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- Cicerone Press 2008; US$ 18.89
Guide to Via Ferrata routes in Italy's Southern Dolomites, in the major mountain ranges of Civetta, Schiara and Pala as well as those to the west in the Brenta. Via ferrata climbing -- using routes with fixed cables -- is a great way for walkers and scramblers to get to places usually reserved for expert rock climbers. more...
- Cicerone Press 2010; US$ 20.42
Mountain walking and trekking guide to Croatia, Europe with walks in the Dinaric Alps (Gorski Kotar and Velebit), Istria, Slavonia, the islands (Peljeöac, Korcula, Mljet, Hvar, Brac, Loöinj and Cres) and around Zagreb. 26 routes from easy day walks to treks and via ferrata over varied terrain. Includes full background information and hut... more...
- Cicerone Press 2011; US$ 26.18
An inspirational walking guide to 20 summer treks in the European Alps in Italy, Austria, Switzerland, France and Slovenia, by 8 Alpine trekking experts, including the classics such as the Tour of Mont Blanc and lesser-known routes like the Traverse of the Slovenian Alps. Illustrated with clear overview maps and route profiles throughout. more...
- Mainstream Publishing 2011; US$ 10.38
The latest addition to this highly popular series takes advantage of Liverpool's proximity to some of the most spectacular mountain scenery in England and Wales. Each of the one hundred walks features: a specially drawn map, notes on features of historical and geographical interest, a detailed route description, full directions from Liverpool city... more...
- Cicerone Press 2011; US$ 18.89
Walks in the South Downs National Park describes 40 circular walking routes for all abilities, from Winchester to Eastbourne. Casual strolls and long-distance walks, in England's newest national park, visiting the iconic Beachy Head and the Seven Sisters, Ditchling Beacon and Cissbury Ring. more...
- Cicerone Press 2011; US$ 27.64
The UK Trailwalker's Handbook is a directory of long-distance paths (LDPs) in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland compiled by the Long Distance Walkers' Association (LDWA), covering 730 national trails, long-distance paths and anytime challenges, with regional overview maps and an index of walking guide publishers and support companies. more...
- Random House 2011; US$ 14.85
'It is good to collect things, but better to go on walks. ' Anatole France. A fundamental act, often taken for granted, yet through the centuries it has inspired a fascinating literature. This, the first comprehensive anthology on the subject, delves into why we walk and how we walk; the differences between the country hike and the city stroll; walking... more...
- Atria Books 2009; Not Available
Fat, forty-four, father of three sons, and facing a vasectomy, Mark Obmascik would never have guessed that his next move would be up a 14,000-foot mountain. But when his twelve-year-old son gets bitten by the climbing bug at summer camp, Obmascik can't resist the opportunity for some high-altitude father-son bonding by hiking a peak together. After... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2011; US$ 21.00
The most up-to-date and comprehensive guide to equipment and technique available anywhere' - Backpack (UK). This enormously practical guide includes everything from essential techniques such as map and compass work to the skills needed for more remote wilderness journeys - such as how to ford rivers safely and how to choose a route through untracked... more...
- Storey Publishing, LLC 2014; US$ 9.95
Expert hiker†Michael W. Robbins offers an overview of the hiking experience in various terrains, from forests to fields to mountains. He discusses common mistakes and how to avoid them and gives recommendations on trip planning, pacing, and appropriate gear. He covers the basics of navigating, including use of a compass, and he even includes a chapter... more...