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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 Kocsis. And the photos do it more than justice too.


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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 writing compilations, readers this Christmas will be spoilt for choice. Here are our favourites.

SMC scrambles guide montage  © Dan Bailey
SMC scrambles guide montage  © Dan Bailey

Highland Scrambles South

A decade after its predecessor was published, this follow-up to the SMC's classic Highland Scrambles North has finally hit the shelves. Dan Bailey takes it for a test run.

Lakeland running review montage  © Cicerone
Lakeland running review montage  © Cicerone

Trail & Fell Running in the Lake District Guidebook

Lakes-based fell runner John Fleetwood looks at the new Cicerone guide to running in the Lake District. There may not be much here for old hands, he says, but for novice runners or newcomers to the fells, it's got a lot to offer.

Dolomites ski tours & snow shoeing montage  © UKC Gear
Dolomites ski tours & snow shoeing montage  © UKC Gear

Ski Touring & Snowshoeing in the Dolomites by James Rushforth

Covering ground on both ski and snow shoes, this new Cicerone guide to one of the world's most...

Chasing the Ephemeral montage  © Mica
Chasing the Ephemeral montage  © Mica

Chasing the Ephemeral by Simon Richardson

Chasing the Ephemeral by Scottish winter new route guru Simon Richardson is a guidebook with a difference. We think it's...

mont blanc running montage  © Kingsley Jones
mont blanc running montage  © Kingsley Jones

Trail Running: Chamonix & the Mont Blanc Region

While Chamonix has traditionally been a base for mountaineering it now has world renowned trail running races...

grahams montage  © Rab Anderson
grahams montage  © Rab Anderson

Book Review: The Grahams & The Donalds

Dan Bailey reviews a new guidebook to the smaller - but often no less interesting - hills of Scotland


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The Cuillin  © Mica Publishing

Britain's Greatest Mountain Challenge?

The Cuillin Ridge - 15 miles, more than 30 summits (including 11 Munros and 9 Munro Tops), nearly 10,000ft of ascent and rock climbing up to Severe, in a day. Not many achieve that goal, but The Cuillin & Other Skye Mountains, the first comprehens...

Outdoor Adventures with Children - Lake District  © Cicerone Press
Outdoor Adventures with Children - Lake District  © Cicerone Press

Outdoor Adventures with Children - Lake District from Cicerone Press

Unplug and unwind with the kids on an adventure or three in the Lake District. Discover Squirrel Nutkin's island, go geocaching (the kids will explain), pedal, paddle, scramble, swim, wander and wonder. There's a...

Day Walks in Cornwall: pre-order for 20% off

Day Walks in Cornwall features 20 circular routes between 7.2 and 13.7 miles (11.6km and 22km) in length, suitable for hillwalkers of all abilities.

Crossing the Gunt River  © Cicerone
Crossing the Gunt River  © Cicerone

Trekking in Tajikistan by Cicerone Press

Step into another world, a land of soaring peaks and wild valleys, criss-crossed by a network of centuries-old...

This isn't just a hillwalking guidebook

Nick Livesey's Photographing The Snowdonia Mountains will be published early December. Pre-orders for £22 are now...

Mountain Adventures Innsbruck thumb  © Cicerone
Mountain Adventures Innsbruck thumb  © Cicerone

Discover a range of adventures in Innsbruck with this new Cicerone guidebook

This guidebook presents 60 routes covering some of the best day walks,...

New Bible for Mountain Huts

For those who love wild places, there is nothing more magical than a night spent in the mountain hut, with spectacular views...


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