Scotland

Scotland

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by Chris Townsend
     
 

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A handbook covering the finest walks, scrambles, climbs and ski tours in Scotland, with its variety of wild landscapes ranging from the Southern Uplands to the great granite plateaus of the Cairngorms and jagged arÍtes of the Cuillin hills on the Isle of Skye. All the information the independent mountain lover needs for any activity.

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A handbook covering the finest walks, scrambles, climbs and ski tours in Scotland, with its variety of wild landscapes ranging from the Southern Uplands to the great granite plateaus of the Cairngorms and jagged arÍtes of the Cuillin hills on the Isle of Skye. All the information the independent mountain lover needs for any activity.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781849653534
Publisher:
Cicerone Press
Publication date:
03/30/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
560
File size:
20 MB
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Meet the Author

Award-winning author Chris Townsend was the first person to complete a continuous round of all the Scottish Munros and Tops. He has also walked across the Scottish mountains from coast to coast 14 times. Chris has served as President of the Mountaineering Council of Scotland.
Chris Townsend is an outdoor writer and photographer whose 19 books include Scotland in Cicerone's World Mountain ranges series, the award-winning The Backpacker's Handbook; Grizzly Bears and Razor Clams, the story of his hike along the Pacific Northwest Trail; A Year In The Life Of The Cairngorms, a photographic study, and 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. A passionate long-distance walker, Chris's other epic walks include the 2600-mile Pacific Crest Trail, 1600 miles along the whole length of the Canadian Rockies (another first), 1000 miles southnorth through the Yukon Territory and 1300 miles south-north through Norway and Sweden. He has also led ski tours in Norway, Spitsbergen, Greenland, Lapland and other areas, as well as treks in Nepal. Chris is involved with several outdoor and conservation organisations and served as President of the Mountaineering Council of Scotland. He writes on outdoor subjects every month for TGO magazine, and lives in Strathspey in the Cairngorms National Park.

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Scotland: The World's Mountain Ranges 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Ok. Goes on his back
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Takes off and strts gliding unsteadily
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
GREAT GUIDE TO SCOTLAND