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North Wales Climbs Rockfax

"The new North Wales Climbs from Rockfax is an improvement on the previous edition, with extra routes, great topos, and inspiring action shots" says Tom Ripley. Do you agree with his thoughts on what's in, and what's not...?

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Cicerone Guide - Winter Climbs: Ben Nevis and Glen Coe

Conveniently split into two portable volumes in one purchase, Winter Climbs: Ben Nevis and Glen Coe is an excellent resource to an amazing area, says John McKenna, and should be equally handy whatever your grade.

Christmas Books - Our Top Picks of 2022

From attention-grabbing guidebooks to action-packed memoirs, and even some poetry, 2022 has seen a crop of inspiring new titles. Whether you're present buying for someone else, or writing your own list to Santa, here's our pick of the best new books...

Grit Blocs

As the long wet winter approaches, psyche is something that it's good to have in abundance. This lavish guide to the best grit bouldering across six counties should inspire even the most jaded, says Rob Greenwood.

Chamonix Rockfax

Minor update, or major facelift? Tom Skelhon takes a look at the latest edition of the Chamonix Rockfax.

Scottish Rock Climbs - New Selective Guide to the Best Climbing in Britain

This ambitious and stunning-looking new guide will equally delight low-to-mid-grade...

Running Adventures Scotland, by Ross Brannigan

This attractive guidebook provides an interesting and eclectic mix of routes that will appeal to both runners...

Highland Scrambles North

The SMC's new volume covering the wild northwest is the most comprehensive and up-to-date scrambling guidebook yet produced to any...

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Scottish Wild Country Backpacking

Available now, Scottish Wild Country Backpacking is a celebration of Scotland's wild places and ideal for experienced and self-reliant adventurers. Containing one single-day route, other routes range from between 2 to 4 days - making for a great weekend...

40% off Walking books at guidebooks at Vertebrate Publishing

Looking for a full-value day out in the UK's most spectacular and unspoiled settings? Want to take on a peak bagging challenge or walk the length of one Europe's iconic long-distance trails?  All walking books by Vertebrate...

New edition of Rockfax Chamonix + free on Rockfax Digital until 21 July

The new Chamonix Rockfax is due to be published early in July. This is a...

New Eastern Grit - Pre-order now and free on Rockfax Digital until 1 June

We are very excited to announce the publication of a new and fully-updated...

Pembroke update and Free Month on Rockfax Digital

For many climbers Easter equals Pembroke. To celebrate this year we're releasing a major update to...

Four new crags from Lancashire and North Wales added to Rockfax Digital

We have just added four new crags to Rockfax Digital - two in Lancashire and...

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