/ NEWS: BANFF - British Guidebooks on Top of the World
John Coefield of Vertebrate Publishing said, "To say we're made up would be a massive understatement. A huge amount of time and effort was poured into this book, really beginning as soon as the original guide was published in 2005, with the documentation of new problems and new areas by Rupert..."
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On another note, I'm surprised the Cote d'Azur book won prizes. I found it to be littered with quite major mistakes. It is well laid out though
I haven't received much feedback about the guide,(except for the grade of 'that' route in the Verdon and some temporary road closures in around Chateaudouble). I would be greatful if you could let me have details of any errors so I can orgnise an update.
What's new? The Lofoten Rockfax also won prizes and it's full of mistakes
I'd dispute that, as would the locals that helped me write it.
I doubt the judges at Banff went to Lofoten before making the award, or bouldered in the Peak this time round either.
The Update consists of 24 pages - of these, there is a double page spread to update two pages in the guide with corrections to TWO routes. Almost all of the rest of the Update (i.e. the other 20 pages) are filled with new routes.
The update is here: http://www.rockfax.com/climbing-guides/miniguides/lofoten-update-2010/ if you want to check.
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