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Featured Review

Christmas reading list 2019  © Dan Bailey

Christmas Books - Our Recommendations

From inspiring new guides, both rock and hill, to biography, fiction and poetry, staff at UKC/UKH pick their favourite titles of the last year. Whether you're stuck for present ideas or writing your own note to Santa, these are our top seasonal reads.


Latest Reviews

These are reviews from the UKC editorial team

Blood, Sweat and Smears cover shot  © Gary Gibson

Blood, Sweat and Smears by Gary Gibson

David Price enjoys the autobiography of Gary Gibson, one of British climbing's most prolific and controversial figures.

Sky Dance  © Vertebrate Publishing
Sky Dance  © Vertebrate Publishing

Sky Dance, by John D. Burns

Rob Greenwood makes a rare visit to the world of mountain fiction, and finds it less fictional than he'd feared. Sky Dance is a novel that confronts live issues in the debate around upland conservation, land ownership and re-wilding.

Lake District Bouldering cover photo  © Greg Chapman
Lake District Bouldering cover photo  © Greg Chapman

Lake District Bouldering

The Lake District is a bouldering backwater no longer, and this inspiring guide is the first resource out there to do full justice to the quantity, quality and diversity of the area, says Rob Greenwood.

The Big Rounds montage  © Cicerone
The Big Rounds montage  © Cicerone

The Big Rounds by David Lintern

Whether you're a keen hill runner or a walker with ambition, this attractive book is an information-packed celebration of three...

Cuillin Book Review  © UKC Gear
Cuillin Book Review  © UKC Gear

The Cuillin & Other Skye Mountains

Skye's Cuillin Ridge is the most sought after mountaineering challenge in the British Isles, being peerless in terms of...

Kinder cover shot  © Vertebrate
Kinder cover shot  © Vertebrate

Kinder Scout, The People's Mountain

Whilst much has been written about Kinder in the past, this is now the definitive work on the People's Mountain, says Martin...

Spain : El Chorro Rockfax pre-order thumbnail  © Rockfax
Spain : El Chorro Rockfax pre-order thumbnail  © Rockfax

Spain: El Chorro Rockfax

El Chorro regular Andy Swann puts his considerable local knowledge to good use when assessing the new Spain: El Chorro guidebook from...


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Half Dome  © Tessa Lyons

5 Best-selling Tessa Lyons Crag Prints AVAILABLE NOW

Get some presents sorted, feed an artist, everyone's a winner! These prints serve as a little reminder of the landscapes that we all love, an ideal Christmas gift for climbers and mountain lovers.

30% off select titles at Vertebrate Publishing

Twenty stocking-sized gifts for outdoor adventurers

Vertebrate Book Deals  © Vertebrate Publishing
Vertebrate Book Deals  © Vertebrate Publishing

Book bundles from Vertebrate

With wetter than average weather expected all autumn/winter long, getting outside hasn't been easy of late. To keep you entertained while outdoor play is postponed, we're running a series of buy one get one free and buy two get one free deals on related...

Walking the Shropshire Way 3x2  © Cicerone Press
Walking the Shropshire Way 3x2  © Cicerone Press

Walking the Shropshire Way from Cicerone Press

A two-week circular trail including the Wrekin, Stiperstones and Wenlock Edgeby by John Gillham.

Crack Climbing by Pete Whittaker thumbnail  © Vertebrate Publishing
Crack Climbing by Pete Whittaker thumbnail  © Vertebrate Publishing

Pre-order now: Crack Climbing by Pete Whittaker

Crack Climbing by Pete Whittaker provides a single point of reference for all crack climbing techniques,...

Lake District Climbs Rockfax pre-order special offer  © UKC Gear
Lake District Climbs Rockfax pre-order special offer  © UKC Gear

Lake District Climbs Rockfax – Pre-order Now

Pre-order the Lake District Climbs Rockfax now and save £10. Add a six month app subscription and make a...

New children's book features fourteen females adventurers

Gwen Moffat | Helen Sharman | Anna McNuff | Sarah Outen | Ellen MacArthur


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