So, you’ve signed up to embark on a mountaineering expedition. That’s quite the ambitious but respectable pursuit, and though you'll encounter many challenges along the way, an alpine adventure can be one of the most rewarding experiences of your entire life. Needless to say, however, it can also be one of the most dangerous experiences if you’re ill-prepared.
From physically conditioning yourself months in advance to attending backcountry safety and avalanche mitigation courses, there’s a lot that you’ll need to do in order to successfully prepare yourself for such a trip. Have you done your research into what you’ll need to stay safe and prepared when you’re out in some of the most remote and unforgiving places in the world?