W. A. Poucher's guides, first published in the 1960s, are some of the most popular books for fellwalkers, climbers and scramblers ever published. They are packed with guidance on clothing, equipment, accommodation, route finding, distances and times, all in an attractive pocket-sized format to slip into your rucksack. Aspiring landscape photographers will find a chapter of essential tips in each book to help them too. Since the author's death in 1988, the guides have been updated in consultation with John Poucher, the author's son.
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... clear, sensible route plans that are as up-to-date as it is possible to be in a compact book ... no doubt this new edition will prove invaluable to a new generation of walkers ( Glasgow Herald )
This guide is indispensable for any walker or climber contemplating the Scottish mountains ... compact enough to fit into your rucksack or back pocket ... don't think about trying a challenging walk without it ( Sunday Telegraph )
Walter Poucher, the renowned mountain photographer, walked and climbed in Britain's hills for more than half a century. He was the author of 41 photographic books, many of which were bestsellers for decades. Before he retired he had been Chief Perfumer with Yardley for 30 years. He died in 1988. His walking guides have been updated where necessary in consultation with John Poucher, the author's son.
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Book Description Constable, 1982. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0094646805