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Walking The Wainwrights

Author : Stuart Marshall
ISBN : 1850587531
Genre : Lake District (England)
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This text provides a compact guide to the ascent of all 214 peaks described in the late Alfred Wainwright's seven-volume pictorial guide to the Lakeland fells. It is designed to be taken on the fells, and not left at home on a bookshelf
Category: Lake District (England)

Nowhere Fast Walking The Wainwrights

Author : Andy Grigg
ISBN : 1850589836
Genre : Lake District (England)
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'Nowhere Fast' is the story of one family's attempt to climb all the Wainwights - 214 of the country's highest mountains, all situated in the English Lake District. Climbing over one hundred and ninety five thousand feet (six times the height of Mount Everest), and walking nearly six hundred miles over the course of six years, Nowhere Fast follows the journey of Andy, Tania and their two sons as they battle the elements and scale the peaks.
Category: Lake District (England)

Lakeland Walking

Author : Norman Buckley
ISBN : 1850583897
Genre : Lake District (England)
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The 32 walks in this book vary considerably in length and effort required. They are all circular and start and finish at a recommended parking area. Interesting features along the route are described.
Category: Lake District (England)

A Peakbaggers Journal The Wainwrights

Author : Books
ISBN : 1093519363
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All 214 Fells or Wainwrights are included in this journal. Log your peakbagging adventures as you complete each one. Create a unique journal of your hiking exploits. Fun to look back on, or compare notes with your fellow peakbaggers.

Walking The Lake District Fells Langdale

Author : Mark Richards
ISBN : 9781783627837
Genre : Travel
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This guide describes ascents of 25 Lake District fells that can be climbed from Langdale and the Vale of Grasmere. Easily accessible from the popular bases of Grasmere and Ambleside, this area offers stunning scenery and fantastic walking, from the 'small but perfectly made' Loughrigg - ideal for a Sunday afternoon hike - to eye-catching Helm Crag ('the Lion and the Lamb'), from the lofty heights of Bowfell to the iconic Langdale Pikes. England's highest mountain, Scafell Pike, is also included in this volume. Unlike other guidebooks which describe a single or limited number of routes to a particular destination, the aim of the Walking the Lake District Fells series is to offer all the options. These are presented as numbered sections which can be combined to create infinite possibilities - from simple ascents to longer ridge routes. You'll find the classics and popular routes alongside less traditional alternatives perfect for the wandering spirit. The series gives you both the freedom to devise your own routes and the information to make informed decisions, thanks to the clear descriptions of the routes, terrain, hazards, interesting features and safe descent paths should the weather close in. Also included are a handful of classic ridge routes for longer fell days. Mark Richards' inimitable text is complemented by HARVEY mapping and the author's own beautiful sketch topos and panoramas. Perfect for keen hillwalkers and peak-baggers alike and ideal both for pre-planning and use on the hill, Walking the Lake District Fells is the new incarnation of the Fellranger series, which sees the volumes updated and trimmed to a more practical size. These true connoisseurs' guides are sure to inspire you to get out and explore the beautiful fells of Lakeland.
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Walks In Limestone Country

Author : Alfred Wainwright
ISBN : 0711222371
Genre : Travel
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Wainwright's hand-drawn walking guides are perhaps the most distinctive and unusual such guides ever devised. This guide, first published in 1992, contains Wainwright's original instructions and route maps for 34 walks in 'a land of suprises' – the interesting limestone country in the Whernside, Ingleborough and Penyghent areas of Yorkshire. Wainwright writes of ithis 'wonderland' as follows: 'For the explorer there are places of fascinating interest, or strange beauty, of thrilling adventure, such as are not to be found elsewhere.'
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Julia Bradbury S Wainwright Walks

Author : Julia Bradbury
ISBN : 9781781011133
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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DIV The companion to the BBC series Wainwright Walks, with Julia Bradbury following in the footsteps of famous fell-walker and guide writer AW Wainwright. The series includes beautiful aerial sequences of Lakeland icons Blencathra and England's tallest mountain Scafell Pike. It was first broadcast in 2008 and regularly repeated on BBC4 and BBC2, most recently in December 2011. The book collects together all ten of the walks from Series I and II, with clear directions and Julia's commentary on her experience of the walks. Stills from the original series are augmented by the famous line drawings from Wainwright's original books, and evocative landscape photography by Derry Brabbs. /div
Category: Sports & Recreation

Lake District Natural History Walks Case Notes Of A Nature Detective

Author : Christopher Mitchell
ISBN : 1850588074
Genre : Lake District (England)
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Discover the Lake District's hidden wildlife, geology and archaeology while enjoying walks in beautiful surroundings. With walks from one to six miles readers can become nature detectives and solve the hidden mysteries
Category: Lake District (England)

The Western Fells

Author : Alfred Wainwright
ISBN : 0711236607
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Author : Martin Wainwright
ISBN : 9781448140718
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Wainwright: The Man Who Loved the Lakes is a celebration of the British landscape, and it tells the remarkable story of Alfred Wainwright who in 1952 decided to hand draw a series of guides to the fells of Lakeland. For the next 13 years he spent every weekend walking, and every weekday evening drawing and writing - completing one page per night. The result was Wainwright's Pictorial Guides to the Lakeland Fells. Although initially self published they have now sold over a million copies and are still popular and much loved today. He went on to present a series of TV shows on the BBC about walking in the Lake District that made him even better known. He was an unlikely celebrity, he preferred his own company and thought walking in the countryside should be a solitary rather than group pursuit. Wainwright: The Man Who Loved the Lakes introduces him to a new generation of lovers of the countryside, features some of Wainwright's favourite walks and is lavishly illustrated, including stunning aerial shots of the Lake District.
Category: Sports & Recreation