The first of a new, revised and updated edition of this two-volume set of guides to scrambles in the Lake District, by one of Britain's best-known climbers, Brian Evans. The Lake District's rich mix of rocks, gills and crags offers the scrambler a complex variety of routes, often well removed from the beaten track. Each section includes a map showing the location of the scrambles, and routes are accompanied by information on the best approach, along with a sketch diagram of the crag and the route line. The book includes invaluable of advice on equipment, safety, rope techniques, and scrambling techniques, as well as notes on access and conservation Scrambling is a way of enjoying the wilder Lakeland and can take you away from the crowds even in the most popular parts of the Lake District. In addition, a star system highlights the best routes. This guide covers Langdale, Coniston, Duddon, Eskdale, Longsleddale and Kentmere in 126 scramble routes graded 1 to 4. It also contains: advice on how to approach scrambling safely and with confidence; overview maps as well as sketch diagrams of the crags and routes; introductions to each area mentioned, indicating the type of rock and any recommendations; and information on the approach, character, grade and route of each scramble.
Product code: ARIEO
Publisher: Cicerone Press
Dimensions: 12.5cm x 17.7cm
Publish date: 15/03/2016
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