Books and Magazines

Books and Magazines

Here's whats on our bookshelf here at Alpkit. Books we love; books that caught our eye; books that inspired us or just a good read... Read more

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Peak Bouldering

In this comprehensive 2014 guide Adrian Berry and Alan James compile a list of all the bouldering problems within the Peak District

Bundle price £19.99 Was £26.99

GuyRope Gourmet - A Camping Cookbook

Josh Sutton's guide to campsite cookery, and proof that campsite cookery can be more than just beans and pasta!

Bundle price £8.99 Was £12.99

Gravel Cycling

Nick Legan's complete guide to gravel racing and adventure biking

Bundle price £11.99 Was £21.95

Peak District Walks

20 classic Peak District walks on durable, weatherproof walking cards.

Bundle price From £8.99 Was £11.99

Lakeland Walks

25 classic Lakeland walks for new and experienced fell walkers, on durable and weatherproof walking cards.

Bundle price From £9.99

The Calling

Barry Blanchard charts his progress from a kid on the wrong side of the tracks to one of the most respected alpinists in the world.

Bundle price £7.99 Was £18.99

Alpinist Magazine

a quarterly magazine dedicated to alpinism and adventure climbing: the classic publication that has inspired many an adventure over the years

Bundle price From £8.95


Fastpacking is about moving fast and light, enjoying your surroundsing atyour own pace with no...

Bundle price £8.99 Was £12.95

Sidetracked Magazine - Vol 5

Unique journal presenting a series of breathtaking adventures, expeditions and discoveries

Bundle price £8.99 Was £9.99

Wild Swimming

River, lake, lido and sea: the best places to swim outdoors in Britain

Bundle price £11.99 Was £15.30

Wild Country

A remarkable personal story, offering fresh perspectives on the role of the outdoors in British life and the development of climbing at its most revolutionary.

Bundle price £6.99 Was £14.95

The Storms

A candid account of Mike Trueman, a British Army Gurkha officer who survived the Fastnet disaster and the 1996 Everest storm

Bundle price £8.99 Was £12.99

Outdoor First Aid

Comprehensive guide to first aid in the outdoors

Bundle price £10.99 Was £15.99

Lightweight Camping

Tips, tricks, and tales from a seasoned camper to help adventurers make the most of a comfortable, independent, low-cost, and mobile life under canvas.

Bundle price £8.99 Was £11.70

Like The Wind Magazine

Exquisitely produced and beautifully illustrated quarterly running magazine; it's not how to run, it's why we run

Bundle price £8.10 Was £9.00

Lost Lanes

Jack takes us on a journey of 36 Glorious bike rides in Southern England

Bundle price £13.49 Was £14.99

Cold Wars

Kirkpatrick's wry sarcasm and the often ridiculous situations of big-wall climbing give this book many laugh-out-loud moments yet honest and insightful

Bundle price £8.99 Was £12.99

Don't Forget The Duct Tape

Tips and tricks for repairing and maintaining outdoor and travel gear. Give your gear a chance of new life or simply hack it into the gear of your dreams

Bundle price £5.99 Was £7.65

Chris Bonington Mountaineer

This books breaks down 30 years of Chris Bonnington's climbing with pages of wonderful photographs - an inspiration to any mountaineer

Bundle price £13.99 Was £17.99

8000 Metres

Yorkshireman Alan Hinkes tells his story of climbing 14 of the worlds highest mountains, all over the fabled 8000 metres

Bundle price £20.25 Was £22.50

100 Hut Walks in the Alps

Bundle price £9.99 Was £14.99

No Easy Way

‘If we were guaranteed success in everything we tried then life would be pretty boring.’...

Bundle price £13.45 Was £14.95

Kinder Scout: The People's Mountain

A celebration of a northern English mountain, composed by writer Ed Douglas and photographer John Beatty.

Bundle price £12.99 Was £19.99

Top 500 Summits

Inspiration and guidance for a lifetime of hillwalking on the UK's top 500 summits, from experienced and passionate mountaineer Barry K Smith

Bundle price £10.99 Was £22.50

Art of Freedom

The Life and Climbs of Voytek Kurtyka, by Bernadette McDonald

Bundle price £9.99 Was £24.00

Canoe Camping

Tim Gent, contributor Canoe and Kayak UK, shares his enthusiasm for and experience of travelling...

Bundle price £11.99 Was £15.30

Sustainability Mailer

Bundle price £0.00

Feed Zone Cookbook

Your body needs nutrients to take you places and do cool stuff, but it can...

Bundle price £14.99 Was £18.90

Inner Ranges

An Anthology of Mountain Thoughts and Mountain People

Bundle price £9.99 Was £14.95

OS Explorer Maps

1: 25 000 trusty walking maps for exploring, navigating, route planning, and getting unlost

Bundle price From £8.09

Wilderness Magazine Volume 2

Volume 2 of Wilderness, a new US high quality publication we've specially imported dedicated to exploration, character and grit

Bundle price £16.19 Was £17.99

Troll Wall

The untold story of the British first ascent of Europe's tallest rock face

Bundle price £11.99 Was £17.99

The Tower

A Chronicle of Climbing and Controversy on Cerro Torre by Kelly Cordes

Bundle price £12.99 Was £17.10

Training for the New Alpinism

Detailed instructions on how to plan and execute training that is tailored to your individual circumstances

Bundle price £16.99 Was £24.99

Straight Up

Forthright collection of stories from Steve Berry's early expeditions to the Himalaya

Bundle price £8.99 Was £12.99

The Stick Book

Things to do with a stick

Bundle price £6.99 Was £8.99


Daniel Arnold's collection of thrilling mountaineering stories

Bundle price £7.99 Was £10.99

Unjustifiable Risk

Simon Thompson explores the social, economic and cultural history of rock climbing and mountaineering in Britain

Bundle price £6.99 Was £8.99

The Ray-Way Essential Tarp Book

Everything you need to know when looking into a tarp and how to use one

Bundle price £18.00 Was £20.00

Preposterous Tales

Exhilarating tales of insane adventures from Gresham and Emmett with stunning photography to wow and inspire

Bundle price £12.99 Was £20.00

Rockfax Pokketz Climbing Guide

Compact climbing guidebooks for the North East and South East Peak District

Bundle price From £8.95

Peak Rock

The most comprehensive history of climbing in the Peak District published since 1966

Bundle price £30.78 Was £34.20

Peak District Trail Running

22 off-road routes for trail and fell runners from 5 km to 28 km

Bundle price £10.53 Was £11.70

Navigation in the Mountains

This definitive navigation guide is ideal for hill walkers, mountaineers and leaders.

Bundle price £10.99 Was £15.99

Making Tracks in the Peak District

10 enjoyable walks for youngsters around the Peak District, with child-friendly instructions and illustrations.

Bundle price £6.49 Was £9.00

Making Tracks in the Lake District

10 enjoyable walks for children around the Lake District, with child-friendly instructions and illustrations

Bundle price £10.80 Was £12.00

Mud Sweat & Gears

A realistic and endearing approach to the classic but gruelling ride from Land’s End to John o’Groats

Bundle price £6.99 Was £9.99

The Maverick Mountaineer

The Remarkable Life of George Ingle Finch; climber, scientist and inventor

Bundle price £6.99 Was £9.99

In Some Lost Place

The first ascent of Nanga Parbat's Mazeno Ridge

Bundle price £15.99 Was £21.60

Lost Lanes Wales

Jack Thurston takes to his bike and explores Wales and the border counties

Bundle price £13.49 Was £14.99

Lake District Trail Running

Helen Mort's compilation of 20 off-road routes for trail and fell runners from 5 to 17 km

Bundle price £11.70 Was £13.00

Lake District Rock

The new and up-to-date edition of Lake District Rock, published by WIRED guides

Bundle price £27.00 Was £30.00

A Lake District Grand Tour

Join Mike Cardens and his son Richard as they pedal through Lakeland in search of a Challenge, History, Wildlife, and Scones.

Bundle price £6.50 Was £9.00

Hell and High Water

One man's attempt to swim the length of Britain

Bundle price £6.99 Was £10.99

Anderl Heckmair My Life

Memoirs of an Eiger North Face Pioneer

Bundle price £11.99 Was £16.20

Grand Adventures

Adventure Guru, Alastair Humphreys, shares tips and tales of Grand Adventures

Bundle price £11.99 Was £16.99

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