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Two Moors Way Map Booklet - 1:25,000 OS Route Mapping (Paperback): Sue Viccars Two Moors Way Map Booklet - 1:25,000 OS Route Mapping (Paperback)
Sue Viccars
R290 R224 Discovery Miles 2 240 Save R66 (23%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

All the mapping you need to complete the Two Moors Way, Devon's coast to coast route between Wembury Bay and Lynmouth, including a section of the Erme-Plym Trail. NOTE: An accompanying Cicerone guidebook - The Two Moors Way - describes the route south to north, with summary directions for walking north to south. It includes lots of other practical information and background notes on points of interest along the route, for those who prefer a written guide. The accompanying guidebook INCLUDES a copy of this map booklet. This booklet of Ordnance Survey 1:25,000 Explorer maps has been designed for convenient use on the trail. It shows the full and up-to-date line of the Two Moors Way, along with the relevant extract from the OS Explorer map legend. It is conveniently sized for slipping into a jacket pocket or top of a rucksack and comes in a clear PVC sleeve.

The Pocket Guide to Essential Knots - A Step-By-Step Guide to the Most Important Knots for Everyone (Paperback): Peter Owen The Pocket Guide to Essential Knots - A Step-By-Step Guide to the Most Important Knots for Everyone (Paperback)
Peter Owen
R213 R176 Discovery Miles 1 760 Save R37 (17%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Chamonix - Rockfax - A Guide to the Best Rock Climbs and Mountain Routes Around Chamonix and Mont-Blanc (Paperback): Charlie... Chamonix - Rockfax - A Guide to the Best Rock Climbs and Mountain Routes Around Chamonix and Mont-Blanc (Paperback)
Charlie Boscoe, Jack Geldard
R1,040 R781 Discovery Miles 7 810 Save R259 (25%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The Chamonix Rockfax covers everything from perfect granite rock routes to magnificent long ridges; intimidating north faces to valley sport climbing for the 'rest days'. Or maybe you just want to tick Mont Blanc. It's all here, in a single publication, illustrated with some amazing phototopos, superb maps and with excellent detailed route and approach descriptions.

The Outer Hebrides - 40 Coast & Country Walks (Paperback): Paul Webster, Helen Webster The Outer Hebrides - 40 Coast & Country Walks (Paperback)
Paul Webster, Helen Webster
R182 R168 Discovery Miles 1 680 Save R14 (8%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The Outer Hebrides are a place apart, an island chain stretching almost 200km from the Butt of Lewis to Barra Head with some of Britain's most mesmerising beaches, dramatic mountain ranges, wonderful wildlife, a long and fascinating history and a rich and vibrant Gaelic culture. This book features 40 mostly moderate walks, with many ideal for families, which take in magnificent sweeps of sand, soaring sea cliffs and memorable hill ascents, as well as celebrated cultural sights such as the haunting Standing Stones at Callanish and the blackhouse village of Na Gearrannan.

Reef Smart Guides Grand Cayman (Paperback): Peter Mcdougall, Ian Popple, Otto Wagner Reef Smart Guides Grand Cayman (Paperback)
Peter Mcdougall, Ian Popple, Otto Wagner
R832 R655 Discovery Miles 6 550 Save R177 (21%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

The Definitive Guide to Scuba Diving and Snorkeling in The Grand Cayman Islands For Lonely Planet fans comes a unique and essential scuba, snorkel, and surf travel guide. A great Caribbean travel book. The ultimate guide for beach and marine activities in the Grand Cayman Islands. The detailed descriptions and illustrations of beaches, coral reefs, shipwrecks, and other dive spots are ideal for divers, snorkelers and surfers. This guidebook will help anyone wanting to make the most of their time on the Island and in the water. Detailed descriptions and map art. Reef Smart catalogues the beaches, surf spots, and dive and snorkel sites in the Cayman Islands. With the help of Reef Smart's unique 3D-mapping technology, learn all you need to know about the regions' top dive and snorkel sites. These maps provide useful information such as depths, currents, waves, suggested routes, potential hazards, unique structures, and species information. This guidebook includes descriptions of 245 unique dive and snorkel sites and detailed 3D models of 47 of the island's most popular sites, including the Kittiwake, Babylon, Devil's Grotto, Doc Poulson, Snapper Hole, The Maze and many more. Don't go diving without it. This indispensable resource will help you plan and execute dives without a hitch. Make sure to pack this guidebook with the rest of your scuba gear. This guidebook provides: The best locations for diving, snorkeling, and surfing, and how to access them: Detailed 3D maps, graphics, and information to help you plan your time in and out of the water Species guide to help you identify and understand the marine creatures you'll encounter in the Cayman Islands and its surrounding areas And much more! A unique and comprehensive SCUBA diving book. Also look for Reef Smart Guides Florida: Fort Lauderdale, Pompano Beach, and Deerfield Beach; Reef Smart Guides Barbados; and the best-selling Reef Smart Guides Bonaire.

Walking in Carmarthenshire (Paperback): Jim Rubery Walking in Carmarthenshire (Paperback)
Jim Rubery
R395 R267 Discovery Miles 2 670 Save R128 (32%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Guidebook of 30 day walks in Carmarthenshire, south west Wales. Ranging from 2 to 10 miles in length and suitable for walkers of all abilities, the routes introduce the varied walking on offer in this county, including parts of the Brecon Beacons and the Cambrian Mountains. Most are circular, but four are linear walks along sections of the Carmarthenshire Coast Path. Many of the walks can be reached, either by car or public transport, from Carmarthen, Llandeilo, Llanelli and Llandovery. Alongside detailed route descriptions and clear OS mapping, the book is packed with interesting information about the places and heritage encountered. Notes on landscape, geology and wildlife of the area are included, and for each walk there is useful practical information on transport and refreshments. A county of contrasts with around 1850 miles of footpaths, Carmarthenshire is a walker's paradise. Highlights include the Black Mountains (Mynydd Du), the Teifi Valley, Camarthen Bay, the southwestern Coast, and 'Dylan Thomas Country' around Laugharne.

The Youghiogheny - Appalachian River (Paperback): Tim Palmer The Youghiogheny - Appalachian River (Paperback)
Tim Palmer
R537 R450 Discovery Miles 4 500 Save R87 (16%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

The mountains of southwestern Pennsylvania provide the setting for the most popular whitewater in America: the Youghiogheny River at Ohiopyle. People from all over the nation come to run the rapids, while others simply enjoy the natural beauty of Ohiopyle State Park. But this Appalachian river has many faces as it flows from its source among the scattered mountain farms of western Maryland to its confluence with the Monongahela in the industrial outskirts of Pittsburgh. Though always a home to people who cherish their mountain roots, the region's river offers recreation for millions of Americans.

By canoe, raft, van, and on foot, Tim Palmer explores the river from its highest spring to its industrial end. He writes about the people - afternoon visitors and eigth-generation natives - and about their pasts and their hopes, about the shaping of the land, and the land's inevitable shaping of them.

The author chronicles the rise of the five Ohiopyle rafting companies that host 80,000 visitors each year and then takes the reader on one of these outfitted voyages. Finally, Palmer paddles beyond the Appalachians to the river's urban end near Pittsburgh. Strip mining, land development, and recreation management are examined with a consciousness that asks, What will happen to this remarkable but threatened place?

Walking on Harris and Lewis - 30 day walks exploring the islands (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition): Richard Barrett Walking on Harris and Lewis - 30 day walks exploring the islands (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition)
Richard Barrett
R385 R268 Discovery Miles 2 680 Save R117 (30%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This guidebook describes 30 day walks all over the Isles of Harris and Lewis, in the Outer Hebrides. The walks range from 2 and 14 miles (4 to 22km) in length, and are easily accessible from Stornaway or Tarbet. Routes vary from short strolls to long wilderness hikes, high-level and low-level, and include the An Cliseam horseshoe, visits to ancient historic monuments like the stone circles of Calanais and the famous Butt of Lewis lighthouse, all illustrated with OS 1:50,000 maps and dramatic photography. The routes take in most of the main summits as well as historical and geographical places of interest. A list of all the Marilyns (British hills of any height with a drop of at least 150m on all sides) on Harris, Lewis and St Kilda is included at the back. Tips are also included about walking on St Kilda, Berneray, Taransay, The Shiant Islands and The Flannan Isles, along with a short Gaelic glossary and route summary table, and advice on practicalities to make the most out of any walking trip on Harris and Lewis.

The Lune Valley and Howgills - 40 scenic fell, river and woodland walks (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition): Dennis Kelsall, Jan... The Lune Valley and Howgills - 40 scenic fell, river and woodland walks (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition)
Dennis Kelsall, Jan Kelsall
R337 R270 Discovery Miles 2 700 Save R67 (20%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This guidebook offers a wide range of walks from the source of the river Lune in the Howgill Fells to Glasson Dock, just below Lancaster. The 40 day walks range between 3 and 11 miles in length and are all illustrated with extracts of 1:50,000 OS mapping. The walks start in the north of the region and follow the River Lune southwards to the sea, with bases including Orton, Sedbergh, Kirkby Lonsdale and Lancaster. They explore the infinitely varied landscape as the river Lune flows between the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales national parks and the Forest of Bowland and Arnside and Silverdale Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Also included is an outline of a 60-mile, 6-day route walking the River Lune from end to end, with lots of background information about the area's history, geology and also all the local facilities to help you plan your trip. There are magnificent views from the empty hilltops, delightful natural woodlands full of wildlife, stunning secluded side valleys and open moorland vistas to be explored in Yorkshire, Cumbria and Lancashire.

Walking and Trekking in the Sierra Nevada - 38 walks, scrambles and multi-day traverses (Paperback): Richard Hartley Walking and Trekking in the Sierra Nevada - 38 walks, scrambles and multi-day traverses (Paperback)
Richard Hartley
R383 R304 Discovery Miles 3 040 Save R79 (21%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This guidebook offers a selection of 38 routes from simple day walks, high mountain scrambles to very demanding multi-day treks in the striking Sierra Nevada, the highest mountain range in mainland Spain. Easily accessible from Granada and Malaga, it is a world of soaring, snow-clad peaks and deep valleys, far removed from the crowded beaches of the Costa del Sol just two hours away. The routes are spread across the national park, with attractive towns and villages such as Trevelez, Lanjaron, Hoya de la Mora and Cumbres Verdes serving as potential bases for a walking holiday. From more leisurely outings in the Cumbres Verde area to ascents of mainland Spain's highest summit, Mulhacen, there are routes to suit a range of abilities, although most require a reasonable degree of fitness, navigational skill and experience of high mountain terrain. Whilst some of the routes are day or half-day walks, others take advantage of the region's network of mountain shelters or offer an opportunity to wild camp. Also included are three longer traverses: 'Los Tres Picos' (the Spanish Three Peaks - Veleta, Mulhacen and Alcazaba), 'Los Tres Miles' Integral (a multi-day trek covering all the major 3000m peaks in the range) and an overview of the 302km Sulayr GR240. The walks can be enjoyed most of the year, however conditions may prove too hot at the peak of summer and extra care and equipment will be required in snow or ice: the descriptions assume summer conditions, but include additional notes for winter walking. The guide also includes advice on transport, bases and safety, a tick-list of the 3000m peaks and a Spanish-English glossary.

The Tweed (Paperback): K. R. Fergus The Tweed (Paperback)
K. R. Fergus
R187 R173 Discovery Miles 1 730 Save R14 (7%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

One of the world's great salmon rivers, the Tweed cuts through the heart of the Scottish Borders and, in part, forms the historic boundary between Scotland and England. Rising in the rolling hills near Moffat it weaves through a cherished landscape on its way to Berwick-upon-Tweed and the North Sea passing through the proud Border towns of Peebles, Galashiels, Melrose, Kelso and Coldstream on the way. There is no better way to discover the wildlife, architecture and history of this area of Scotland than to walk. Whatever your ability - walking at high or low level, following tough terrain or level paths - the 25 routes in this guide offer something for everyone.

Azores Tour & Trail Super-Durable Map (Sheet map): Jan Kostura, David Brawn Azores Tour & Trail Super-Durable Map (Sheet map)
Jan Kostura, David Brawn; Edited by Ros Brawn
R229 R189 Discovery Miles 1 890 Save R40 (17%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

For the best adventures, use the best map. Azores Tour & Trail Super-Durable Map is the most detailed, accurate, toughest, large scale map of these 9 islands that you can buy. Super-Durable Maps now come with a 2 year adventurous use wear and tear guarantee, see Discovery Walking Guides website for details. From 1 April 2020 a free Custom Map digital edition for Garmin users is available to download from the Discovery Walking Guides website. 1:60,000 scale for each island, Sao Miguel at 70,000 scale, produces a double sided map sheet of 960mm by 694mm; big enough to show masses of detail but compact enough to use in the car or on the trail. Faial, Pico, Santa Maria and Sao Jorge are on the facing sheet of the map with Corvo, Flores, Graciosa, Sao Miguel and Terceira are on the reverse side. Our special concertina map fold means your map is easy to unfold, and more importantly easy to refold back to its pocket size. You get the most detailed map of the Azores islands that is produced including our 'Tour & Trail' level of detail ranging from major roads to secondary roads to minor roads to streets and narrow country roads, plus dirt roads and walking trails. We have a new method of highlighting the official and published walking trails. This makes it easier to identify the walking trails on the map and easier to find them on the ground. Altitude background colouring is designed to clearly show the altitude range when traveling across the islands by car or on foot.100 metre and 20 metre contours are clearly shown on the map along with a large number of individual height points. Tour & Trail attention to detail is legendary as is our useful symbol range including miradors, picnic areas, petrol stations, bar/restaurants and parking areas where you can pull off the road safely. For adventurers on foot Tour & Trail Maps are researched and designed by hikers for use by hikers. Our comprehensive gps ground surveys produce the best road mapping available but the value of this on the ground research becomes even more important when you leave the tarmac. Super-Durable editions are printed with special UV cured inks on a 100 micron plastic substrate using the only UK press equipped with this latest technology. The result of using this new technology is a Super-Durable Map that feels like silk but will stand up to the roughest treatment of outdoor adventuring and yet fold up like new at the end of your adventure. Quite simply Azores Tour & Trail Super-Durable Map is the most detailed, accurate, toughest, map of the Azores islands that you can buy. Super-Durable maps are 100% recyclable. Digital Custom Map editions of the Azores Tour & Trail Map is available as a free zip file download from the Discovery Walking Guides website for use on Garmin gps units and in Garmin Basecamp and Google Earth software.

Walking the Jurassic Coast - Dorset and East Devon - The walks, the rocks, the fossils (Paperback): Ronald Turnbull Walking the Jurassic Coast - Dorset and East Devon - The walks, the rocks, the fossils (Paperback)
Ronald Turnbull
R387 R271 Discovery Miles 2 710 Save R116 (30%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This guidebook describes 30 walking routes along the Devon-Dorset coast. The majority of the routes hug the shoreline between Torbay and Swanage, while others venture inland on the Dorset Downs. The walks range in length from 3 to 20 miles (5 to 33km) and are suitable for most walkers, with shorter routes alongside plenty of more challenging, full-day hikes. As well as detailed descriptions for every walk, accompanied by OS maps, there are details on available parking, points of interest along the way and advice on the terrain covered. The guide has been divided into areas: Devon's Red Beds, the Lias, Chesil Beach, Chalk walks (Lulworth and inland) and the Isle of Purbeck. The geological descriptions are accompanied by strata diagrams, geological timelines, explanations of the creation of the various sedimentary rocks along the coast, and discussion of how and why the various formations formed millennia ago. The incredible - yet readable - detail brings these walks and the landscape alive. The Jurassic Coast of Devon and Dorset, stretching between Exeter and Bournemouth, is a geological wonderland. Natural wonders like Chesil Beach, Durdle Door and fossils so numerous you'll be tripping over them, combine with southern England's rolling Downs, tiny villages, beaches and sunny summers to provide a stunning and awe-inspiring landscape to explore.

Walking in Cyprus - 44 walks in the South and the North (Paperback): Nike Werstroh, Jacint Mig Walking in Cyprus - 44 walks in the South and the North (Paperback)
Nike Werstroh, Jacint Mig
R492 R346 Discovery Miles 3 460 Save R146 (30%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This guidebook presents 44 graded walks spread across the island, covering both southern and northern Cyprus, with a slight focus on the central Troodos region. Clear description and mapping is presented for each route and a route summary table makes it easy to choose an appropriate walk. The walks, of 3 to 20km, range from gentle strolls to longer, more demanding routes, sometimes involving steep ascents, difficult terrain or navigational challenge. They showcase Cyprus's captivating landscapes, from the sun-kissed coastline lapped by clear turquoise waters to the pine-clad slopes of the Troodos and Besparmak Mountains. Many visit sites of historical interest - including UNESCO-listed Byzantine monasteries, Venetian bridges, defensive castles and hideouts from the 1950s independence struggle - and other highlights include the stunning Avakas Gorge, the caves of Cape Greco and the striking Besparmak range. As well as the walks, the guide offers plenty of information to help you organise and get the most out of your trip, with advice on transport, bases and border crossings. There's far more to Cyprus than just the bustling resorts: the favourable climate, attractive scenery and many kilometres of footpaths and nature trails make it an ideal destination for walkers.

Walking in Cornwall - 40 Coast, Country and Moorland Walks (Paperback): Graham Uney Walking in Cornwall - 40 Coast, Country and Moorland Walks (Paperback)
Graham Uney
R382 R265 Discovery Miles 2 650 Save R117 (31%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This guidebook offers walkers 40 half to full day rambles on the coasts and inland hills of Cornwall. With routes ranging from short, 2 mile strolls to longer walks of over 8 miles, as well as plenty of opportunities to combine routes together, this guide provides plenty of variety for walkers of all abilities. The guidebook is divided into sections, including walks on Bodmin Moor (for which good navigational skills are required), the North coast, Penwith and West Cornwall, the Inland Mining Districts, Land's End and the Lizard and Roseland Peninsulas. Cornwall has a lot to offer walkers; stunning coastal scenery and long stretches of wild moorland, with quiet estuaries cutting through high and rocky headlands. Birdlife and wildlife, from choughs to falcons to seals are found throughout the county, as are historical sites from the neolithic, to Iron Age hill forts and a long history of mining. The towns and villages of Cornwall, from the popular spots such as St Ives, Newquay and Padstow, to quiet inland hamlets and tucked away fishing villages are also included and provide perfect bases for going out to explore the country. Alongside the 40 walking routes, this guidebook also includes plenty of practical information on getting to and around Cornwall, as well as details on each walk's distance, timing, terrain, ascent and nearest town. Throughout the walk descriptions, there are details of places of interest along the way, as well as annotated OS maps and stunning photography. The result is an ideal companion to stepping out and exploring the best of Cornwall.

Caithness and Sutherland - 40 Coast and Country Walks (Paperback): Paul Webster, Helen Webster Caithness and Sutherland - 40 Coast and Country Walks (Paperback)
Paul Webster, Helen Webster
R182 R168 Discovery Miles 1 680 Save R14 (8%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Sutherland and Caithness are the most northerly parts of mainland Britain. Northwest Sutherland is a stunning landscape of perfect sandy beaches and sweeping moorland studded with glittering lochans, overlooked by some of Scotland's most remarkable mountains, individual peaks each with great character. Caithness, further east, is more fertile and populated but has some fantastic coastal scenery with dramatic castles, great sandstone cliffs and towering sea-stacks, as well as the larger towns of Wick and Thurso. Further south is Sutherland's east coast with the beautiful old town of Dornoch. This area too has some great beaches as well as interesting shorter walks. This latest pocket guide features 40 of the best walks in this popular area in an attractive and accessible format.

Snowdon (Sheet map, folded): Snowdon (Sheet map, folded)
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R233 R194 Discovery Miles 1 940 Save R39 (17%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Providing complete GB coverage the series details essential information such as youth hostels, pubs and visitor information as well as rights of way, permissive paths and bridleways.

Short Scenic Walks - Malhamdale (Paperback): Paul Hannon Short Scenic Walks - Malhamdale (Paperback)
Paul Hannon
R126 Discovery Miles 1 260 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This is Book 5 in the exciting new series of full-colour "Pocket Walks", being small, practical sized guidebooks aimed at the less serious rambler. Full colour photographs and colourful sketch maps accompany each of the well described walks, with the bonus of making it an attractive souvenir of the area. Principal feature is that all walks are less than five miles in length (though averaging 4 miles each, they are all very definitely worthwhile outings), making them ideal for families, leisure walkers, and others constrained by either time or other limitations. Concise route descriptions are complemented by ample background information. This title deals with Malhamdale, one of the most popular areas of the Yorkshire Dales National Park. Twenty superb walks use starting points such as Malham, Rylstone, Gargrave and Embsay. Places visited include Malham Cove and Tarn, Gordale Scar, Embsay Crag and Airton. This title is launched in unison with 3 other neighbouring Yorkshire Dales titles, covering Nidderdale, Upper Wharfedale and Lower Wharfedale.

Phrygian Way - Turkey - Guide Book (Paperback): Huseyin Sari Phrygian Way - Turkey - Guide Book (Paperback)
Huseyin Sari
R639 R550 Discovery Miles 5 500 Save R89 (14%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Bounded by the modern-day Turkish provinces of Ankara, Afyonkarahisar, Eskisehir, and Kutahya is the land that was once ruled by the Phrygians. Criss-crossing this land, where the Phrygians held sway at the beginning of the first millennium BCE, are countless old roads and footpaths. Following these tracks, and waymarked to international standards, the Phrygian Way is a long-distance walking and cycling route, allowing the visitor to explore not only the wonder of the Phrygian Valleys through which it passes, but also the countless Roman, Byzantine, and Seljuk monuments which dot its 501 km length. This guide book has been prepared to enable the trekker or cyclist to discover the secrets of Phrygia, a kingdom bound up in tales of the legendary King Midas and the mother goddess Cybele. As well as providing general information on the area, the book gives detailed descriptions and directions for the route, GPS points, and camping or other accommodation possibilities along the Way. All that is needed to make this journey into mysterious Phrygia, and to become a part of mythology itself is a backpack! Prepare to travel 3000 years into history!

Scrambles in Snowdonia - 80 of the best routes - Snowdon, Glyders, Carneddau, Eifionydd and outlying areas (Paperback, 3rd... Scrambles in Snowdonia - 80 of the best routes - Snowdon, Glyders, Carneddau, Eifionydd and outlying areas (Paperback, 3rd Revised edition)
Rachel Crolla, Carl McKeating; Originally written by Steve Ashton
R392 R313 Discovery Miles 3 130 Save R79 (20%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This revised edition of Steve Ashton's classic guide presents 80 scrambles in the stunning Snowdonia National Park, offering challenge, adventure and exhilaration, but also breathtaking scenery and an unparalleled opportunity to connect with the mountains of North Wales. The graded routes range from introductory traverses to demanding climbs involving technicality and exposure, recommended only for those with considerable experience, a strong head for heights and solid grounding in basic rope technique. It is now easier than ever to explore the Carneddau, Glyders and Snowdon Group, plus the finest scrambling in Eifionydd, the Moelwyns, Rhinogs and Cadair Idris. The favourites are all here - the Snowdon Horseshoe, North Ridge of Tryfan, Bristly Ridge and Cneifion and Cyfrwy Aretes - as well as a number of lesser-known routes, including 16 not included in the previous guide. Photo topos illustrate the ascent routes, alongside comprehensive route description detailing the preferred line of ascent and descent options. Many routes also include ideas as to how scrambles might be combined to create longer outings, and summary information and overview statistics are provided to aid route selection. Dramatic colour photography completes the package. With advice on how to progress and stay safe, Scrambles in Snowdonia is an indispensable and comprehensive guide to enjoying the freedom and excitement of scrambling in the rugged Welsh mountains.

Short walks in the Peak District (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition): Collins Maps, Brian Spencer Short walks in the Peak District (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition)
Collins Maps, Brian Spencer
R183 R144 Discovery Miles 1 440 Save R39 (21%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The Peak District, with its gentle limestone White Peak and the wilder more dramatic gritstone Dark Peak, is a superb walking area. Explore the district with these 20 walks, all of which are 5 miles or under in length and can easily be completed in less than 3 hours. This guide, produced in co-operation with the Ramblers and featuring Ordnance Survey mapping, is the perfect way to really appreciate the stunning scenery of the Peak District. INCLUDES: * 20 easy to follow walks which can be completed in 3 hours and under. * Each walk has a detailed 1:25 000 Ordnance Survey map with the route clearly marked plus a detailed description of the route. * The walks have been chosen with issues like parking and refreshments in mind to make life easy for families. * Packed with colour photographs of scenes you will see along the walk. The perfect guide for afternoon walks near to Chesterfield, Sheffield, Matlock, Buxton and Macclesfield.

Mountaineering in the Pyrenees - 25 classic mountain routes (Paperback): Francois Laurens Mountaineering in the Pyrenees - 25 classic mountain routes (Paperback)
Francois Laurens; Translated by Paul Henderson
R385 R346 Discovery Miles 3 460 Save R39 (10%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Mountaineering in the Pyrenees features twenty-five classic mountain routes and link-ups that will delight any mountaineer who enjoys getting off the beaten track. Author and mountain guide Francois Laurens has drawn upon his encyclopaedic knowledge of the Pyrenees, and recommendations from other mountaineers, to put together a diverse selection of climbs - many of them accessible from spring to autumn - along the entire Pyrenean chain, from the Mediterranean to the Basque country. The most characteristic feature of the Pyrenees is its hodgepodge of topographies, climates and lives, all jumbled together. Sometimes, moving just a short way across this patchwork landscape, perhaps from one side of a cliff to another, is enough to take you into a completely different environment. This diversity is reflected in the routes featured in this book. Ridge traverses and rock climbs dominate the selection, which includes only a few ephemeral snow climbs, but every route has its own unique character and provides a wonderful day out in the mountains. Featured routes include the Salenques-Tempestades Ridge on Pico de Aneto, the Espadas Ridge on Pic des Posets, and a selection of climbs on the renowned peaks of Monte Perdido, the Maladeta, the Balaitous, the Vignemale, and the Grand Astazous and Petit Astazous. Each route features technical notes, a topo and route description, and photos illustrating the character of the climbing.

The Jurassic Coast (Lyme Regis to Poole Harbour) - Circular Walks along the South West Coast Path (Paperback): Dennis Kelsall The Jurassic Coast (Lyme Regis to Poole Harbour) - Circular Walks along the South West Coast Path (Paperback)
Dennis Kelsall
R180 R166 Discovery Miles 1 660 Save R14 (8%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The ten best circular walks on the coast between Lyme Regis and Studland Bay. highlights include, Durdle Door, Lulworth Cove and Old Harry Rocks.

The Scottish Mountaineering Club Journal 2016 (Hardcover): Peter J. Biggar The Scottish Mountaineering Club Journal 2016 (Hardcover)
Peter J. Biggar
R520 Discovery Miles 5 200 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Hardbacked for the first time in its long history the articles in this year's SMCJ are richly diverse. Martin Moran and Simon Richardson recount solo winter traverses of the Cuillin Ridge. Stephen Scott and Iain Smart present different aspects of Eagle Ridge on Lochnagar. Mike Dixon takes us on an entertaining tour of the Ben Avon plateau. The irrepressible Gordon Smith recalls a wild day on Ben Nevis with Dick Renshaw, while Dennis Gray and Phil Gribbon introduce more sombre notes as they remember tragedies on the Ben and in Glencoe. Further afield Grant Urquhart rafts down the Grand Canyon, Ross Hewitt skis the four great North Faces in the Alps and Dave Broadhead takes an unexpected helicopter ride. In more historical tones Gavin Anderson gives us an insight into the formative years of Bugs McKeith and Ian Crofton gives a personal twist to the topic of Scottish avalanches.As always the Journal contains the most extensive and up to date coverage in print of New Climbs in Scotland, and the unique Munro Matters lovingly compiled by the Clerk of the List. Simon Richardson reports on last winter's cutting edge activities, while Mike Jacob goes back a hundred years to present a glimpse of how things were for Scotland's mountaineers in 1916 at the height of the Great War.Likely to become a collector's item - the first hardbacked Journal is excellent value at GBP16.95.

Scout's Guide to Wild Edibles - Learn How to Forage, Prepare & Eat 40 Wild Foods (Paperback): Mike Krebill Scout's Guide to Wild Edibles - Learn How to Forage, Prepare & Eat 40 Wild Foods (Paperback)
Mike Krebill
R422 R347 Discovery Miles 3 470 Save R75 (18%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

The Scout's Guide to Wild Edibles is a National Outdoor Book Award (NOBA) winner in the Nature Guidebook category. Ever seen a tasty-looking plant or mushroom in a yard or forest but weren't sure if it would taste good...or even be edible? In The Scout's Guide to Wild Edibles, renowned forager Mike Krebill profiles 40 widely-found edible wild plants and mushrooms of North America, in a guide small enough to fit right in a pocket. The author offers clear color photos and positive-ID tips for each plant, along with lip-smacking recipes and engaging projects and activities for all skill levels. The Scout's Guide will help foragers locate, identify and safely enjoy wild edibles - with the added satisfaction of knowing exactly where their food came from. This is one of those "especially for now" kinds of books for the challenging times we are in.

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