Weather For Hillwalkers

Weather For Hillwalkers

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The definitive guide to understanding and interpreting mountain weather systems

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For years hillwalkers and climbers have struggled to understand the complexities of weather systems. Written by a professional weather forecaster, Weather for Hillwalkers provides invaluable insight to the beginner and veteran alike.Now in a new edition, Malcolm Thomas offers an understanding of the principles of the elements - the causes of wind, rain, snow, cloud, fog, thunder and clear skies - and looks at how they are affected by mountains and high ground.Readers will learn the terminology of depressions, warm and cold fronts, air masses and more; how to interpret weather maps; and how to make short-term weather forecasts from observations. This is essential reading for those tackling the elements amongst the hills.

Additional information

Weight0.326 kg
Dimensions19.8 × 12.9 × 1.7 cm
Author

Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Hardback

Pages

127

Language

English

Edition

Second edition

Dewey

551.602479651 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K