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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 timeless classics of the British hills - the Bob Graham, Paddy Buckley and Charlie Ramsay Rounds - says Dan Bailey.


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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 both length and difficulty. So does this lavish new guide do justice to the route, and Skye more generally?

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

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 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....

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....

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...


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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 Scotland, covering Trool, Minnoch, Doon and Talnotry. Offering solitude and rugged natural beauty, this rocky, heathery wilderness...

The Cuillin  © Mica Publishing
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...

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...

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,...

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...


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