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REVIEW: Christmas Books - Our Recommendations

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.

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REVIEW: Highland Scrambles South

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.

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.

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 spectacular mountain ranges is packed with classic snowy days for visitors of all abilities, reckons Mike Kann

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...

Trail Running: Chamonix & the Mont Blanc Region

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

Book Review: The Grahams & The Donalds

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

Rockfax - Dolomites : Rock Climbs and Via Ferrata

In this review UKC regular Tom Ripley takes a look at the new Dolomites guide, written by fellow UKC regular...

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PRODUCT NEWS: Trekking in Tajikistan by Cicerone Press

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 trails linking remote villages and shepherd camps. This is Tajikistan, 'the Roof of the World', where the mighty Himalaya meet the Tian ...

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 available.

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

This guidebook presents 60 routes covering some of the best day walks, scrambles, hut-to-hut walks, alpine mountaineering, sport climbing, via ferratas, mountain-biking routes, road rides, city and trail runs...

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...

There are guidebooks, then there are real guidebooks

Announcing two new photo-location and visitor guidebooks from fotoVUE, Photographing The Peak District...

Now available: Day Walks in Devon

Day Walks in Devon features 20 circular routes, between 8.8 and 17.6 miles (14.1km and 28.3km), suitable for hillwalkers...

Now available: Day Walks in the Cotswolds by Vertebrate Publishing

Day Walks in the Cotswolds features 20 circular routes, between 7.1 and 12.6 miles...

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