/ Scotland winter guide book ??
I am looking for a recommended guide book for winter climbing in scotland , we are going to be staying near ben nevis , so a good guide book for they area and close by..
I quite like my 'Scottish Winter Climbs' guidebook, covers routes mostly in the low to mid-grades in a good selection of areas. Good descriptions, good topos and some inspiring pictures to get you psyched when flicking through it at home.
Unfortunately thats the only winter guidebook I own, so cant comment on any others
SMC Ben Nevis guide?
SMC Winter Climbs (selected routes for the whole of Scotland) http://www.smc.org.uk/Publications/Publications.php?ID=59
Cicerone Winter Climbs Ben Nevis and Glen Coe (comprehensive guide for the area) http://www.cicerone.co.uk/product/detail.cfm/book/620/title/winter-climbs-ben-nevis-and-glen-coe
SMC area guides (definitive guides including both summer and winter routes, but you would probably want both Ben Nevis and Glen Coe) http://www.smc.org.uk/Publications/Publications.php?ID=16 http://www.smc.org.uk/Publications/Publications.php?ID=19
If you get the SMC winter climbs guide that should be enough to get you going and will tend to include a desent number of climbs in the honeypot areas that you are most likely to visit. Overtime you'll probably want to add to that with atleast the Ben Nevis and Cairngorm guides to give you more options.
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