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- Birlinn 2013; US$ 10.14
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$ 23.32
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...
- Hodder & Stoughton 2013; Not Available
Starting in the Gobi desert in winter, adventurer Rob Lilwall sets out on an extraordinary six-month journey, walking almost 5000 kilometres across China. Along the way he and his cameraman Leon brave the toxic insides of China's longest road tunnel, explore desolate stretches of the Great Wall and endure interrogation by the Chinese police. ... more...
- Vertebrate Publishing 2014; US$ 4.36
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...
- Luath Press Ltd 2015; US$ 11.65
Walking Through Glasgow's Industrial Past sets out to retrieve the hidden architectural, cultural and historical riches of some of Glasgow?s industrial and working-class districts. Many who enjoy the fruits of Glasgow?s recent gentrification may be surprised and delighted by the gems which Ian Mitchell has uncovered beyond the usual haunts. more...
- UNP - Nebraska 2015; US$ 29.95
On his seventieth birthday in 1909, a slim man with a shock of white hair, a walrus mustache, and a spring in his step faced west from Park Row in Manhattan and started walking. By the time Edward Payson Weston was finished, he was in San Francisco, having trekked 3,895 miles in 104 days. Weston?s first epic walk across America transcended sport.... more...
- Wilderness Press 2015; US$ 18.95
Given its history and massive sprawl, we must admit that, unlike Nancy Sinatra?s boots, Albuquerque was not made for walking. However, that doesn?t mean the art of walking has met its demise here. A resurgence in plans and efforts to make it walkable again indicates that the city is on the verge of a pedestrian renaissance. In the meantime, navigating... more...
- Random House 2011; US$ 15.98
'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...
- Random House 2014; US$ 17.58
?A book to start your heart and feet beating for the road? The Times With its stories of strolling, poems about pavement-pounding and wonderings on wandering, this is the indispensable collection for the flâneur and the rambler ? and everyone in between. Take a turn with Jane Austen, stride side by side with Colm... more...