SIGNED books available to buy now
- Tuesday 30 November 2021
If you like to start your Christmas shopping early, then why not consider treating someone to a SIGNED copy of one of the books below?
We only have a limited number of signed copies available, so make sure you order one now before they’re sold out!
England & Wales Island Bagging / £16.00
England & Wales Island Bagging by Lisa Drewe is a stunning and informative guide to the islands of England, Wales, the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man. Almost 300 islands are included, from larger, populated islands to remote, uninhabited islets; the author has described the best ways to experience each one.
Wild Waters / £16.00
Wild Waters by Susanne Masters is a celebration of the wildlife that can be found in and around our varied waterways. Armchair explorers can read about how aquatic plants and animals enrich human life. Swimmers, paddleboarders, and anyone with a passion for the outdoors can learn about local wildlife. With stunning illustrations by Alice Goodridge.
Swimming Wild in the Lake District / £16.00
Swimming Wild in the Lake District by Suzanna Cruickshank is an informative and inspiring book for both new and experienced wild swimmers, exploring the larger lakes in the beautiful Lake District National Park. Contains all the inspiration, practical advice and local knowledge you need to plan your next adventure.
The Outdoor Swimming Guide / £16.00
The Outdoor Swimming Guide features over 400 great places to swim outside in Great Britain. It includes lidos, rivers, lakes and other stretches of water specifically designated for open water swimming. It’s the perfect guide for the travelling swimmer and an essential companion when heading on holiday with the family or children.
Waymaking / £14.39
Waymaking is an anthology of prose, poetry and artwork by women who are inspired by wild places, adventure and landscape. With contributions from a variety of adventurers, it is an inspiring and pivotal work published in an era when wilderness conservation and gender equality are at the fore.
The Farthest Shore / £11.96
In February 2019, award-winning writer Alex Roddie left his online life behind to walk 300 miles through the Scottish Highlands. The Farthest Shore is the story of his solo trek along the remote Cape Wrath Trail. Journeying through a vanishing winter, Alex learnt about solitude, nature and the threats faced by Scotland’s mountain landscape.
Sky Dance / £8.00
In his first two bestselling books, The Last Hillwalker and Bothy Tales, mountain writer John D. Burns invited readers to join him in the hills and wild places of Scotland. In Sky Dance, he returns to that world. As wild land is threatened like never before, it’s time we asked ourselves what kind of future we want for the Highlands.
Wild Winter / £7.99
John D. Burns, bestselling author of The Last Hillwalker, rediscovers Scotland’s mountains, bothies and wildlife in the stormiest months. Wild Winter is a reminder of the wonder of nature and the importance of caring for our environment. As he travels through the Highlands, John finds adventure, humour and a deep connection with this wild land.
Tales from the Big Trails / £7.99
Tales from the Big Trails is Martyn Howe's story of walking the nineteen National Trails in England, Scotland and Wales, some 3,000 miles in total. Martyn vividly describes the diverse landscapes, wildlife, culture and heritage he encounters, the physical and mental health benefits he derives from walking, and the people who enrich his travels.
Never Leave the Dog Behind / £7.19
‘The hills bring into focus just how much we love being with dogs.’ In Never Leave the Dog Behind, award-winning writer Helen Mort explores the relationship between dogs, mountains and the people who love them. She meets search and rescue dogs, interviews climbers, and tells her own transformative story of falling in love with a whippet named Bell.
Broken / £10.39
In Broken, Ally Beaven takes an entertaining look at just why 2020 was so unusual and historic for long-distance running in the UK. With his interest in Fastest Known Times (FKTs) piqued, Beaven immerses himself in the scene. Through the stories of numerous incredible records, Beaven brings us an inside look at the FKT machine.
Adventures in Mind / £10.39
Heather Dawe was 17 when she started running. A climber since youth, an obsession with wild places and the mountains was engrained in her DNA. An intensely deep and personal book, Adventures in Mind explores what what it takes to compete in adventure races; the training, sacrifice and mistakes that must be made in order to learn and develop.
Lake District Trail Running / £10.36
Lake District Trail Running by Helen Mort is a comprehensive guide to off-road running in the Lake District National Park. With 20 runs, from 5.1km to 17km in length, this book is suitable for runners of all abilities.
A Bicycle Ride in Yorkshire / £7.99
Inspired by Yorkshire's landscape and history, A Bicycle Ride in Yorkshire is an illustrated guide to the route of Le Tour Yorkshire – the start of the 2014 Tour de France, by cyclist, writer and artist Heather Dawe. It is a guide to riding the route, to the sights along the way and to the rich cycling heritage found on Yorkshire's roads.
Beastmaking / £20.00
Beastmaking by Ned Feehally is a book about training for climbing. It is designed to provide normal people – like you and me – with the tools we need to get the most out of our climbing. It features sections on finger strength, fingerboarding, board training, mobility and core, and includes suggested exercises and workouts.
Crack Climbing / £20.00
Crack Climbing by Pete Whittaker provides a single point of reference for all crack climbing techniques. Pete demonstrates the many different techniques and to give you an understanding of when, why and how to use them. Also features interviews with some of the world’s top crack climbers, including Lynn Hill, Alex Honnold and Peter Croft.
Hard Rock / £31.95
Featuring over 50 crags and 69 routes, Hard Rock epitomises all that is great about traditional climbing in Great Britain. The routes tackle big mountain walls, gritstone outcrops and epic sea cliff adventures, with essays written by Chris Bonington, Royal Robbins, Pete Crew, Eleanor Fuller and more. New edition compiled by Ian Parnell.
Selected Climbs and Bouldering in Wilton Quarries / £16.00
The Wilton Quarries have been excavated since the mid-1840s to provide building stone for surrounding Lancashire towns. Now the haunt of climbers and boulderers, they provide some of the finest gritstone quarry climbing in the land. Selected Climbs and Bouldering in Wilton Quarries by author and stalwart guidebook champion David Price is a celebration of these quarries. Exclusively illustrated by Malc Baxter, it also honours the fine tradition of crag diagrams.
Peak District Gritstone / £27.95
Peak District Gritstone by Graham Hoey is a comprehensive guide to over 2,000 Peak grit trad trad routes graded from Mod to E10. Each crag features detailed information and superb action photography. With over 400 colour photo topos, plus maps. A detailed introduction includes everything you need to plan a visit.
The Desert / £9.56
The Desert is a definitive, independently published account of a dirtbag climber searching for love, passion, fresh air, and, ultimately an escape from the hyper-connectedness of the modern world.
Statement / £16.00
In Statement, Ben Moon's official biography, award-winning writer Ed Douglas paints a portrait of a climbing visionary and dispels the myth of Moon as an anti-traditional climbing renegade. Interviews with Moon are complemented with insights from family and friends and extracts from magazines and personal diaries and letters.
Ron Fawcett – Rock Athlete / £10.39
Winner: 2010 Boardman Tasker Prize. Ron Fawcett is a natural-born climber. In 1969, while still at school in his native Yorkshire, he tied into a climbing rope for the first time and was instantly hooked. From that moment on, it seemed nothing else in his life mattered nearly as much as his next vertical fix. In Rock Athlete, he tells his story.
Jerry Moffatt – Revelations / £10.39
When Jerry Moffatt burst onto the scene as a brash 17-year-old, rock climbing had never seen anyone like him before. Fiercely ambitious, even as a boy Moffatt was focussed on one thing: being the best in the world. This title tells the story of his meteoric rise to stardom, and how he overcame injury to stay at the top.
The Last Blue Mountain / £10.39
The Last Blue Mountain is the heart-rending true story of the 1957 expedition to Mount Haramosh in the Karakoram range in Pakistan. An avalanche leaves four young climbers stranded in a snow basin, desperately endeavouring to avoid an icy grave. Ralph Barker's book is a mountaineering classic about friendship and fortitude in the face of tragedy.
The Wild Within / £10.39
The Wild Within is the third book by Simon Yates, one of Britain's most accomplished mountaineers. Yates leads expeditions to the Cordillera Darwin in Tierra del Fuego, the Wrangell St-Elias ranges on the Alaskan-Yukon border, and Eastern Greenland, and this book relates his experiences of the rapid commercialisation of mountain wilderness.
The Magician's Glass / £11.96
The Magician’s Glass by award-winning writer Ed Douglas is a collection of eight essays on some of the biggest stories and best-known personalities in the world of climbing. He writes about failure, controversy, the impact of mountaineering on local communities, the link between art and alpinism, and why people climb mountains.
The Uncrowned King of Mont Blanc / £11.96
The Uncrowned King of Mont Blanc by Peter Foster is the story of Thomas Graham Brown: scientist, mountaineer and psychological paradox, most famous for his groundbreaking routes on the Brenva Face of Mont Blanc and his turbulent relationship with Frank Smythe.
On Thin Ice / £9.60
On Thin Ice is Mick Fowler’s second set of climbing memoirs, following Vertical Pleasure. Here, the celebrated mountaineer records his expeditions since 1990 where, despite work and family commitments, he maintained a regular series of ‘big trips’ to challenging objectives around the world with a sequence of major successes.
The Land That Made Us / £13.59
The Land That Made Us, edited by Christine Gregory and Sheila Hine, is the story of eighty years of farming in the South West Peak District. It is told through the words of local farmers and land managers, many of whom have lived and farmed in this often challenging landscape for generations.
The Water Vole / £13.59
In The Water Vole, Christine Gregory tells the story of the water vole, past, present and future, principally through its history in the waterways of Derbyshire.
Brown Hares in the Derbyshire Dales / £13.59
Brown Hares in the Derbyshire Dales by Christine Gregory is a written and photographic celebration of one of the Peak District's most secretive and enigmatic animals. Meticulously researched and beautifully illustrated with over 100 photographs, this book gives an insight into the life, habitat and history of a much loved, yet threatened, species.
Bells and Bikes / £10.39
Rod Ismay has a passion (some would say obsession) for the Tour de France. Fortunately Rod’s issues found their natural home when his native Yorkshire became the host for the 2014 Grand Départ. Rod also has another passion - as well as cycling he is quite keen on bell-ringing, so why not combine the two?