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West Cornwall Volume 2: Chair Ladder and the South Coast

The eagerly anticipated second part in the Climber's Club's lavish West Cornwall series ticks most of the boxes for guidebook nerd Rob Greenwood


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BMC Peak Limestone South

With trad, sport and bouldering at venues that range from national class crags to esoteric holes, this new comprehensive area guide from the BMC has plenty for everyone, says Rob Greenwood

Rockfax - Southern Sandstone Climbs

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

Ski Touring & Snowshoeing in the Dolomites by James Rushforth

Covering ground on both ski and snow shoes, this new Cicerone guide to one of the world's most spectacular mountain ranges is packed with classic snowy days for visitors of all abilities, reckons Mike Kann

Climbers' Club Guide to Avon Gorge

Avon 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...

Climbers' Club Guide to Dartmoor

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

Chasing the Ephemeral by Simon Richardson

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

South Wales Sport Climbs Rockfax

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


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Climbers' Club Guide to South Devon

South Devon offers a wealth of varied climbing. This sister guide to Dartmoor (2017) covers all the climbing outside of the granite mass. Whilst the main attractions for visiting climbers are the adventure routes and Deep Water Solos on Torbay limestone, there are enough sport climbs, boulder problems, and trad climbs to keep locals busy for years. This is the only definitive guide to every climb in South Devon and it fully documents all recent developments.

New Bible for Mountain Huts

For those who love wild places, there is nothing more magical than a night spent in the mountain hut, with spectacular views and the stars for neighbours. This entertaining and informative book is a celebration of mountain huts.

Kalymnos Rockfax - Pre-order Special Offer

The Kalymnos Rockfax is now available for pre-ordering at the special offer price of £24.95 (about €28.60 - RRP £34.95/€39.95). Pre-orders will be sent out as soon as we receive stock which is expected to be in the week beginning 7 May.

BMC Peak Limestone South

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

New Rockfax Guidebooks for 2018

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

Climbers' Club Guides to West Cornwall Volume 2 

Extensively researched by local activists with many years of rock-climbing experience on the coast of...

There are guidebooks, then there are real guidebooks

Announcing two new photo-location and visitor guidebooks from fotoVUE, Photographing The Peak District...


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