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North Wales Bouldering http://

Now in it's second edition, this bible of bouldering for North Wales has a plethora of new areas and problems and is now solely in English text

Scottish Rock - Vol 2 - North http://

Scottish Rock, Volume 2, covers the all area's north of the Great Glen.  With over 2,400 routes in the North-West, the Far North, the Hebrides and Orkney.

Ogwen - Climbers Club Guidebook http://

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Mont Blanc Massif Volume 1: Selected Climbs http://

Volume 1 covers Mont Blanc, Mont Brouillard, Mont Rouge de Peuterey, Mont Maudit, Mont Blanc du Tacul, Grande Jorasses. Also the Mont Blanc Italian satellite peaks.

Yorkshire Gritstone Volume 1 - Almscliff to Slipstones http://

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Rockfax - El Chorro http://

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SMC Scottish Winter Climbs http://

A superb full-colour guide to the finest winter climbs in Scotland.

Winter Climbs Cairngorms http://

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Multi-Pitch Climbing in Europe http://

This guide covers some of the key classic mulitiple pitched climbs in Europe. The book focuses on routes between 3 and 22 pitches and at grades typically around the F6c (E4) mark. Illustrated with fantastic photography throughout

SMC Rock and Ice Climbs - Northern Highlands North http://

With wild and remote areas, the far north if Scotland is one of the most exciting places to climb in the whole of Britain, not just in the summer but in the winter as well.

Dolomites - Rockfax http://

The Dolomites are a climbing mecca, with something for every climber; big walls, all day alpine routes, hard and testing sports climbs and awe inspiring Via Ferrata routes.

Northern Limestone - Rockfax http://

Northern Limestone by Rockfax features the Limestone climbing areas of Yorkshire, Cumbria and Lancashire. Featuring the Sports climbing meccas of Malham, Gordale and Kilnsey, along with lots of lesser known crags. 

4000m Peaks of the Alps - Normal and Classic Routes http://

This English language guide gives a definitive guide to the normal and classic routes on all of the 82 official 4000m peaks of the European Alps. Full colour with easy to follow topos and route descriptions as well as approach information

Arapiles Selected Rock Climbs Guidebook http://

The third, 2016 edition of the iconic Simon Mentz / Glenn Tempest climbing guide to the world famous Mt Arapiles. If you're looking for immaculate rock, great weather and easy access then book a month off work....

Les Aiguilles Rouges Rock Climbing Guidebook http://

This new guide to the rock routes in the Aiguilles Rouges situated on the southern side of the Chamonix Valley is fully illustrated with colour and Black & White action shots & every crag & cliff has a detailed easy to follow topo.

Greece Sport Climbing Guidebook http://

The revised & expanded 2nd edition of the Greece Rock Climbing Guidebook is here. Covering 31 of the best sport climbing venues in Greece with nearly 2600 single pitch routes, plus dozens of multi pitch routes.

Northumberland Bouldering http://

The definitive guide to the best bouldering in Northumberland, from the Northumbria Mountaineering Club. It features many colour photos; diagrams; maps and topos.

Lake Tahoe Bouldering Guidebook http:// No Description Available
Avon Gorge Rock Climbing Guidebook http://

A lavishly updated Climbers Club guide to the Avon Gorge now including the west side of the gorge for the first time (in a very long time!).

Rockfax Dorset Bouldering Guidebook http://

Excellent Rockfax guidebook to the fantastic bouldering on offer in the Dorset area including Lulworth, Portland and Swanage. Get out on that southern sunkssed rock....

Lofoten Climbs - Rockfax http://

Lofoten Rock - Rockfax's guide to climbing in these enigmatic Norwegian Islands. This edition has been updated and expanded with a completely new set of crag photographs and maps

Walks and Climbs in the Picos de Europa http://

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Cote dAzur - Rockfax http://

This Rockfax guide cover the popular Cote d'Azur region in France, which includes the iconic Verdon Gorge. Author: Chris Craggs

Mountaineering in High Atlas http://

This handy pocket-sized guidebook contains detailed route descriptions of 50 walks, climbs and scrambles in the Moroccan High Atlas.

Spain: Mallorca - Sport Climbing and Deep Water Soloing - Rockfax http://

Mallorca has long been a honeypot destination for Sports climbers and Deep water soloists. This latest edition of the Mallorca Rockfax brings together all the sport and DWS into one comprehensive guide. 

Winter Skills - Essential Walking and Climbing Techniques http://

This is essential reading for any outdoor instructor aspiring towards the Winter ML or MIC awards.  It covers all the skills required for safe winter mountaineering in the UK.

SMC Highland Outcrops - South http://

The SMC guide to the Southern Highland Outcrops covers crags south of Inverness and the Great Glen, including outcrops in Arrochar, Mid Argyll, Mull of Kintyre, Ardgour and Ardnamurchan. 

Chasing the Ephemeral - 50 Routes for a Successful Scottish Winter http://

Chasing the Ephemeral, by Simon Richardson, is a guide for the dedicated Scottish Winter Warrior, offering 50 of the best routes, mainly in the Grade III to VI range. 

Via Ferratas of French Alps http:// No Description Available
Peak Bouldering - Rockfax http://

This is the second edition of this classic Rockfax guide to Bouldering in the Peak. It features all the popular areas such as Stanage, the Roaches, Dovedale and around Matlock.

Chamonix - Rockfax http://

This superb guide takes the well loved and easy to read Rockfax formula and transfers to the alpine playground of Chamonix. It features rock, ice and mixed routes, as well as valley sports crags.

South Wales Sports Climbs http://

Rockfax's guide to Sports Climbing in South Wales covers the crags and sea cliffs south of the Brecon Beacons, including iconic areas such as the Gower Peninsula and Wye Valley.

Winter Climbing+ Rockfax http://

Winter Climbing+ is the third in the critically acclaimed series of instructional books from Rockfax. Written by two of the UK’s most respected winter climbers, Neil Gresham & Ian Parnell

Extreme Alpinism - Mark Twight http://

Mark Twight presents his alpine climbing masterclass, delivering an expert dose of reality and practical techniques for today's alpinists. 

Yorkshire Gritstone Bouldering - Volume Two http://

The second volume of Total Climbing's definitive guide to Yorkshire Gritstone Bouldering covering the area north of Harrogate and Skipton.

Pembroke Range East - Volume 3 - Climbers Club http://

This is the full guide to the eastern range of Pembrokeshire Sea Cliffs, stretching from Stack Rocks to Hollow Caves Bay. Fully revised by Gary Gibson for the Climbers Club

Costa Blanca - Rockfax http:// No Description Available
Fairhead Bouldering Guide http://

This bouldering guide covers the stunning Fairhead area on the North Coast of  Northern Ireland. Widely regarded as Ireland best climbing crag, it's relatively remote location means it never gets too busy.

Walks and Climbs Pyrenees by Kev Reynolds http://

Describing 170 routes for walks, climbs and multi-day treks on both sides of the Pyrenees, including a circuit of Andorra's Frontier Peaks, Walks and Climbs in the Pyrenees from Cicerone is a comprehensive and useful guide

5 and 6 Fontainebleau - Central and South http://

Describing a selection of choice routes in the central and southern areas of Fontainebleau. Part of a two book series, this book lists 3975 problems from 5 to 6c+.

Scrambles in Lake District - North http://

With 110 selected mountain scrambles, this definitive guide by Brian Evans cover the Northern half of the Lake Dsitrict National Park. Highlights include Striding Edge and Pillar Rock.

Canyoning in the Alps http://

This Cicerone Guide takes you to Canyoning Mecca of the Alps, featuring Northern Italy and Ticino in Switzerland, as well as forays into Austria and Slovenia. 

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