Great Reads

Great Reads

Our staff picks of great reads. Books we love, books we share and books find inspiring. Some old, some new and all worth tucking into your pack to while away the quiet hours.
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8000 Metres

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

£20.25
Was £22.50

Days to Remember

Short tales and reflections from renowned mountain guide Rob Collister.

£8.99
Was £12.99

Distant Snows

John Harding's recollections of 60 years of worldwide mountaineering, travel, and adventure.

£13.99
Was £19.99

Grand Adventures

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

£11.99
Was £16.99

Higher Than the Eagle Soars

Autobiography of Stephen Venables including a revelatory series of never-recorded adventures on four continents

£7.99
Was £8.99

Kinder Scout: The People's Mountain

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

£12.99
Was £19.99

Snowblind

Daniel Arnold's collection of thrilling mountaineering stories

£7.99
Was £10.99

Straight Up

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

£8.99
Was £12.99

The Storms

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

£8.99
Was £12.99

Eruption

The Untold Story of Mt St Helens

£12.99
Was £19.99

Great British Bike Rides

40 of the best road rides in England, Scotland and Wales

£22.49
Was £24.99

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!

£8.99
Was £12.99

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.

£7.99
Was £18.99

The Ogre

Doug Scott’s biography of a mountain and the dramatic story of the first ascent

£13.99
Was £19.99

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.

£6.99
Was £14.95

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.

£6.50
Was £9.00

Adventures in Mind

The challenge and anticipation. The obsessive urge to achieve. It's not all about winning.

£8.99
Was £12.99

Art of Freedom

The Life and Climbs of Voytek Kurtyka, by Bernadette McDonald

£9.99
Was £24.00

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

£8.99
Was £12.99

Cycling the Earth

A life changing race around the world

£8.99
Was £12.99

Echoes: Nick Bullock

A compelling exploration of freedom from one of Britain's most outstanding adventure mountaineers

£13.99
Was £20.00

Gravel Cycling

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

£11.99
Was £21.95

Hell and High Water

One man's attempt to swim the length of Britain

£6.99
Was £10.99

Mud Sweat & Gears

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

£6.99
Was £9.99

My Midsummer Morning

Arming himself with a violin he could barely play (and that's being polite) and a backpack with everything he'd need, Alpkiteer Al Humphreys busks his way through Spain.

£9.99
Was £15.00

Preposterous Tales

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

£12.99
Was £20.00

Swell

A waterbiography by Jenny Landreth, the story of the fearless 'swimming suffragettes' who forced the door for equal access to swimming

£11.99
Was £17.00

The Bond

Two epic climbs in Alaska and a lifetime's connection...

£9.99
Was £14.99

The Maverick Mountaineer

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

£6.99
Was £9.99

Training for the New Alpinism

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

£16.99
Was £24.99

Troll Wall

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

£11.99
Was £17.99

Waterlog

Roger Deakin's tale of his liquid journey around the British Isles and the people he meets along the way.

£6.99
Was £9.99

Waymaking

An Anthology of Womens Adventure Writing, Poetry and Art

£16.20
Was £18.00
Our staff picks of great reads. Books we love, books we share and books find inspiring. Some old, some new and all worth tucking into your pack to while away the quiet hours.