The Walker's Guide to Outdoor Clues and Signs: Their Meaning and the Art of Making Predictions and Deductions (Paperback)Tristan Gooley (author)
Winner of the Outdoor Book of the Year at The Great Outdoors Awards 2015
The ultimate guide to what the land, sun, moon, stars, trees, plants, animals, sky and clouds can reveal - when you know what to look for. Includes over 850 outdoor clues and signs.
This top ten bestseller is the result of Tristan Gooley's two decades of pioneering outdoors experience and six years of instructing, researching and writing. It includes lots of outdoor clues and signs that will not be found in any other book in the world.
As well as the most comprehensive guide to natural navigation for walkers ever compiled, it also contains clues for weather forecasting, tracking, city walks, coast walks, night walks and dozens of other areas.
From the author of How To Read Water, The Sunday Times Book Of The Year.
'Even the intrepid Bear Grylls could learn a trick or two from this book.' - The Times
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
Number of pages: 448
Weight: 308 g
Dimensions: 198 x 150 x 29 mm
In terms of sheer did-you-knows per page it is one of the richest, densest, most rewarding books on nature I have read in a long time...its joy in deduction is infectiously delightful. -- James McConnachie * Sunday Times *
Learning so much in The Walker's Guide, the new book from Tristan Gooley, that I might have to take another long walk ... * Nicholas Crane *
I for one will never look at the British countryside in quite the same way again. -- Stephen Moss * Countryfile Magazine *
Gooley can show the most moonstruck how to interpret their surroundings. Even the intrepid Bear Grylls could learn a trick or two from this book. * The Times *
Anyone interested in walking out of doors at any time would be well advised to read this excellent book. * The Royal Institute of Navigation *
As with his earlier, equally important The Natural Navigator , this text is densely packed with information, engagingly and clearly written ... Every outdoor-lover should have at least one Tristan Gooley book in their library. He's attained national treasure status, as useful and educative as he is endearingly unique. -- Jim Perrin * The Great Outdoors magazine *
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Tristan Gooley's new book is wonderful. The landscape comes alive through the clues he helps you to see. He offers insights and also anecdotal examples. In this book, he even enlivens the urban landscape by... More
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