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Mountain Biking In West And North West Scotland

Author : Sean Benz
ISBN : 9781783623518
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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This guidebook to mountain biking routes in North and North West Scotland describes 25 MTB routes north of the Great Glen, Covering a large geographical area, including Fort William, Rannoch Moor, Glen Spean, Ben Nevis, Sutherland, Torridon and Skye, the routes give a real flavour of the variety of different bike riding available. The routes range from 19.5km to 73.25km, graded moderate to very hard. Many are long and committing, so good preparation and fitness are essential, and in some cases a willingness to "hike and bike". Each route has a clear and detailed route description along with 1:50,000 OS mapping and a height profile. All routes have key information, including distance on and off-road, ascent, grade, time and the nearest pub and cafe. There is also advice on equipment, planning and preparation, and maintenance, before you hit the trails. Scotland is rightly regarded as one of the world's top mountain bike destinations, with magnificent riding and stunning scenery. From the self-proclaimed Outdoor Capital of the UK, Fort William, to the majesty of the Outdoor Hebrides, this guide you will access some of the wildest and remote parts of Scotland, offering scintillating single track, challenging descents, incredible mountain vistas and many rewarding days in the saddle.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Scotland Mountain Biking

Author : Phil McKane
ISBN : 190614852X
Genre : Mountain biking
File Size : 73.28 MB
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This book showcases 24 routes in Scotland suitable for all levels of mountains bikers.
Category: Mountain biking

101 Mountain Bike Routes In Scotland

Author : Harry Henniker
ISBN : 1851589368
Genre : Travel
File Size : 84.10 MB
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Harry Henniker's biking guides have been widely praised, both in the cycling press and elsewhere. This latest mountain biking book has been well worth waiting for. It features routes all over Scotland: not boring routes with only spruce trees to look at, but routes full of variety, interesting for cyclists of all abilities and usually with beautiful scenery. Many of the routes are completely new, and the majority have never been published in book form by anyone else. The text and easy-to-follow maps are accompanied by stunning colour photographs. In addition to writing mountain-biking and cycling guides, Harry also runs a special bus service for cyclists based in Edinburgh. His friends and BikeBus passengers have had a great time checking out many of the routes featured here; we hope you do too!
Category: Travel

Mountain Biking In Southern And Central Scotland

Author : Peter Edwards
ISBN : 9781783623488
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 82.28 MB
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This guidebook describes 21 mountain biking routes in central and southern Scotland. It includes the 7stanes trail centre in Dumfries and Galloway, as well as cross-country routes in the Campsie Fells, Pentland Hills and Lammermuirs, the Galloway Forest, Tweed Valley, Cheviots and Lowther Hills. The routes range from 17 to 66km and are graded from moderate to very hard. Taking between 2 and 7 hours to complete, they are intended for reasonably fit mountain bikers with at least some experience. Detailed route descriptions are accompanied by 1:50,000 OS mapping, and the selected routes set out from various points across the area, including Greenock, Glentrool, Peebles and Milngavie, with good access from both Glasgow and Edinburgh. The guidebook also gives an overview of what the region's MTB trail centres have to offer, including the famous 7stanes trail centre, along with advice on equipment, maintenance and safety. Southern and Central Scotland is renowned for its superlative MTB trail centres, but the region's rolling hill country is also traversed by an extensive network of tracks, paths, forest roads and other trails providing endless possibilities for 'free range' mountain biking.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Great Britain Mountain Biking

Author : Tom Fenton
ISBN : 1906148511
Genre : Mountain biking
File Size : 63.19 MB
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This a comprehensive area-by-area guide to the best places to ride mountain bikes in England, Scotland and Wales. Authors Tom Fenton and Andy McCandlish have compiled everything you need to know about Britain's top riding spots in this ideal companion for planning weekends away mountain biking in Great Britain.
Category: Mountain biking

Mountain Biking On The South Downs

Author : Peter Edwards
ISBN : 9781849657532
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 43.82 MB
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The South Downs is a mountain biker's paradise. Thousands of kilometres of well-maintained byways and bridleways can be combined to create seemingly inexhaustible route combinations. The 26 routes in this book are graded (blue, red and black) for a range of abilities, and grouped into 6 sections: The South Downs Way National Trail (the whole route described in 3 stages) and routes around Winchester, Chichester and Petersfield, Arundel and Worthing, Brighton and Lewes and Eastbourne. They range from 14km to 57km in length and up to 95% off road, providing plenty of challenge for any mountain biker. Many tracks traverse well-drained chalk downland, providing superlative off-road conditions for much of the year. All routes are clearly illustrated on OS maps with numbered stages linking the route descriptions to maps. Extensive information is also included on facilities and services, including bike shops and mechanics, cafes, pubs and food shops, accommodation and transport links and tips on bike gear and preparation.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Mountain Biking In The Lake District

Author : Ian Boydon
ISBN : 9781849657082
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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A guidebook of 24 short, medium, long and full-day mountain bike routes in the Lake District. The Lakes offer some of the best MTB riding in the UK. The graded circular rides are arranged by difficulty, from Kendal to Cleator Moor in the far north-west and Keswick to Winster in the Lyth Valley. The Lake District has plentiful and varied trails, and the routes described in this guide offer spectacular views of the famous lakes and great memories time and time again. Choose a route by grade, percentage off-road, length or time at a glance. All routes have clear directions and tips on what to look out for on the way with numbers linking text, OS map extracts and profiles together to show you quickly where you are and where to go next.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Mountain Biking On The North Downs

Author : Peter Edwards
ISBN : 9781783620180
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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This guidebook covers 20 mountain biking routes set throughout the length and breadth of the North Downs, from Farnham in the west to Dover in the east, as well as a route along the Downs Link, which joins the North Downs Way with the South Downs Way. They range from 18.5km to 59km in length and up to 90% off road. The routes, illustrated with OS map extracts and height profiles, are graded for difficulty (blue, red and black) and are suitable for mountain bikers with at least some experience and a reasonable degree of fitness. The guide gives practical information on recommended gear, preparation and safety, as well as details of accommodation and local bike shops.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Bike Scotland Trails Guide

Author : Richard Moore
ISBN : 0955082226
Genre : Bicycle trails
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This volume is a guide to all that is great about mountain biking in Scotland. It features 40 of Scotland's best routes, from the technically-challenging hand-crafted 7stanes forest trials in Southern Scotland to hair-raisingly wild epics through remote Hebridean glens.
Category: Bicycle trails

Mountain Biking Britain

Author : Chris Moran
ISBN : 1909268992
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 52.13 MB
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Experienced Footprint author Chris Moran (co-author of Mountain Biking Europe and Snowboarding the World) brings you the fully revised & updated guide to mountain bike riding in Britain. Mountain Biking Britain takes you cross-country, scoping the best trail centres from Golspie and the Kyle of Sutherland trails in the north of Scotland, down through the Seven Staines in Scotland and all the way through to the Mineral Tramways Project in Cornwall. Featuring the most picturesque rides in South Wales, where to find the best northshore rides and the top bikeparks of England. Whether you prefer downhill, XC (cross-country), or freestyle/freeriding, this definitive guide ensures there's something for everyone.- Detailed coverage of the UK's high profile centres - All the essentials: top tips, local media and websites, the scene, secret spots and must-sees - The best rider-friendly places to eat, sleep and drink - 'Riders tales' sections include lots of hints and tips from pro-riders and experts in the mountain-biking scene
Category: Sports & Recreation

The Mountain Bike Skills Manual

Author : Clive Forth
ISBN : 9781408196069
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 53.41 MB
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More riders than ever are heading to the country on their mountain bikes. It's a sport that has exploded over the last twenty years, as people of all ages and walks of life are drawn to the thrill of the ride. Written by rider, racer and trainer Clive Forth, The Mountain Bike Skills Manual is the best resource for anyone who wants to know more about the sport and develop their abilities. It covers all the major disciplines including dirt biking, trail riding, cross country, 4X, enduro and slalom and is suitable for pleasure-seekers as well as the more competitive rider. Illustrated with excellent step-by-step biking trick shots and covering everything from equipment and core skills to competitions and recreational riding, it's a book no rider will want to be without.
Category: Sports & Recreation

The Scottish Web Directory

Author : Clive Zietman
ISBN : 0749438169
Genre : Internet addresses
File Size : 82.30 MB
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`The definitive guide to Scottish websites.` Scotland`s New Homebuyer This comprehensive and easy-to-use directory provides a one-stop guide to essential addresses on the Internet from a Scottish perspective. The Scottish Web Directory, offers a selection of over 10,000 official sites, top 'household names' and sites of interest to Scottish families, business users, and anyone interested in Scotland Conveniently classified by category, the directory enables both begineers and experienced users alike to find elusive web addresses with ease, saving hours of fruitless searching and surfing on the Internet. Categories include: Arts & Entertainment Business Children Education, Training & Research Food & Drink Government Hobbies & Leisure Living Museums, Libraries & Information Personal Finance Shopping Sport Technology Travel
Category: Internet addresses

Walking In Derbyshire

Author : Elaine Burkinshaw
ISBN : 9781849655453
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 89.4 MB
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Guidebook to walking in Derbyshire and the Peak District. 60 circular day walks, ranging from 2 to 10 miles (4 to 14km), offer something for walkers of all abilities. The walks start from bases all over the area including Glossop, Buxton, Bakewell, Matlock, Ripley, Ashbourne and Derby. The routes are illustrated with OS map extracts and accompanied with the author's own photographs, as well as including plenty of practical information on getting to and around Derbyshire and the routes. Historic sites including Hardwick Hall, Kedleston Hall, Eyam, Chatsworth House (the fictional Pemberley), New Mills, Cromford, Goyt Valley and Dovedale are also explored, as are Bronze and Iron Age forts, medieval castles and ruined Abbeys. Walking routes pass remnants of ancient civilisations, fine market towns and villages, caverns, castles, country houses and parklands, historic spa resorts and industrial heritage sites, and the book is full of background information detailing the local history.
Category: Sports & Recreation

The Wye Valley Walk

Author : The Wye Valley Walk Partnership
ISBN : 9781849658355
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Official guidebook to the Wye Valley Walk. Following the River Wye for 136 miles (219km) from the mouth of the river at Chepstow to the slopes of Plynlimon in Powys, the Wye Valley offers a perfect mix of river and hill walking. The walk can be completed in about ten days, or seven days by the very fit and determined. Devised by the Wye Valley Walk Partnership, the way explores the superb scenery of the Wye Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Several historic market towns including Chepstow, Monmouth, Ross-on-Wye, Hereford, Hay-on-Wye, Builth Wells and Rhayader can be visited along the route, as well as many small villages and pretty hamlets. Illustrated with colour photographs and OS 1:25,000 map extracts, and also includes a Wye Valley Walk passport, for walkers to collect stamps along the route for a permanent record of their journey. The walk leads through a dramatic limestone gorge, dense woodland beneath limestone crags and past peaceful river meadows in some of the most superb scenery in the heart of the Wye Valley.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Mountain Bike Trial Centres The Guide

Author : Tom Fenton
ISBN : 1906148015
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A guide to the UK's purpose-built, off-road mountain biking trails. It features thousands of kilometres of singletrack, cross country, downhill, freeride and bike park riding at 67 centres across England, Scotland and Wales. It also includes classics such as Dalby, Coed y Brenin, and Glentress.

Scottish Canoe Classics

Author : Eddie Palmer
ISBN : 0954706196
Genre : Canoes and canoeing
File Size : 37.92 MB
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An illustrated guide to some of the finest tours of Scotland's waterways. Wild lochs, placid canals and broad rivers, as they can only be seen from a canoe or kayak. Eddie has chosen his favourite twenty-five inland touring routes and described them in great detail. The routes are beautifully illustrated with numerous colour photos and maps. The selected routes are suitable for open canoes, sit-on-tops and touring kayaks. Many of them can be tackled as a single voyage or a series of day trips, with campsites en route. The journeys are all accessible but highly varied, taking place on inland lochs, sheltered sea lochs and rivers (of an easy nature, up to grade two). A wonderful book for planning voyages and inspiring dreams, or sharing your experiences with others.
Category: Canoes and canoeing

Mountain Biking

Author : Jed Morgan
ISBN : 1583409580
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Explores the world of mountain biking, offering hints in improving your biking skills and advice from planning a trip to landing a trick.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction


Author : Alan Rodgers
ISBN : 023753097X
Genre : Scotland
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Investigates the climate, weather and environment of the different regions of Scotland and discusses how this impacts on the way people live there. Includes notes for parents and teachers. Suggested level: primary, intermediate.
Category: Scotland

Scottish Forestry

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ISBN : CORNELL:31924101451783
Genre : Forests and forestry
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Category: Forests and forestry