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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.


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These are reviews from the UKC editorial team

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 Rockfax.

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 writing compilations, readers this Christmas will be spoilt for choice. Here are our favourites.

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 look to see if this new book is a worthy successor.

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...

South Devon  © Climbers Club
South Devon  © Climbers Club

Climbers' Club Guide to South Devon

Rob Greenwood takes a look at the latest guidebook in the Climbers' Club series, the long awaited update to Nick White's 1995...

SMC scrambles guide montage  © Dan Bailey
SMC scrambles guide montage  © Dan Bailey

Highland Scrambles South

A decade after its predecessor was published, this follow-up to the SMC's classic Highland Scrambles North has finally hit the shelves....

West Cornwall - Chair Ladder and the South Coast  © The Climbers Club
West Cornwall - Chair Ladder and the South Coast  © The Climbers Club

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...


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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, suitable for hillwalkers of all abilities.

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 - RRP £32.95). Pre-orders will be sent out as soon as we receive stock which is expected to be the first week of December.

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 available.

Mountain Adventures Innsbruck thumb  © Cicerone
Mountain Adventures Innsbruck thumb  © Cicerone

Discover a range of adventures in Innsbruck with this new Cicerone guidebook

This guidebook presents 60 routes covering some of the best day walks,...

Rockfax Slate pre-order thumbnail  © UKC Gear
Rockfax Slate pre-order thumbnail  © UKC Gear

North Wales Slate Rockfax - Pre-order Special Offer

The North Wales Slate Rockfax is now available for pre-ordering at the special offer price of £22.95...

SMC The Outer Hebrides Sample Page  © SMC
SMC The Outer Hebrides Sample Page  © SMC

Scottish Mountaineering Club guide to The Outer Hebrides

For the first time in recent history, the jewel of Scottish (possibly even British!) sea cliff...

South Devon  © The Climbers\' Club
South Devon  © The Climbers\' Club

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...


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