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Ultimate guide to the munros vol. 5
by james_baker_101 » Fri Nov 01, 2013 2:22 pm
by Tinto63 » Fri Nov 01, 2013 11:56 pm
by OpenC » Thu Nov 07, 2013 7:27 am
Volume 4 inspired me to visit parts of the country that I had never even considered before; I had a bit of a Cairngorms epiphany last year, and it was in no small part down to that book.
by DunstableDasher » Sat Nov 07, 2015 12:19 am
by spiderwebb » Thu Nov 12, 2015 8:26 pm
by Tinto63 » Thu Nov 12, 2015 8:58 pm
by OpenC » Thu Jun 30, 2016 9:22 pm
I appear to have just bought the last copy from this site but it looks to be available elsewhere (not Amazon though)
160 pages which makes it a bit bigger than his slender volume on Cairngorms South. Love his books and his writing, though - my absolute favourite mountain guidebooks, and I liked his book of short essays about mountains and climbing as well (can't remember what it was called, though )
by AJNicholls » Fri Jul 01, 2016 9:10 am
by OpenC » Sat Jul 02, 2016 1:00 pm
A thicker book than the last one but on non-glossy paper (which feels cheaper but also feels less likely to come out at the spine like all my other ones have). Based on reading up the routes that I know myself, it seems as exhaustively researched as ever, and he's also including information for mountain bikers in this one.
Look forward to having a proper read of it as I'm settling down to go to sleep in the car this evening
by OpenC » Sun Jul 03, 2016 5:51 pm
Looking forward to the rest; best guidebooks since Wainwright for me, and I can read them over and over without even planning to climb the routes I'm reading. I'm nearly sure the West Highlands, when it comes out, will get the North/South treatment but I'm sure the Northern Highlands and the Islands will go into one.
by OpenC » Fri Aug 28, 2020 9:16 pm
I guess this has run out before it reached the Western Highlands, then. Real shame, it was a series I enjoyed a lot and it never let me down - best books I know for describing potential difficulties on routes. As I posted seven years ago, I can understand people not approving - his writing is not for everyone - but I loved them.
by Kendrum » Sat Aug 29, 2020 10:41 am