition 2003. ISBN 0 907649-91-2. 114pp. illus. £12.50 incl. p&p. Also available for free download by clicking on the link to the right.
Tropical Forest Expeditions
Techniques and equipment, including navigation, camping and river travel, with notes on fieldwork and accessing the canopy.
Clive Jermy & Roger Chapman, Revised edition 2002. ISBN 0 90764984 X. 192pp. illus. £12.50 incl. p&p. Also available for free download by clicking on the link to the right.