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Walking, Scrambling and Winter Climbing Guidebooks for Scotland

Cicerone walking and climbing guide books for Scotland have always evoked feelings of adventure and freedom. Whether you’re planning to tackle some of Scotland’s toughest winter climbs, soaring ridges or highland mountains, or merely looking forward to a gentle walk in a glen or along the coast, Scotland is simply heaven for the outdoor enthusiast.
 
The Skye Trail

The Skye Trail £9.95

The Skye Trail is a week long backpacking route across the Isle of Skye. From Rubha Hunish in the north, the Skye Trail heads along the Trotternish Ridge and past the Cuillin to Broadford in the south, with an option to tackle Bla Bheinn en route. This is a challenging, unwaymarked route suitable for experienced backpackers and mountain walkers. Read and see more…

Walking on Jura, Islay and Colonsay

Walking on Jura, Islay and Colonsay £14.95

This guidebook to Jura, Scarba, Islay and Colonsay in the Hebrides contains route descriptions for 14 challenging day walks plus a 5-day 77km coastal walk on Jura. The day routes range from 5 to 30km and cover a multitude of rough terrain that is suitable for fit, competent walkers. Even the coastal walks offer challenges. Read and see more…

Walking the Munros Vol 1 - Southern, Central and Western Highlands

Walking the Munros Vol 1 - Southern, Central and Western Highlands £14.95

One of two guidebooks to walking Scotland's Munros, covering the southern, central and western Scottish Highlands, including Glencoe, Glen Shee, the Mamores and Mull. 139 mountains are explored in this guide, with detailed route descriptions of these magnificent peaks such as Ben Nevis, Lochaber, Ben More, Ben Alder and Aonach Mor and Creise. Read and see more…

Walking in the Angus Glens

Walking in the Angus Glens £14.95

A guidebook to 30 walks in the Angus Glens; north of Dundee and south of the Cairngorms. Covering the five Glens of Isla, Prosen, Clova, Lethnot and Esk with routes for competent walkers to explore remote upland areas. These walks will take you to Munro peaks, glacial valleys, craggy corries, forests and lochs, and treat you to fabulous views. Read and see more…

Walking Highland Perthshire

Walking Highland Perthshire £14.95

The 80 routes in this guidebook offer walkers many opportunities to explore Highland Perthshire. Located between Stirling and the Cairngorms, the graded routes include all 42 Munros, 22 selected Corbetts, 15 smaller hills and the historic Gaick and Minigaig passes. The broad mountain tops, woodland, rivers and lochs provide great walking variety. Read and see more…

The Cape Wrath Trail

The Cape Wrath Trail £14.95

A guidebook for walking this long-distance trek through the Scottish Highlands from Fort William to Cape Wrath. The Cape Wrath Trail is a 200 mile, three-week challenge through wild and magnificent landscapes, such as Morar, Knoydart, Torridon and Assynt. Crossing such empty country, it is for the experienced backpacker only. Read and see more…

Walking on Rum and the Small Isles

Walking on Rum and the Small Isles £14.95

A handy guidebook to walking and backpacking in the Western Isles of Scotland on Rum, Eigg, Muck, Canna, Coll and Tiree including a tough 55km backpack around the coast of Rum, a circuit of the Rum Cuillin and an ascent of An Sgurr (Eigg). 16 routes across all the islands suitable for a range of abilities exploring coasts, mountains and wilderness. Read and see more…

Walking on Uist and Barra

Walking on Uist and Barra £14.95

A handy guidebook to walking on the Uists and Barra, in the Outer Hebrides - with 40 graded day routes on (north to south) Berneray, North Uist, Grimsay, Benbecula, South Uist, Eriskay, Barra, Vatersay and Mingulay. Routes range from easy beach walks to mountainous excursions and explore rugged hills, awesome sea cliffs, moorland and lochs. Read and see more…

Walking the Corbetts Vol 2 North of the Great Glen

Walking the Corbetts Vol 2 North of the Great Glen £16.95

The guidebook describes walking routes up all 109 Corbetts north of the Great Glen (Scotland's 2500-2999ft mountains). From Ardgour to Cape Wrath including Knoydart, Applecross and Torridon, as well as Mull, Rum, Harris and Skye. For walkers who want interesting routes up these spectacular and lesser-known hills. Part of a two-volume set. Read and see more…

Walking the Corbetts Vol 1 South of the Great Glen

Walking the Corbetts Vol 1 South of the Great Glen £16.95

Walking the Corbetts describes routes up all 112 Scottish Corbetts (Scotland's 2500-2999ft mountains) south of the Great Glen, covering the Southern Uplands, Southern Highlands, Cairngorms, Jura and Arran. These Scottish hills are every bit as interesting as the Munros, and often clear when the Munros are in cloud. Read and see more…

Cycling in the Hebrides

Cycling in the Hebrides £14.95

Cycling in the Hebrides is a comprehensive guidebook of routes, day rides and suggested island cycle tours throughout the Inner and Outer Hebrides and the Firth of Clyde with ferry schedules and timings. Routes range from rides suitable for a weekend break to a challenging 600-mile tour covering the entire region. Read and see more…

The Ayrshire and Arran Coastal Paths

The Ayrshire and Arran Coastal Paths £12.95  £6.45

This handy guidebook contains route descriptions for 11 day stages across a 150 mile coastline full of beautiful sandy beaches and secluded coves. The terrain varies from beach to open moorland and rocky trails but is suitable for any reasonably fit walker. The Ayrshire and Arran Coastal Paths offers long distance coastal walking at its finest. Read and see more…

Winter Climbs in the Cairngorms

Winter Climbs in the Cairngorms £16.95

A practical guidebook to the best winter climbing routes in the Cairngorms, on Creag Meagaidh noted for its classic ice climbs, Lochnagar and Braeriach. Routes include a wide range of grades, lengths and styles, from straightforward to exceptionally difficult. Scottish winter climbing is world renowned for its adventure and quality of experience. Read and see more…

Winter Climbs Ben Nevis and Glen Coe

Winter Climbs Ben Nevis and Glen Coe £16.95

A practical guidebook to the best winter climbing routes around Ben Nevis and Glen Coe, with over 900 buttresses, ridges and gullies described giving climbers a wide choice of grades and types. Scottish winter climbing is world renowned, nowhere is it better than on Ben Nevis, the peaks of Glen Coe and surrounding mountains. Read and see more…

Not the West Highland Way

Not the West Highland Way £12.95

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. Read and see more…

Great Mountain Days in Scotland

Great Mountain Days in Scotland £17.95

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. Read and see more…

The Speyside Way

The Speyside Way £12.95

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. Read and see more…

The Isle of Mull

The Isle of Mull £14.95

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. Read and see more…

The UK Trailwalker's Handbook

The UK Trailwalker's Handbook £20.00

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. Read and see more…

Scotland's Best Small Mountains

Scotland's Best Small Mountains £14.95

A walking guide to 40 of the best small mountains in Scotland, UK, under 3000ft (non-Munros), with various ascents all accessible to non-climbers. Selected for anything but size, day walks in Sutherland and the far north, Torridon, Lochaber, the Great Glen, the Cairngorms, Glencoe, Arrochar, the Trossachs and the islands (Skye, Eigg, Mull, Arran). Read and see more…

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