Terry Adby is a freelance writer with an interest in outdoor, adventure, environmental and travel themes. His writing has appeared in The Daily Telegraph, Scotland on Sunday, The Telegraph Magazine, Trail, On the Hill, High Mountain Sports, Climbing, Focus, Quicksilver, Spain and on The Lonely Planet website, plus numerous specialist and business magazines. A member of the Outdoor Writers' Guild, Terry is a hillwalking mountaineer who was inspired to write this book because 'it needed to be written and nobody else had'. He has walked, scrambled and trekked in locations including Britain, the Himalaya and the Pyrenees, and has climbed in Scotland in winter and summer, getting by with a little help from his friends.
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Feature · 16 Dec 2014
Summer hillwalking and winter mountaineering are worlds apart, with virtually every dimension of the environment transformed in the latter season. The risks – and, arguably, the attractions – are multiplied many times over in winter, when the mountains become both wonderland and danger zone. In this first extract from their book ‘The Hillwalker’s Guide to Mountaineering’, Terry Adby and...