The Call of the Mountains: Sights and inspirations from a journey of a thousand miles through Scotland's Munro ranges (Hardback)
  • The Call of the Mountains: Sights and inspirations from a journey of a thousand miles through Scotland's Munro ranges (Hardback)
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The Call of the Mountains: Sights and inspirations from a journey of a thousand miles through Scotland's Munro ranges (Hardback)

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Hardback 370 Pages / Published: 20/10/2013
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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 the birth of a deer to the mundane delight of the flavour of sandwich he had on a given day. Throughout his account, Landsberg provides an in-depth insight into his growing obsession with climbing the Munroes and its effect on his physical, emotional and spiritual development. With insights on the history, culture, ecology and geology of Scotland's mountains and guides to Gaelic place names, mountain safety and an analysis the science of walking, this book provides a complete guide for anyone looking for adventure in the Highlands, and is sure to inspire anyone who reads it to go climb a rock!

Publisher: Luath Press Ltd
ISBN: 9781908373700
Number of pages: 370
Weight: 490 g
Dimensions: 240 x 173 x 23 mm

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