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 arêtes of the Cuillin on the Isle of Skye. All the information the independent mountain lover needs for any activity.
Must SeeBen Nevis, the Cairngorms, Loch Lomond, Torridon, the Isle of Skye and much, much more; all the major peaks, passes and lochs covered
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Chris Townsend is an outdoor writer and photographer whose 25 books include Scotland in Cicerone's World Mountain ranges series, the award-winning The Backpacker's Handbook; Rattlesnakes and Bald Eagles, the story of his hike along the 2600-mile Pacific Crest Trail; The Munros and Tops, an account of his continuous round of all the 3000ft summits in Scotland – the first time this walk has been done; and Along the Divide, the story of his walk along the Scottish watershed. A passionate long-distance walker, Chris's other epic walks include the 3100-mile Continental Divide Trail, the 1200-mile Pacific Northwest Trail, the 800-mile Arizona Trail, 1600 miles along the whole length of the Canadian Rockies (another first), 1000 miles south–north through the Yukon Territory and 1300 miles south-north through Norway and Sweden.View author profile
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