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The Call of the Mountains - by Max Landsberg (Hardcover)

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Number of Pages: 370

Genre: Travel

Format: Hardcover

Publisher: Luath Press Limited

Book theme: Hikes & Walks

Author: Max Landsberg

Language: English

Street Date: November 25, 2014
TCIN: 79624735
UPC: 9781908373700
Item Number (DPCI): 247-39-6570

Description

An adventure across a thousand miles of Scotland's mountains. In this personal guide to the triumphs, hardships and perils of scaling the Munros, Landsberg brings the joys and pitfalls of hill-climbing to life. Landsberg's adventures are presented in vivid detail, with insights ranging from encompassing the wonder of unique experiences like seeing the birth of a deer to the mundane delight of the flavour of sandwich he had on a given day. Throughout his account, Landsberg provides an in-depth insight into his growing obsession with climbing the Munroes and its effect on his physical, emotional and spiritual development. With insights on the history, culture, ecology and geology of Scotland's mountains and guides to Gaelic place names, mountain safety and an analysis the science of walking, this book provides a complete guide for anyone looking for adventure in the Highlands, and is sure to inspire anyone who reads it to go climb a rock!
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