Coalter F, Dimeo P, Morrow S & Taylor J (2010) The Benefits of Mountaineering and Mountaineering Related Activities: A Review of Literature: A Report to the Mountaineering Council of Scotland. Mountaineering Council of Scotland; British Mountaineering Council. Department of Sports Studies, University of Stirling. www.thebmc.co.uk/Download.aspx?id=850.
First paragraph: This report presents the findings of a review of literature aimed at identifying robust evidence on the benefits of mountaineering and mountaineering related activities. It presents a review of the evidence available under the following headings:
- Economic impact;
- Physical fitness and health;
- Psychological health and well-being;
- Social and other benefits.