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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.


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These are reviews from the UKC editorial team

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 timeless classics of the British hills - the Bob Graham, Paddy Buckley and Charlie Ramsay Rounds - says Dan Bailey.

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 both length and difficulty. So does this lavish new guide do justice to the route, and Skye more generally?

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 Kocsis. And the photos do it more than justice too.

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...

Rob in his natural element  © Rob Greenwood
Rob in his natural element  © Rob Greenwood

Christmas Books - Our Recommendations

From inspiring new rock guides and big name autobiographies, through glossy photography books to some fascinating...

North Wales Slate -  Now available for next day delivery in the UK  © Rockfax
North Wales Slate -  Now available for next day delivery in the UK  © Rockfax

North Wales Slate

A new Rockfax guide has just been published to the North Wales Slate. The much-loved previous guide was a hard act to follow. Dave Evans has a...

SMC Outer Hebrides Guidebook Review  © UKC Gear
SMC Outer Hebrides Guidebook Review  © UKC Gear

The SMC Guide to the Outer Hebrides

There are few places more special in this world than the Outer Hebrides, but can the SMC's latest guidebook do the area...


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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.

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 total saving of £24.

Rockfax App Android Version  © UKC Gear
Rockfax App Android Version  © UKC Gear

Rockfax App Android Version and FREE Access

To mark the Android release, and the change to subscription on the iOS version, we are offering FREE access to the entire Rockfax catalogue to everyone until the end of June 2019.

The Cuillin  © Mica Publishing
The Cuillin  © Mica Publishing

Britain's Greatest Mountain Challenge?

The Cuillin Ridge - 15 miles, more than 30 summits (including 11 Munros and 9 Munro Tops), nearly 10,000ft of ascent...

Day Walks in Cornwall: pre-order for 20% off

Day Walks in Cornwall features 20 circular routes between 7.2 and 13.7 miles (11.6km and 22km) in length,...

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

El Chorro Rockfax – Pre-order Now

The Spain : El Chorro Rockfax is now available for pre-ordering at the special offer price of £26.95 (about €29.85 -...

This isn't just a hillwalking guidebook

Nick Livesey's Photographing The Snowdonia Mountains will be published early December. Pre-orders for £22 are now...


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