The Mountains are Calling: Running in the High Places of Scotland (Hardback)Jonny Muir (author)
Longlisted for the William Hill Sports Book of the Year 2018
The Mountains Are Calling is the exhilarating story of the runners who go to high places.
From its wild origins in the Highlands, hill running in Scotland remains as pure and traditional as sport gets. Jonny Muir explores the history and culture of the sport, and meets the legends of hill running who are revered for their extraordinary endurance.
As he discovers the insatiable lure of the hills, a calling leads him to the supreme test of mountain running: Ramsay's Round - a continuous loop of 23 of Scotland highest mountains, to be completed within 24 hours. This book is lavishly illustrated with maps and two sections of delightful colour plates.
Publisher: Sandstone Press Ltd
Number of pages: 350
Weight: 714 g
Dimensions: 240 x 165 x 35 mm
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“Simply a fantastic book!”
This is a great book that I found difficult to put down! The many wonderful stories, based in Scotland, one of the worlds most beautiful countries, provides inspiration whether you are a runner or not. I got the hill... More
“The Mountains Are Calling by Jonny Muir”
A fascinating book which I thoroughly enjoyed reading. Jonny's knowledge of and more importantly understanding of our beautiful British hill and mountain ranges is reflected throughout the text. The many... More
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