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Using Rope for Winter Walking

on Wed 04 Jul 2018 07:37:07 CEST : Using Rope for Winter Walking


I've been thinking about doing winter munro bagging this winter. When I look up winter hill walking a lot of websites recommend taking a rope. Ok, fair enough, but in what way are they saying I should use it? I wont be ice climbing or anything like that. Does it mean I should be taking geat like ice screws up the hill with me to put protect in?!? I doubt I'd be doing very steep slopes. Or does it mean tying a rope between me and my fellow walker? As you can see I'm so any advice would be much appreciated.