Britain's Highest Mountain Walks (Hardback)Jeremy Ashcroft (author)
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An essential guidebook to Britain's most popular and classic mountains. From the mountaineering editor of Trail magazine this illustrated guide describes 170 of the best walking and scrambling routes and five `challenge' routes.
Every mountain in England and Wales over 3,000 ft, and every mountain in Scotland over 4,000 ft is described. This selection encompasses a wide variety of terrain and routes, from a simple walk up Snowdon to an exhilarating adventure on the towering cliffs of Ben Nevis.
Each route includes:
* Detailed description of each descent and ascent
* Alternative routes to suit different preferences, levels of ability, and experience
* Relief maps showing each peak and their approaches
* Hand drawn illustrations highlight points of interest and changes to the terrain
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Number of pages: 256
Weight: 990 g
Dimensions: 246 x 195 x 23 mm
"Ashcroft's... intricate pencil sketches and clear route-labelling make him the natural successor to Wainwright, and they certainly share the charm and accessibility of the great man's Pictorial Guides." Walk magazine
"aficionados of Britain's "big `uns" will find it an indispensable gazetteer for their trips to the hills." The Outdoor Times
"the prospect of the hiker in your life - fire on, feet up, brew in hand - delightedly pouring over the 170 spectacular routes etched out and rated here certainly seems a distinct possibility" Wanderlust
"If you fancy doing every scramble, trail and climb to get fit yourself, there's no better book out there." Weekend Sport
"Effortlessly authoritative and illustrated in Jeremy's unique style, this is a vital companion for anyone tackling Britain's highest places." Simon Ingram, Editor, Trail Magazine
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