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What is Mountaineering?
Mountaineering can involve a combination of hill walking and scrambling to climb a mountain.
It can also include ski mountaineering. Where scrambling involves elements of both hill walking and rock climbing.
- Sturdy footwear
- Warm and waterproof clothing
- Food and fluids to maintain energy levels
- Map and compass
- Mount Everest is the largest mountain in the world at 8848m high and grows by a quarter or an inch every year.
- It takes 40 days to climb Mount Everest to give the body enough time to adjust to the altitude as there is 66% less oxygen in each breath on the summit of Everest than at sea level
Coaching has long been considered to be about the development of skill in a sport. It has been about acquiring, honing and transferring these skills in the pursuit of athletic achievement.