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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.

North Wales Winter Climbing http://

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Lancashire Bouldering http://

The first bouldering guidebook to the Lancashire and Greater Manchester area, Lancashire Bouldering covers 47 venues with something for all levels, from novice to seasoned boulder athlete.

Borrowdale - FRCC Guide http://

This 2016 Borrowdale guide from the FRCC is fully revised and a new larger size. The valley is divided into six logical areas presented with specially commissioned showcase action images and clear OS based mapping.

Lliwedd - Climbers Club http://

This iconic mountain crag is steeped in mountaineering history.  Flanking Snowdon, Y Lliwedd boasts some of the longest routes in Wales and offers some real mountaineering challenges

Skye Scrambles - SMC http://

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Gogarth - North http://

From the team that published the hugely popular North Wales Rock comes this new guide, Gogarth North. This guide describes 600 routes complimented by full colour photo-diagrams

Scrambles in the Lake District - Vol 2: Northern Lakes http://

Get off the beaten track and experience the thrill of Scrambling - climbing rock that is nto steep or difficult enough to be classed as 'rock climbing' - and get to some of the most beautiful areas of the Lake District.

Cornwall: Bosigran and the North Coast http://

This extensive and revised Climbers Club guide to the North coast of West Cornwall features over 1,200 routes at all grades.  It covers the coast from Wicca Pillar to Land's End and includes Bosigran, Kenidjack and Sennen.

Pembroke Rock - Wired Guides http://

Well over 1000 climbs are included in this superb guidebook to North and South Pembrokes stunning sea cliffs. Second in the Wired series and published by The Climbers' Club. 

True Grit - Selected Rock Climbs on Peak Gritstone http://

Featuring some of the very best Gritstone climbing in the country, this selective guide covers over 4000 routes on the major Peak Gritstone crags, all in one single volume.

Western Grit - Rockfax Climbing Guidebook http://

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Portland: The definitive Guidebook - Climbers Club http://

THE guidebook for this iconic climbing area. The Climbers Club Portland Guide includes a mixture of pure sport routes, some great trad climbing and loads of bouldering

South West Climbs - Vol 2 - Pat Littlejohn http://

Originally a single volume guide from Pat Littlejohn, with time it has expanded into two comprehensive Volumes. Volume 2 describes some of the most adventurous climbing to be found in the British Isles

Yorkshire Gritstone Vol 2 - Ilkley to Widdup http://

A definitive guide to climbs in the SW Yorkshire Grit area.   It features: over 75 Yorkshire Gritstone crags, over 2100 routes from Moderate to E9, 2900 boulder problems and over 180 full-colour action photographs; 

Peak Limestone - North http://

The definitive guide to this iconic climbing area, covering Stoney, Chee Dale, Water-cum-Jolly, Raven Tor and Harpur Hill.

Gogarth South - Ground Up Guide http://

This detailed guide cover some 630 routes on Anglesey's iconic Gogarth Sea cliffs. It includes famous cliffs such as Mousetrap Zawn, Red Wall, Castell Helen and Yellow Wall.

Deep Water - Rockfax http://

A beautifully illustrated guidebook covering all the major locations from around the World which have been developed for Deep Water Soloing.

Clwyd Limestone - Rockfax http://

Following the familiar Rockfax format, this 2015 edition of Clwyd Limestone covers a wealth of traditional and sport climbing in this inspiring part of Wales. With around 250 new routes

SMC Lowland Outcrops http://

Covers the rock & ice climbs of the ever popular Lowland's of Scotland from Ben A'an in the Trossachs to the granite mountains and sea cliffs of Galloway.

Gower Rock - Selected Rock Climbs http://

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Glen Coe Rock and Ice - SMC http://

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Scotlands Mountain Ridges - Scrambling Mountaineering and Climbing http://

A rich mix of summer scrambles, technical rock and challenging winter climbs on Scotland’s ridges. This book covers the popular classics and obscure gems, from the remote Cairngorms to the splendour of the Cuillin.

Winter Climbs - Ben Nevis and Glen Coe http://

This new and revised edition of Cicerones classic Winter Climbs: Ben Nevis & Glen Coe contains over 900 winter climbing routes, including some of the worlds hardest trad winter climbs.

Northern England - Rockfax http://

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Northumberland Climbing Guide http://

After being out of print for several years the Northumberland Climbing Guide is now back, in a new A5 Format and full colour throughout 

West Country Climbs - Rockfax Climbing Guide http://

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Pembroke - Rock Climbing Guide Rockfax http://

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Classic Rock - Great British Rock Climbs http://

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Pembroke Volume 1 - North http://

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North Wales Scrambles http://

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Swanage - Climbers Club Guide http://

This fully updatedguidebook covers the wealth of climbing around Swanage (Isle of Purbeck) and on the Isle of Wight. illustrated in full colour throughout with modern photo-topos,

Troll Guide Book Cover http://

Tough, canvas zipped pouch to protect your rock climbing guide book while out on the crag or for checking descriptions on a multi pitch route.

North East Outcrops - SMC http://

The SMC guide to Scotland's North Eastern Outcrops features rock climbing, and some ice climbing, on the wild coastline and inland outcrops from Dundee to Aberdeen, and the Moray Firth

Lundy Climbers Club Guidebook http://

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Llanberis Climbing Guide - CC http://

The 6th edition of the Llanberis guide has been comprehensively updated. Featuring over 50 new routes climbed since the last guide and revised assessments of the popular classics where necessary

Rockfax North Wales Climbs http://

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Froggatt to Black Rocks - Eastern Gritstone BMC http://

This BMC published book is the definitive guide this iconic climbing area in the Peak District. Froggatt to Black Rocks features an impressive 2,200 routes, and includes Curbar, Yarncliffe and many other classic locations.

Yorkshire Limestone Climbing Guide - YMC http://

An in depth look at the best areas for climbing limestone in Yorkshire. With 20 areas detailed from Skipton to Ingleton, the descriptions and clear images allow swift identification (of not swift ascent) of hundreds of peachy routes.

Peak District Bouldering http://

This comprehensive guide to Bouldering in the Peak District features over 3,300 boulder problems on over 70 crags, both major and minor.

North Wales Limestone - The Definitive Guide http://

Authors Pete Harrison and Andy Boorman, with publishers, OnSight, have produced this definitive Guide to North Wales Limestone, with with all profits going to the bolt fund to support ongoing route maintenance.

SMC Scottish Rock Climbs http://

This popular selected guidebook details over 1200 of the finest Scottish rock climbs. Neatly packed into one user friendly volume, this is an invaluable guide, detailing the best climbs in an area currently covered by 11 comprehensive guides.

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