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Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2012
  • Unjustifiable Risk?
  • A social, economic and cultural history of British rock climbing and mountaineering charting the conditions that gave rise to the sport, and the achievements and motives of those who have shaped its development over 200 years. Today's climbers share a desire to escape from urban society but what makes them take that unjustifiable risk? Read more
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Bol.com
Netherlands
2012
  • Unjustifiable Risk?
  • To the impartial observer Britain does not appear to have any mountains. Yet the British invented the sport of mountain climbing and for two periods in history British climbers led the world in the pursuit of this beautiful and dangerous obsession. Unjustifiable Risk is the story of the social, economic and cultural conditions that gave rise to... Read more
Bol.com
Belgium
2012
  • Unjustifiable Risk?
  • To the impartial observer Britain does not appear to have any mountains. Yet the British invented the sport of mountain climbing and for two periods in history British climbers led the world in the pursuit of this beautiful and dangerous obsession. Unjustifiable Risk is the story of the social, economic and cultural conditions that gave rise to... Read more
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Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2010
  • Unjustifiable Risk?
  • A social, economic and cultural history of British rock climbing and mountaineering charting the conditions that gave rise to the sport, and the achievements and motives of those who have shaped its development over 200 years. Today's climbers share a desire to escape from urban society but what makes them take that unjustifiable risk? Read more
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  • Bol.com, Belgium
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Bol.com
Netherlands
2010
  • Unjustifiable Risk?
  • To the impartial observer Britain does not appear to have any mountains. Yet the British invented the sport of mountain climbing and for two periods in history British climbers led the world in the pursuit of this beautiful and dangerous obsession. Unjustifiable Risk is the story of the social, economic and cultural conditions that gave rise to... Read more
Bol.com
Belgium
2010
  • Unjustifiable Risk?
  • To the impartial observer Britain does not appear to have any mountains. Yet the British invented the sport of mountain climbing and for two periods in history British climbers led the world in the pursuit of this beautiful and dangerous obsession. Unjustifiable Risk is the story of the social, economic and cultural conditions that gave rise to... Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Under the Banyan Tree
  • “Under the Banyan Tree” is yet another book from one of the twentieth century’s greatest writers, R. K. Narayan. Here, he has crafted together a collection of short stories and tall tales that look warmly at characters from all walks of Indian life that are so well observed they all come together to give an insight into the human experience.As... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Well-Designed: How to Use Empathy to Create Products People Love
  • From Design Thinking to Design Doing Innovators today are told to run loose and think lean in order to fail fast and succeed sooner. But in a world obsessed with the new, where cool added features often trump actual customer needs, it`s the consumer who suffers. In our quest to be more agile, we end up creating products that underwhelm. So... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • The Blackbird Diaries: A Year with Wildlife
  • With its enchanting song, striking orange bill and endearing willingness to share our living space, the blackbird is one of our best-loved birds. But robins, swifts, goldfinches and blue tits can captivate us equally and, in The Blackbird Diaries, Karen Lloyd shares her deep-rooted affection for all our treasured garden wildlife. Over the four... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • The Walker`s Guide to Outdoor Clues and Signs
  • Longlisted for the 2015 Thwaites Wainwright Prize - Walker`s Guide to Outdoor Clues and Signs by Tristan Gooley, winner of the BBC Countryfile Magazine ”Country Book of the Year” Award 2014/2015, is the ultimate guide to what the land, sun, moon, stars, trees, plants, animals, sky and clouds can reveal - when you know what to look for. This... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Banaras: Walks Through India`s Sacred City
  • Banaras is a city on the banks of the river Ganges. It is the holiest of the seven sacred cities in Hinduism and Jainism, and played an important role in the development of Buddhism. It is regarded as one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world. It is portrayed beautifully through Majumdar`s captivating perspective on different... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Hardy`s Landscape Revisited
  • Hardy’s Landscape Revisited is a twenty-first century look at Thomas Hardy’s Wessex, consisting of a series of described walks through the novelist’s literary landscapes. Based upon the texts of The Return of the Native, Far From the Madding Crowd, Under the Greenwood Tree, The Woodlanders, Tess of the d’Urbervilles and Jude the Obscure, as... Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Bruges City Guide: 2016
  • Bruges City Guide 2016 is THE most comprehensive guide to visiting the `Venice of the north`; this guide contains up-to-date information (opening hours etc.) on ALL places of interest, museums and attractions, and will be revised every year. The convenient address guide will help you find the best shops, hotels, bed and breakfasts, cafes and... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Bruges City Guide 2018
  • This definitive little guide will lead you on an adventure through the heart of a city you thought you knew, introducing the best shops, hotels, bed and breakfasts, cafes and restaurants. It includes three atmospheric walks through the city, which showcase Bruges` range of diverse museums: from the Groeninge Museum, featuring fine art from the... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Suffolk Coast Walk
  • Combining travel writing with a walking guide, Suffolk Coast Walk provides a wonderful insight into this fascinating county and is the companion book to Essex Coast Walk by the same author. Peter Caton explores all 162 miles of Suffolk`s unique coastline, describing the route for fellow walkers, with an engaging narrative that tells of the... Read more
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Bol.com
Netherlands
  • Suffolk Coast Walk
  • Combining travel writing with a walking guide, Suffolk Coast Walk provides a wonderful insight into this fascinating county and is the companion book to Essex Coast Walk by the same author. Peter Caton explores all 162 miles of Suffolk's unique coastline, describing the route for fellow walkers, with an engaging narrative that tells of the... Read more
Bol.com
Belgium
  • Suffolk Coast Walk
  • Combining travel writing with a walking guide, Suffolk Coast Walk provides a wonderful insight into this fascinating county and is the companion book to Essex Coast Walk by the same author. Peter Caton explores all 162 miles of Suffolk's unique coastline, describing the route for fellow walkers, with an engaging narrative that tells of the... Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
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United Kingdom
Bol.com
Netherlands
  • The Walker's Handbook
  • The first edition of The Walker's Handbook was published in 1978. This, the 5th edition, has been completely re-written and updated to include the latest developments in the world of walking. It is in manual format and pays particular attention to the needs of novice and inexperienced walkers who enjoy walking in the lowland countryside, as... Read more
Bol.com
Belgium
  • The Walker's Handbook
  • The first edition of The Walker's Handbook was published in 1978. This, the 5th edition, has been completely re-written and updated to include the latest developments in the world of walking. It is in manual format and pays particular attention to the needs of novice and inexperienced walkers who enjoy walking in the lowland countryside, as... Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
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Maps

Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Bertem - Leuven 20K NGI Belgium Survey Map No. 32/1-2
  • Topographical survey of Belgium at 1:20,000 from Nationaal Geografisch Instituut / Institut Géographique National, the country’s national survey organization. Each 20K map covers one quarter of the corresponding 1:50,000 map (with adjustments in the border and coastal areas). The maps provide all the information expected of topographic mapping... Read more
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De Zwerver
Netherlands
  • Wandelkaart - Topografische kaart 32/1-2 Bertem - Leuven - Oud Heverlee | NGI
  • Zeer gedetailleerde topografische kaart van een deel van Belgie. Deze kaart is bijzonder geschikt voor wandeltochten, bijvoorbeeld in het heuvelachtige gebied van de Ardennen. Wel moet u bedenken dat op deze kaarten wandelroutes als zodanig niet staan ingetekend. Voorzien van alle topografische details als hoogtelijnen, waterlopen, bosgebieden,... Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Italy: Tabacco 25K Maps of the Regional Parks in South Tyrol
  • Protected areas of South Tyrol (Alto Adige) region of Italy in a series of hiking maps at 1:25,000 from Tabacco, with additional descriptions of geology, fauna and flora, selected routes, etc, all in Italian only, illustrated with numerous photos.The maps have similar cartography to Tabacco’s other, more popular series at 1:25,000, with... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Bouillon - Dohan
  • Topographical survey of Belgium at 1:20,000 from Nationaal Geografisch Instituut / Institut Géographique National, the country’s national survey organization. Each 20K map covers one quarter of the corresponding 1:50,000 map (with adjustments in the border and coastal areas). The maps provide all the information expected of topographic mapping... Read more
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Netherlands
  • Topografische kaart 67/1-2 Bouillon - Dohan - Corbion - Poupehan | NGI
  • Zeer gedetailleerde topografische kaart van een deel van Belgie. Deze kaart is bijzonder geschikt voor wandeltochten in met name het heuvelachtige gebied van de Ardennen. Voorzien van alle topografische details als hoogtelijnen, waterlopen, bosgebieden, paden en brandgangen. Hoogtelijnen maken het mogelijk de moeilijkheidsgraad van een... Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Parco Naturale Vedrette di Ries-Aurina
  • Parco Naturale Vedrette di Ries-Aurina in a series of hiking maps at 1:25,000 from Tabacco covering the protected areas of South Tyrol (Alto Adige) region, with additional descriptions of geology, fauna and flora, selected routes, etc, all in Italian only, illustrated with numerous photos. The map is double-sided and has no geographical... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Estaimpuis - Pecq 20K NGI Belgium Survey Map No. 37/1-2
  • Topographical survey of Belgium at 1:20,000 from Nationaal Geografisch Instituut / Institut Géographique National, the country’s national survey organization. Each 20K map covers one quarter of the corresponding 1:50,000 map (with adjustments in the border and coastal areas). The maps provide all the information expected of topographic mapping... Read more
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Netherlands
  • Wandelkaart - Topografische kaart 37/1-2 Estampuis - Pecq - Dottignies | NGI
  • Zeer gedetailleerde topografische kaart van een deel van Belgie. Deze kaart is bijzonder geschikt voor wandeltochten, bijvoorbeeld in het heuvelachtige gebied van de Ardennen. Wel moet u bedenken dat op deze kaarten wandelroutes als zodanig niet staan ingetekend. Voorzien van alle topografische details als hoogtelijnen, waterlopen, bosgebieden,... Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • De Panne - Koksijde
  • Topographical survey of Belgium at 1:20,000 from Nationaal Geografisch Instituut / Institut Géographique National, the country’s national survey organization. Each 20K map covers one quarter of the corresponding 1:50,000 map (with adjustments in the border and coastal areas). The maps provide all the information expected of topographic mapping... Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Libin - Bras
  • Topographical survey of Belgium at 1:20,000 from Nationaal Geografisch Instituut / Institut Géographique National, the country’s national survey organization. Each 20K map covers one quarter of the corresponding 1:50,000 map (with adjustments in the border and coastal areas). The maps provide all the information expected of topographic mapping... Read more
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Netherlands
  • Topografische kaart 64/3-4 Libin - Bras | NGI
  • Zeer gedetailleerde topografische kaart van een deel van Belgie. Deze kaart is bijzonder geschikt voor wandeltochten in met name het heuvelachtige gebied van de Ardennen. Voorzien van alle topografische details als hoogtelijnen, waterlopen, bosgebieden, paden en brandgangen. Hoogtelijnen maken het mogelijk de moeilijkheidsgraad van een... Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Assenede - Zelzate
  • Topographical survey of Belgium at 1:20,000 from Nationaal Geografisch Instituut / Institut Géographique National, the country’s national survey organization. Each 20K map covers one quarter of the corresponding 1:50,000 map (with adjustments in the border and coastal areas). The maps provide all the information expected of topographic mapping... Read more
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De Zwerver
Netherlands
  • Wandelkaart - Topografische kaart 14/1-2 Assenede - Zelzate | NGI
  • Zeer gedetailleerde topografische kaart van een deel van Belgie. Deze kaart is bijzonder geschikt voor wandeltochten, bijvoorbeeld in het heuvelachtige gebied van de Ardennen. Wel moet u bedenken dat op deze kaarten wandelroutes als zodanig niet staan ingetekend. Voorzien van alle topografische details als hoogtelijnen, waterlopen, bosgebieden,... Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Rebeque - Ittre 20K NGI Belgium Survey Map No. 39/1-2
  • Topographical survey of Belgium at 1:20,000 from Nationaal Geografisch Instituut / Institut Géographique National, the country’s national survey organization. Each 20K map covers one quarter of the corresponding 1:50,000 map (with adjustments in the border and coastal areas). The maps provide all the information expected of topographic mapping... Read more
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  • De Zwerver, Netherlands
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De Zwerver
Netherlands
  • Wandelkaart - Topografische kaart 39/1-2 Rebecq - Tubize | NGI
  • Zeer gedetailleerde topografische kaart van een deel van Belgie. Deze kaart is bijzonder geschikt voor wandeltochten, bijvoorbeeld in het heuvelachtige gebied van de Ardennen. Wel moet u bedenken dat op deze kaarten wandelroutes als zodanig niet staan ingetekend. Voorzien van alle topografische details als hoogtelijnen, waterlopen, bosgebieden,... Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Wachtebeke - Lokeren
  • Topographical survey of Belgium at 1:20,000 from Nationaal Geografisch Instituut / Institut Géographique National, the country’s national survey organization. Each 20K map covers one quarter of the corresponding 1:50,000 map (with adjustments in the border and coastal areas). The maps provide all the information expected of topographic mapping... Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Beerse - Turnhout
  • Topographical survey of Belgium at 1:20,000 from Nationaal Geografisch Instituut / Institut Géographique National, the country’s national survey organization. Each 20K map covers one quarter of the corresponding 1:50,000 map (with adjustments in the border and coastal areas). The maps provide all the information expected of topographic mapping... Read more
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De Zwerver
Netherlands
  • Wandelkaart - Topografische kaart 08/7-8 Beerse - Turnhout | NGI
  • Zeer gedetailleerde topografische kaart van een deel van Belgie. Deze kaart is bijzonder geschikt voor wandeltochten in met name het heuvelachtige gebied van de Ardennen. Wel moet u bedenken dat op deze kaarten wandelroutes als zodanig niet staan ingetekend. Voorzien van alle topografische details als hoogtelijnen, waterlopen, bosgebieden,... Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Tellin - St-Hubert
  • Topographical survey of Belgium at 1:20,000 from Nationaal Geografisch Instituut / Institut Géographique National, the country’s national survey organization. Each 20K map covers one quarter of the corresponding 1:50,000 map (with adjustments in the border and coastal areas). The maps provide all the information expected of topographic mapping... Read more
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Netherlands
  • Topografische kaart 59/7-8 Grupont - Saint Hubert | NGI
  • Zeer gedetailleerde topografische kaart van een deel van Belgie. Deze kaart is bijzonder geschikt voor wandeltochten in met name het heuvelachtige gebied van de Ardennen. Voorzien van alle topografische details als hoogtelijnen, waterlopen, bosgebieden, paden en brandgangen. Hoogtelijnen maken het mogelijk de moeilijkheidsgraad van een... Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Hulshout - Herselt
  • Topographical survey of Belgium at 1:20,000 from Nationaal Geografisch Instituut / Institut Géographique National, the country’s national survey organization. Each 20K map covers one quarter of the corresponding 1:50,000 map (with adjustments in the border and coastal areas). The maps provide all the information expected of topographic mapping... Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Cuba
  • Cuba with excellent topographic information on an indexed map from Gizi, with a street plan of central Havana, enlargements for the Varadero Peninsula, Valle de Viñales and the environs of the capital, plus a distance table.Vivid altitude colouring with graphics for mangrove and swamps, plus plenty of names of geographical features: peaks,... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
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De Zwerver
Netherlands
  • Wandelkaart - Topografische kaart 28/3-4 Zonnebeke - Moorslede - Ledegem | NGI
  • Zeer gedetailleerde topografische kaart van een deel van Belgie. Deze kaart is bijzonder geschikt voor wandeltochten, bijvoorbeeld in het heuvelachtige gebied van de Ardennen. Wel moet u bedenken dat op deze kaarten wandelroutes als zodanig niet staan ingetekend. Voorzien van alle topografische details als hoogtelijnen, waterlopen, bosgebieden,... Read more
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Walking holidays

Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • The Glacier Express Rail and Hike
  • Ride the world Glacier Express panoramic journey through the Swiss alps and explore the Engadine and Zermatt on foot. Cross the Swiss Alps on the famous Glacier Express, a direct train from St Moritz to Zermatt; considered one of the most stunning rail journeys of the world. Get closer to the typical wooden chalets and sounds of Alpine cow... Read more
Snp Wandelreizen
Netherlands
  • Canada - The Spell of the Yukon
  • Reis in het voetspoor van goudzoekers en pioniers met in je achterhoofd de 'Goldrush' van 1898 in de Klondike, Yukon Territory, Noord-Canada. Kies niet voor een combi van Alaska en Yukon maar doe alleen Yukon. Dan beperk je de kilometers. Een fantastische roadtrip over verharde en onverharde wegen, door een leeg en onbewoond land waar het wild... Read more
Snp Wandelreizen
Netherlands
  • Portugal - fotoreis Lisboa, Serra de Aires en Alentejo
  • Prachtige fotografiereis langs de mooiste plekken van Centraal Portugal. Het wordt een gevarieerde reis langs fotogenieke plaatsen als Lissabon, Óbidos en (Unesco World Heritage site) Évora. Van vissershaventjes tot de kurkeiken van de Alentejo, van de spectaculaire kust bij Cascais tot kastelen in Sintra: veel gezichten van Portugal zullen... Read more
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  • emputt 2016-02-16 01:33:01
  • Long distance hike in end of May/June?
  • Hi there,

    I am from the USA and am looking to do a long-distance hike in the end of May through early June, was thinking of doing about 21 days (give or take) and covering anywhere from 100-375km in that time (upper end would have to be an easier trail to cover the distance in my allotted time) and was initially looking into Europe (particularly Germany) but am really up to go anywhere in the world.

    What I want from it:
    - Stunning scenery - ideally GREEN landscape/rolling hills/mountains/forests to rivers to castles, etc etc.
    - Scattered small villages along the trail (they don't have to be every night but maybe every 3 nights at least?)
    - Not super overpopulated

    Any help would be much appreciated! Thank you!!
    Emily
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  • Jeannette 2013-04-28 21:00:07
  • Suitable beginner trails for longer hike -3-6 weeks
  • What would be a recommended trail for beginners. We are considering the Camino due to the supportive infrastructure, so we can start with light loads, and that it does not require hanging from cliffs by your fingernails.We have heard it it extremely crowded but are planning to travel late Sept/Oct so maybe we are ok on that front, Any other trails we ought to consider - anywhere on the planet that give more peaceful experiences?

    Regards
    Jeannette
    • Henk Nouws 2013-05-08 09:09:35
    • Hi Jeanette. October can be fine in southern and central Europe, but is not good for the UK and northern Europe. There will be snow in the mountains and mountain huts will be closed. But for the French and Spanish part of the Camino de Santiago it is okay and not too busy. The advantage is you will find accommodation easily. If you have 6 weeks, my suggestion would be to pick up a part of a European Long Distance path, because they cross borders and offer great variety and often the best routes. I would suggest the E3, start in Paris, and walk east.
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