Mountains exist in almost every country in the world. Almost every war has included some type of mountain operations. This pattern will not change; therefore, soldiers will fight in mountainous terrain in future conflicts.

Mountain operations have not changed, but the equipment and transportation available today have changed. The helicopter allows access to terrain that was once unreachable or could be reached only by slow methodical climbing.

If bad weather exists, commanders must still use mountain climbing techniques to reach certain objectives. Soldiers and leaders must know how to cope with mountainous terrain. These techniques must be applied in a safe and cautious manner.

To be proficient, each soldier must work together as a team in building on mountaineering techniques today, tomorrow, and in the future.

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