Books – The Last Hillwalker

A sideways look at over forty years in Britain’s Mountains

Kindle Price: £3.11  Paperback £9.99
Edition: First edition
Published: 31.05. 2017
Language: English
Pages: 314

Paperback ISB 978-0995595804

 

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About The Last Hillwalker

This book takes you on a journey of discovery from early beginnings, as a school boy in the Lake District, John travelled on to walk the Pennine Way only a handful of years after this long-distance path was opened. From there he began exploring the hills in winter and journeyed north to the Scottish Highlands where he discovered a new world to explore.

There are encounters with ferocious ice climbs on the north face of Ben Nevis. There is an ascent of the highest mountain in Europe and accounts of his time in the Cairngorm Mountain Rescue team. There are also hilarious accounts of New Year’s Eve riotous celebrations in Highland villages where time ceased to have any meaning.

Now John travels the remotest parts of the Highlands where he enjoys the tranquillity of bothies in the wildest areas of Britain. This book will appeal to anyone with an interest in the outdoors. It is the history of a whole generation’s exploration of the hills.