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- Tuesday 13 October 2020
Looking for outdoor inspiration or something to get your teeth into while you're in local lockdown? We have signed copies of many of our fantastic titles, ready and waiting to tide you through the next few weeks. Scroll down to see the options available.
Martin Boysen’s Hanging On, shortlisted for the 2014 Boardman Tasker Award for Mountain Literature, follows his contributions to and experiences in British rock climbing in an insider’s account of British climbing’s golden age. The Uncrowned King of Mont Blanc by Peter Foster is the biography of scientist and mountaineer Thomas Graham Brown, whose encyclopaedic knowledge of the mountain earned him the soubriquet, and whose achievements in the Alps and Greater Ranges place him at the forefront of British mountaineering between the two world wars. Quest into the Unknown maps Tony Howard's exploits from the Middle East to Scandinavia, Madagascar to Antarctica; and The Magician’s Glass by award-winning writer Ed Douglas is a collection of eight recent essays on some of the biggest stories and best-known personalities in the world of climbing.
Steve McClure’s Beyond Limits tells the story of a climber and his obsessive exploration of the sport, while trying to find the balance between risk and reward. Norton of Everest is Hugh Norton’s sensitive and knowledgeable biography of his father’s remarkable life as a mountaineer, naturalist, artist, soldier and family man. In On Thin Ice, Mick Fowler's superb second book, he takes us from the cliffs of Jordan to the deepest Himalaya, with jaunts to the Andes and Alaska thrown in for good measure. Seven Climbs is a compelling account of Sherwood's efforts to answer a much-debated question: which are the world’s greatest climbs? And The Last Blue Mountain is the heart-rending true story of the 1957 expedition to Mount Haramosh in the Karakoram range in Pakistan.
An updated edition of the 1980 publication to reflect the latest developments, The Darkness Beckons features over 400 breath-taking photographs and illustrations and is an inspirational read for anyone with an interest in exploration and adventure. Published in partnership with the Farming Life Centre and the Peak District National Park Authority, The Land that Made Us asks what makes for sustainability in the short and the long term. Kinder Scout: The People’s Mountain is a celebration of a northern English mountain and our role in its creation.
In his first two bestselling books, The Last Hillwalker and Bothy Tales, John D. Burns invited readers to join him in the hills and wild places of Scotland. In Sky Dance, he returns to that world to ask fundamental questions about how we relate to this northern landscape – while raising a laugh or two along the way.