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- Storey Publishing, LLC 2014; US$ 9.95
Strap on your boots and get out on the trail! Drawing from personal experience, Michael W. Robbins describes what to expect when hiking in various terrains ? from forests to fields and lake edges to mountains. Informative and fun, The Hiking Companion combines tips for trip planning, equipment, navigation, and safety with exciting stories of once-in-a-lifetime... more...
- National Geographic Society 2012; US$ 19.95
Supreme long-distance hiker Andrew Skurka shares his hard-earned knowledge in this essential guide to backpacking gear and skills. Described by National Geographic as ?one of the best traveled and fastest hikers on the planet,? and named ?Adventurer of the Year? by Outside and ?Person of the Year? by Backpacker , Skurka recounts what he?s learned... more...
- Sasquatch Books 2014; US$ 18.95
Explore the North Cascades National Park and the wilderness around Washington State?s scenic North Cascades using this guidebook to the 59 best day hikes in the region. Each trail is rated, and ranges from easy to moderate to extreme?giving newbie hikers or veterans with hundreds of miles on their boots the choices they want. The relaunch of this popular... more...
- Canongate Books 2010; US$ 13.29
For the last thirty years John Lister-Kaye, one of Britain?s best-known nature writers, has taken the same circular walk from his home deep in a Scottish glen up to a small hill loch. Each day brings a new observation or a unexpected encounter ? a fragile spider?s web, an osprey struggling to lift a trout from the water or a woodcock exquisitely camouflaged... more...
- Neil Wilson Publishing 2011; US$ 7.28
A practical rucksack item for any hillwalker or camper who wants to do more than simply open a boil-in-the-bag meal or some powdered soup on the hill. Some 100 recipes by Munro-bagger Dave Coustick show that it is possible to eat hearty meals without having to carry masses of ingredients or be wieghed down with cans and packets. Helpful hints on how... more...
- Birlinn 2013; US$ 8.99
Opened in 1980, the West Highland Way was Scotland's first Long Distance Route and remains the most popular, with more than 15,000 walkers tackling it each year. It runs from Milngavie, on the outskirts of Glasgow, to Fort William. The 152km route passes along the east of Loch Lomond, the largest expanse of fresh water in Britain, and across Rannoch... more...
- Luath Press Ltd 2013; US$ 29.99
An adventure across a thousand miles of Scotland's mountains. In this personal guide to the triumphs, hardships and perils of scaling the Munros, Landsberg brings the joys and pitfalls of hill-climbing to life. Landsberg's adventures are presented in vivid detail, with insights ranging from encompassing the wonder of unique experiences like seeing... more...
- Vertebrate Publishing 2014; US$ 4.99
Graham Wilson's Climbing Down, selected as a Travel Book of the Week in The Guardian, features long distance walks in the Scottish, Welsh and English hills ? but in manageable chunks. Wilson makes an entertaining companion; once he was fit enough for the Bob Graham Round, now he's the victim of a crumbling hip. So, he breaks the walks into sections... more...