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Irish Peaks montage  © Mountaineering Ireland

Irish Peaks - A Celebration of Ireland's Highest Mountains

This attractive new large format guide is an inspiring addition to Irish hill literature, covering every major summit and upland area across Northern Ireland and the Republic. Dan Bailey feels a post-Covid Ireland trip coming on...


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Peak District White Peak East montage  © Cicerone

Walking in the Peak District - White Peak East

When it comes to walking, the Dark Peak and its gritstone edges tend to receive most attention; but those in search of something a little different, and no less stunning, should look to the White Peak. This new guidebook captures the gentler ch...

Skye ridge montage  © Cicerone
Skye ridge montage  © Cicerone

Skye's Cuillin Ridge Traverse

Written by Skye-based guide Adrian Trendall, Cicerone's new guidebook to the Cuillin Ridge Traverse documents this classic mountaineering adventure to an impressive level of detail, says Dan Bailey.

Day Walks in the Cairngorms spread 1  © Vertebrate
Day Walks in the Cairngorms spread 1  © Vertebrate

Day Walks in the Cairngorms

The latest title in Vertebrate Publishing's Day Walks series, this pocket guide both celebrates these very special mountains, and invites you to explore them more deeply, says Dan Bailey.  

The Big Rounds montage  © Cicerone
The Big Rounds montage  © Cicerone

The Big Rounds by David Lintern

Whether you're a keen hill runner or a walker with ambition, this attractive book is an information-packed celebration of three...

Cuillin Book Review  © UKC Gear
Cuillin Book Review  © UKC Gear

The Cuillin & Other Skye Mountains

Skye's Cuillin Ridge is the most sought after mountaineering challenge in the British Isles, being peerless in terms of...

Kinder cover shot  © Vertebrate
Kinder cover shot  © Vertebrate

Kinder Scout, The People's Mountain

Whilst much has been written about Kinder in the past, this is now the definitive work on the People's Mountain, says Martin...

Rob in his natural element  © Rob Greenwood
Rob in his natural element  © Rob Greenwood

Christmas Books - Our Recommendations

From inspiring new rock guides and big name autobiographies, through glossy photography books to some fascinating...


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Snowdonia : Mountain Walks and Scrambles  © UKC Gear

Snowdonia : Mountain Walks and Scrambles - Pre-order Now

During the less restricted summer months Mark Reeves has been working away on an amazing new book covering mountain walks and scrambles in Snowdonia. Have a look now and get some inspiration for next summer when hopefully we will be more free t...

Ben Eighe Landscape  © Rockfax/SMC
Ben Eighe Landscape  © Rockfax/SMC

SMC's Highland Scrambles North now available on Rockfax Digital

Over the past year the Scottish Mountaineering Club (SMC) has been working with Rockfax to digitise their back catalogue of climbing guidebooks. Earlier this year Scottish Sport Climbs was added to Rockfax Digital,...

Pre-order now: The Beaches of Wales

The complete guide to every beach and cove around the Welsh coastline

Two new Fellranger walking guides from Cicerone: Mardale and the Far East and Patterdale  © Cicerone Press
Two new Fellranger walking guides from Cicerone: Mardale and the Far East and Patterdale  © Cicerone Press

Two new Fellrangers from Cicerone: Mardale and the Far East and Patterdale

Mark Richard's series of eight detailed guides to walking throughout...

Walking the Shropshire Way 3x2  © Cicerone Press
Walking the Shropshire Way 3x2  © Cicerone Press

Walking the Shropshire Way from Cicerone Press

A two-week circular trail including the Wrekin, Stiperstones and Wenlock Edgeby by John Gillham.

Wasdale and Langdale Fellranger  © Cicerone Press
Wasdale and Langdale Fellranger  © Cicerone Press

Wasdale and Langdale Fellranger books from Cicerone

Calling all hillwalkers, peak-baggers and fell wanderers…

A new guidebook to walking the Galloway Hills by Cicerone Press

A new Cicerone guidebook describing mountain walks in the Galloway Hills of southern...


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