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    A comprehensive handbook covering the finest walks, scrambles, climbs and ski tours in Scotland, with a variety of wild landscapes ranging from the Southern Uplands to the great granite plateaus of the Cairngorms and jagged aretes of the Cuillin on the Isle of Skye. All the information the independent mountain lover needs for any activity.
    ISBN: 9781852844424
    AuthorChris Townsend
    Pub Date15/10/2010
    BindingPaperback
    Pages560
    Availability: In Stock

    This comprehensive book is an excellent planning resource for those who wish to venture into the Scottish mountains. Whether you are planning a walk, scramble, climb or ski tour this larger format guide has all the information the independent mountain lover needs.

    The guide covers all the mountainous areas of Scotland from south to north, divided into seven regions. Each regional chapter covers individual glens important for mountain-goers, groups of hills that form coherent massifs and individual hills of significance. However, this is not a route guide and detailed descriptions are not provided. The aim of the book is to inspire and entertain as well as inform; to show first-time visitors just what the Scottish mountains have to offer and provide a new perspective for those who have been before.
    In the descriptions author Chris Townsend has given his opinions as to the relative qualities of the walks, glens, lochs, mountains and the landscape in general and highlighted those he thinks are the best the area has to offer. Includes:

    Descriptions of all the Scottish mountains, area-by-area from south to north, to help you identify the best locations for hill walking, mountaineering, climbing and ski touring
    Classic ascents and walks described, from scrambles up Ben Nevis to ski tours in the Cairngorms
    A planning tool for long-distance treks

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    This comprehensive book is an excellent planning resource for those who wish to venture into the Scottish mountains. Whether you are planning a walk, scramble, climb or ski tour this larger format guide has all the information the independent mountain lover needs.

    The guide covers all the mountainous areas of Scotland from south to north, divided into seven regions. Each regional chapter covers individual glens important for mountain-goers, groups of hills that form coherent massifs and individual hills of significance. However, this is not a route guide and detailed descriptions are not provided. The aim of the book is to inspire and entertain as well as inform; to show first-time visitors just what the Scottish mountains have to offer and provide a new perspective for those who have been before.
    In the descriptions author Chris Townsend has given his opinions as to the relative qualities of the walks, glens, lochs, mountains and the landscape in general and highlighted those he thinks are the best the area has to offer. Includes:

    Descriptions of all the Scottish mountains, area-by-area from south to north, to help you identify the best locations for hill walking, mountaineering, climbing and ski touring
    Classic ascents and walks described, from scrambles up Ben Nevis to ski tours in the Cairngorms
    A planning tool for long-distance treks