We work with UK indie publishers and distributors to help high quality mountain literature thrive. So here's our bookshelf. Books we love; books that caught our eye; books that inspired us or just a good read. We are constantly re-ordering and mixing up the selection so keep checking back.
The Boardman Tasker prize is an annual award that recognises the best in great mountain writing whether its fiction, non-fiction, drama or poetry. Here are some winners and those shortlisted over recent years. If you are looking for something new to read then this is a good place to start.
Yorkshireman Alan Hinkes tells his story of climbing 14 of the worlds highest mountains, all over the fabled 8000 metres
Specialist magazines from around the world. These are the mags that feature great photography, are as good to touch as they are to see and always have well written articles of adventure and the love of wild places.
Map reading and micro navigation skills are some of the most vital and rewarding to call on for time spent in our wild places. Find OS Explorer and Harvey Maps essential for navigating UK National Parks.