Ready for the hills

United Kingdom, 1974

Film
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A training film on the basic essentials of hillcraft including training beforehand, blisters and the need for boots, type of anorak; windproof or waterproof, keeping together, the correct pace; how to walk, ascent and descent; the need for a leader, contrasts in weather conditions, food for lunch; emergency rations, drinking water and other refreshments, litter, first aid kit, map and compass, staying at youth hostels.

Credits

co-producers/directors

Peter Halket

Maurice Dybeck

production company

Explorer Films

Language

English

Duration

00:22:04:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

27775

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Outdoor recreation - Great Britain

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Outdoor education

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Outdoor education

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Outdoor recreation - Safety measures

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Physical education and training

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Survival and emergency equipment

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Outdoor education

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Outdoor recreation - Great Britain

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Rock climbing

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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