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- Monday 6 December 2021
All of these books are currently low in stock so make sure you order a copy now before they're sold out!
(SIGNED) The Vanishing Ice / £16.00
Iain Cameron is Britain's foremost expert on snow patches. He takes us on a tour of Britain which includes the Scottish Highlands, the Southern Uplands, the Lake District and Snowdonia, seeking isolated patches of snow which can linger into summer and beyond. The Vanishing Ice is a eulogy to snow, the mountains and the great outdoors.
(SIGNED) 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.
(SIGNED) 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.
(SIGNED) 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.
The Mountain Path / £19.20
In 1998, Paul Pritchard was struck on the head by a falling rock as he climbed a sea stack in Tasmania. Close to death, Pritchard kept himself going with a promise that he would ‘at least attempt to live’. The Mountain Path is an adventure book like no other, an exploration of a healing brain, a test of will and a triumph of hope.
Structured Chaos / £19.20
Structured Chaos by Boardman-Tasker-winning author and renowned climber Victor Saunders describes his progression from scaling canal walls in Camden to expeditions in the Himalaya and Karakoram. Told with humour, warmth and honesty, this is a story of friendships, adventures, triumphs and failures.
Traffic-Free Cycle Trails / £16.00
Traffic-Free Cycle Trails by Nick Cotton contains over 400 cycle routes in Great Britain. This book includes a great variety of routes on former railway paths, canal towpaths and forest trails in England, Scotland and Wales, with every ride away from traffic, and it is perfect for families and leisure cyclists.
No Easy Way / £11.96
Mick Fowler is the master of the small Himalayan expedition. He has been at the forefront of this approach to alpinism for thirty years, balancing family life, work at the tax office and annual trips to the greater ranges. In No Easy Way, Fowler recounts expeditions to stunning mountains in China, India, Nepal and Tibet.
Beyond Limits / £16.00
Beyond Limits is the autobiography of Steve McClure, one of the world's top rock climbers. From his childhood encounters with the sandstone outcrops of the North York Moors right up to his cutting-edge first ascents such as Overshadow (F9a+) at Malham, Steve explores his deep passion for climbing and how it has dictated and shaped his life.
Great Himalaya Trail / £10.39
In 2012, Himalaya veteran Gerda Pauler set out to walk the Great Himalaya Trail, one of the longest and highest trails in the world, to raise awareness of autism in Nepal. Beautifully written and with a foreword by Chris Bonington, this is much more than a travel diary – it is a collection of stories from the heart of Nepal and its people.
In the Shadow of Ben Nevis / £10.39
In the Shadow of Ben Nevis is the story of Ian 'Spike' Sykes. Already a keen climber as a teenager, he was posted to the RAF Kinloss Mountain Rescue Team, and was involved in some of the most legendary call-outs in Scottish mountain rescue history. The book includes a foreword by legendary mountaineer Hamish MacInnes, a close friend of Spike's.
The Boardman Tasker Omnibus / £8.00
Peter Boardman and Joe Tasker were at the forefront of Alpine and Himalayan climbing during the 1970s and early 1980s. Both were fine communicators and writers. This omnibus collects their books in which they describe some of the most dynamic climbs of the period.
A collection of 23 short stories by Dermot Somers, on mountaineering, travel, exploration, love and friendship. Somer's stories first appeared in two original collections 'Mountains and Other Ghosts' (1990) and the award-winning 'At the Rising of the Moon' (1994), and are reprinted here in one volume.