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Cicerone Guides: Backpacker's Britain - Northern England

Walking / Outdoor Guide

Series: Cicerone Guides

By: Graham Uney

213 pages, Col photos, illus, maps

Cicerone Press

Paperback | Dec 2002 | #135248 | ISBN: 1852843209
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NHBS Price: £9.99 $12/€11 approx

About this book

A full colour guide to 25 great backpacking trips throughout northern Britain, exploring some of the best remote hill and mountain landscapes. Each route is ideally suited to a weekend away from the crowds. The collection of routes can also be vieved as an introduction to the delights of backpacking, and inspire further exploration. This guide is the first of a series covering the British Isles. Good colour maps, route profiles and photographs help to illustrate the routes. With a thorough introduction to backpacking and the areas covered.


Introduction Background Safety in the hills Navigation Equipment Food Access and the backpacker A note on measurement Walks 1 - Around the Harthope Burn from Wooler 2 - Emblehope Moor and the Redesdale Forest 3 - Wainhope and the Kielder Forest 4 - Hadrian's Wall and the Wark Forest 5 - Geltsdale and the Croglin Fells 6 - Exploring Upper Weardale 7 - Cross Fell and the Source of the River Tees 8 - Back o' Skiddaw from Threlkeld 9 - Great Langdale Horseshoe 10 - Ennerdale Horseshoe 11 - Exploring Mardale 12 - Martindale Deer Forest 13 - Forest of Bowland 14 - Bronte Moors 15 - Rombalds Moor from Ilkley 16 - Around Upper Wharfedale 17 - Ridges of Dentdale 18 - Mallerstang and Wild boar Fell 19 - Howgill Fells 20 - Nine Standards Rigg and Stonedale 21 - Exploring Arkengarthdale 22 - Gritstone Edges of Colsterdale 23 - Bilsdale Circuit 24 - Scarborough to Whitby Coastal Path 25 - Yorkshire Wolds from Pocklington Bibliography Appendices Appendix A: Useful addresses Appendix B: Walk distances and height gains

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Graham Uney runs Wild Ridge Adventure, a company specialising in walking and scrambling holidays, as well as rock climbing and navigation courses. He also writes for a large number of outdoor and wildlife magazines, as well as working as a professional wildlife and landscape photographer. Apart from indulging in backpacking, hillwalking, rock climbing, winter mountaineering and wildlife watching, he also enjoys sampling real ale (particularly from the Hesket Newmarket Brewery), and single malt whisky (especially that from Islay, and the Welsh Penderyn). He lives in the Northern Fells of the Lake District National Park with his partner Olivia.

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