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The West Highland Way is one of the UK's finest long distance walks, but the path runs close to a busy main road and avoids the mountain tops. NOT The West Highland Way describes alternative routes over mountains, smaller hills or high passes to all but one of the Way's nine stages. With add-on day trips over Ben Lomond or Beinn Dorain.
Inspirational guidebook to 50 challenging routes for mountaineers, scramblers, hillwalkers and fell runners, many long enough to backpack over 2 days, especially in winter (12 to 25 miles). A mix of classic routes and unsung gems across Scotland from Galloway to the Outer Hebrides in widely differing wild landscapes. With customised OS mapping.
The Speyside Way long-distance trail runs for 66 miles beside the river Spey from Aviemore to Buckie on the Moray coast. The connecting Dava Way and Moray Coast Trail are also described, and can be walked in their own right or linked to create a longer walk. Includes information for mountain bikers who can tackle most of the routes described.
Walking on the Isle of Mull, off the west coast of Scotland. Includes routes on Ulva, Gometra, Iona and Erraid. Walks range from 3 to 14 miles long and from short circuits to demanding mountain traverses, but without technical difficulties. The Isle of Mull is wild, rugged and great for wildlife spotting.
The UK Trailwalker's Handbook is a directory of long-distance paths in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland compiled by the Long Distance Walkers Association, covering 730 national trails, long-distance paths and anytime challenges, with regional overview maps and an index of walking guide publishers and support companies.
Walking guidebook to 40 of the best small mountains in Scotland under 3000ft (non-Munros). The best for beauty, views, character, history and location, and all suitable for walkers, the guidebook explores hills in the far north, Torridon, Lochaber, the Great Glen, the Cairngorms, Glencoe, Arrochar, the Trossachs and Skye, Eigg, Mull and Arran.
Walking guidebook to 80 routes on the Orkney, Shetland and Fair Isles. Day walks include routes on Hoy, Rousay, Foula, Yell and Unst as well as the mainlands. Walks range from 2 to 26km (1 to 16 miles) and provide options for walkers of all abilities. Information on interesting sites, getting there and around the islands included.
A handy pocket sized guidebook for anyone planning to walk the West Highland Way National Trail. The popular 95-mile long-distance route from Glasgow to Fort William typically takes less than a week to walk, passing through the stunning scenery that Scotland has to offer. A description of the Way is also provided for walkers from north to south.
A guide to walking and scrambling routes in the Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park in the Southern Highlands of Scotland. Over 70 walks to all 21 Munros summits and 30 lesser hills, including the Cobbler, Arrochar Alps and Ben Lui. A good introduction to walking in the Scottish Highlands.
A practical guidebook for anyone planning the epic walk from Lands End to John O'Groats. The 1935km (1200 mile) long-distance route, or end to end trail as it is also known follows paths and tracks rather than road, and takes to the hills whenever it can. The route is divided into 61 daily stages averaging just less than 32km (20 miles).
The Great Glen Way is an 117km (73 mile) National Trail that runs along the Caledonia Canal from Fort William to Inverness. Easily walked within a week, and accessible in all seasons, the Great Glen Way makes an ideal introduction to long-distance walking in Scotland. This handy guidebook gives a complete two-way description of the route.
Guidebook to 100 graded walks for Ben Nevis and Glen Coe. The Lochaber routes include walking near Kinlochleven, Fort William, the Grey Corries, the Mamores, the Black Mount and Ben Cruachan. The routes range from gentle strolls to bothy treks and cover 43 Munro summits and 3 scrambles.
This handy pocket-sized guidebook contains 30 circular day walks. The routes are suitable for all abilities and allow you to discover stunning summit vistas, quiet waterside strolls, deeply incised rocky valleys and wooded walks. Each trail is varied and offers routes that are interesting, yet not too rugged, and explore fantastic landscapes.
This handy, pocket-sized guidebook offers a selection of 45 walks. Many of them are interlinked and there are ample opportunities to create longer walks that traverse the length and breadth of the island. The walks range from easy low-level trails to more challenging, high mountain routes so they are suitable for a range of abilities.
A guidebook covering the best summer scrambling, rock climbing and winter mountaineering on Scotland's ridges, from the remote Cairngorms to the splendour of the Cuillin. With inspirational photographs, the guidebook is both a celebration of the landscape and a practical route guide.
This guidebook contains 52 day walks in Torridon, a remote and much-loved area of the Scottish Highlands. Based around Shieldaig and Slioch, the routes are split into 3 sections: easy walks, long and high level walks and mountain ascents over 2000ft including 9 Munros, and 5 outline suggestions for major ridge walks.
This handy guidebook to the Border Country region in Scotland and north Northumberland contains 46 day walks, 5 long distance routes and 7 town trails to suit every taste. From gentle ambles to harder hill walks there are walks here to suit all pedestrians and lovers of the countryside, whatever your abilities and secondary interests.
The guidebook covers 30 multi-day backpacking routes in northern Scotland's highlands and islands. Routes take walkers along rugged coastlines from the Shetland Islands to the Rough Bounds of Knoydart, and across mountain ridges from northern Skye to Glen Affric. Routes of 2, 3 and 5 days.
The Ochils, Campsie Fells and Lomond Hills is a handy guidebook to the area of high ground between Edinburgh, Glasgow and Perth. It consists of 33 day walks, which are mostly circular and cover a variety of terrain such as moorland, forestry and rocky crags. The routes range from easily managed walks to long distance with difficult terrain.
Walking in the Cairngorms is a handy pocket-sized guidebook that describes over 100 routes consisting of both day and multi-day walks set in stunning scenery. The routes cover low-lying, mid-height and mountain trails along with 23 Munro summits. The terrain ranges from sandy trails to rocky scrambles and wilder ground full of plant life.