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Dec 2016

thumbWondering what to buy that certain someone who'd prefer to be braving the winter weather than snaffling mince pies this Christmas... Read more

Nov 2016

thumbRather be curled up with a new book than watching Home Alone or It's a Wonderful Life for the umpteenth time this Christmas? To... Read more

Nov 2016

thumbSimon McCartney's mountaineering epic The Bond has won the 2016 Boardman Tasker Award for Mountain Literature. McCartney was... Read more

Nov 2016

thumbIf you could ask Andy Kirkpatrick's advice and receive a wisdom-filled and inimitable tip from him, what would it be? Read more

Oct 2016

thumbVertebrate Publishing books by Andy Kirkpatrick and Simon McCartney have both scooped awards in the 2016 Banff Mountain Book... Read more

Sep 2016

thumbUp and About: the Hard Road to Everest, the first book in a two-volume autobiography by British mountaineer Doug Scott, has won... Read more

Jul 2016

thumbThe Bond,the new autobiography by Simon McCartney, is officially published today by Vertebrate. This is Simon's story of his... Read more

Jul 2016

thumbTo celebrate the twentieth anniversary of his first ascent of Everest, Matt joined Jagged Globe on their 2016 Everest South Col... Read more

Jun 2016

thumbDue to be published by Vertebrate on 28 July 2016 and now available to pre-order as a signed special-edition hardback, The Bond... Read more

Jun 2016

thumbVertebrate Publishing is a leading publisher of outdoor adventure books and guidebooks with a growing international reputation... Read more

Vertebrate Publishing Reviews

Independent reviews from the UKC gear testers

Dec 2016

thumbIn this reprint of one of HW Tilman's nautical books, he voyages through ice-choked polar seas in a tiny wooden boat in search of... Read more

Dec 2016

thumbFrom impressive new guides to works of literature, 2016 has seen a bumper crop of great mountain reads. We've picked our... Read more

Nov 2016

thumbRave review alert: A recent winner in the Banff mountain book awards, Simon McCartney's harrowing and deeply honest account of... Read more

Jul 2016

thumbTo most UK based climbers the name of Steve Bell will not be a familiar one however look at the founders of the UK's... Read more

May 2016

thumbAndy Pollitt has to be up there in the hall of fame of British rock climbing, not simply because of his routes and repeats, but... Read more

Feb 2016

thumbThis is a good book, well written and engaging, very much typifying the understated British mountaineer, and somehow including... Read more

Dec 2015

thumbChristmas is just around the corner, and it's the perfect time of year to settle in front of the fire with a glass of wine and a... Read more

May 2015

thumbJack Geldard reviews a selected guide to rock climbs around the Mont Blanc Massif and the Aiguilles Rouge. "Despite knowing... Read more

May 2015

thumbEver since I started climbing Steve McClure has been a 'household' name. His achievements within the discipline of sport climbing... Read more

Nov 2014

thumb2014 has been a bumper year for climbing publications. Here's a few of the ones that we have either read, or ones that we really... Read more

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