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Guidebooks News

Announcements direct from the manufacturers

26 Feb 2018

thumbPeak Limestone South, the latest definitive guidebook from the BMC, is out now!

Feb 2018

thumbRockfax has three exciting guidebook projects for 2018 - a couple of old friends given the full new book treatment, and an...

Jan 2018

thumbExtensively researched by local activists with many years of rock-climbing experience on the coast of West Cornwall, this...

Sep 2017

thumbAnnouncing two new photo-location and visitor guidebooks from fotoVUE, Photographing The Peak District by Chris Gilbert and Mick...

Aug 2017

thumbSouthern Sandstone Climbs is now available for pre-ordering at a special offer price of £24.95 (RRP £34.95). The book is due to...

Jul 2017

thumbDay Walks in the Cotswolds features 20 circular routes, between 7.1 and 12.6 miles (11.5km and 20.2km), suitable for hillwalkers...

May 2017

thumbA new Rockfax guidebook and app package is due at this summer. Southern Sandstone Climbs will cover the popular sandstone...

Apr 2017

thumbThe Lofoten Climbs Rockfax is now available for pre-ordering at a special offer price of £24.95 (RRP £34.95). We are aiming to...

Mar 2017

thumb'Avon Gorge supplies the ultimate urban adventure climbing experience, all within Bristol's city boundary. Here, dramatic...

Mar 2017

thumbFor two days only (2-3 March) Vertebrate Publishing is offering 15% off all print books* bought through its website. Enter the...

Guidebooks Reviews

Independent reviews from the UKC gear testers

Oct 2017

thumbSouthern Sandstone local, Tom Gore, takes a look at the new Rockfax guide to his home turf.

Jun 2017

thumbLakes-based fell runner John Fleetwood looks at the new Cicerone guide to running in the Lake District. There may not be much...

Apr 2017

thumbCovering ground on both ski and snow shoes, this new Cicerone guide to one of the world's most spectacular mountain ranges is...

Mar 2017

thumbAvon is a crag of great contrast, on the one hand it is roadside and accessible, sunny and quick-drying, but on the other it is...

Jan 2017

thumbRob Greenwood reviews this new guidebook to "one of the most underrated rock climbing areas in the UK". Has he hyped it, or hit...

Jan 2017

thumbChasing the Ephemeral by Scottish winter new route guru Simon Richardson is a guidebook with a difference. We think it's an...

Dec 2016

thumbThe latest Rockfax guide to South Wales Sport Climbs has just been published and we have managed to get two reviews which...

Dec 2016

thumbThe Chamonix Rockfax was published in early October. We sent a copy to Simon Verspeak to get his opinion on the book, and he has...

Dec 2016

thumbDespite climbing extensively across the UK, Lancashire was never somewhere Rob Greenwood felt drawn to (sorry Lancastrians). In...

Nov 2016

thumbIf a climbing trip to far-flung Shetland seems daunting, this brand new guidebook packed with marvels should be reason enough to...

All Guidebooks by date

There are 184 items in Guidebooks. Click on the date to show a list of items from just that year.

2018: (3 items)

2017: (14 items)

2016: (20 items)

2015: (14 items)

2014: (15 items)

2013: (8 items)

2012: (18 items)

2011: (16 items)

2010: (16 items)

2009: (14 items)

2008: (16 items)

2007: (15 items)

2006: (8 items)

2005: (7 items)