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Bookshelf
Here's whats on our bookshelf here at Alpkit. Books we love; books that caught our eye; books that inspired us or just a good read. Save 10% of RRP on all books with free UK delivery on every order. Plus enter #BOOKWORM code in the checkout and get an extra 15% off when you spend £30 or more. We are constantly re-ordering and mixing up the selection so keep checking back!
Canyoning in the Alps
Simon Fowler provides detailed information to the best canyoning adventures in Northern Italy and Ticino
Sale: £22.50
Was: £25.00
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1001 Climbing Tips
An irregular instruction manual for anyone who hangs off stuff or just hangs around in the mountains
Sale: £22.50
Was: £25.00
Days to Remember - Rob Collister Days to Remember
Short tales and reflections from renowned mountain guide Rob Collister.
Sale: £11.70
Was: £13.00
Alone on the wall book Alex Honnold Alone on the Wall
Exciting, uplifting and truly awe-inspiring; Alex Honnold shares first-hand insights into the essential truths of risk and reward in the face of extreme danger.
Sale: £8.10
Was: £9.00
Distant Snow: John Harding Distant Snows
John Harding's recollections of 60 years of worldwide mountaineering, travel, and adventure.
Sale: £18.00
Was: £20.00
Eruption
The Untold Story of Mt St Helens
Sale: £18.00
Was: £20.00
Rocky Rambler’s Wild Walks
The first Lake District walking guide to put the children in charge
Sale: £7.20
Was: £8.00
Trailhead
The dirt on all things trail running
Sale: £12.60
Was: £14.00
Sidetracked Magazine - Vol 9
Unique journal presenting a series of breathtaking adventures, expeditions and discoveries
£10.00
Sidetracked Magazine - Vol 8
Unique journal presenting a series of breathtaking adventures, expeditions and discoveries
£10.00
Sidetracked Magazine - Vol 7
Unique journal presenting a series of breathtaking adventures, expeditions and discoveries
£10.00
Sidetracked Magazine - Vol 6
Unique journal presenting a series of breathtaking adventures, expeditions and discoveries
£10.00
Wilderness Magazine Volume 4
Issue 4 of Wilderness a new high quality US publication dedicated to exploration, character and grit
£18.00
Like the wind magazine Like the Wind Magazine Vol 11
Exquisitely produced and beautifully illustrated quarterly running magazine. It's not how to run, it's why we run
£9.00
Like the Wind Magazine Vol 10
Exquisitely produced and beautifully illustrated quarterly running magazine. It's not how to run, it's why we run
£9.00
Like the Wind Magazine Vol 9
Exquisitely produced and beautifully illustrated quarterly running magazine. It's not how to run, it's why we run
£9.00
Like the Wind running Volume 8 Like the Wind Magazine Vol 8
Exquisitely produced and beautifully illustrated quarterly running magazine. It's not how to run, it's why we run
£9.00
Like the Wind running Volume 7 Like the Wind Magazine Vol 7
Exquisitely produced and beautifully illustrated quarterly running magazine. It's not how to run, it's why we run
£9.00
Like the Wind running Volume 5 Like the Wind Magazine Vol 5
Exquisitely produced and beautifully illustrated quarterly running magazine. It's not how to run, it's why we run
£9.00
Like the Wind running Volume 4 Like the Wind Magazine Vol 4
Exquisitely produced and beautifully illustrated quarterly running magazine. It's not how to run, it's why we run
£9.00
Grand Adventures
Adventure Guru, Alastair Humphreys, shares tips and tales of Grand Adventures
Sale: £15.30
Was: £17.00
Micro Adventures by Al Humphries Microadventures
This beautifully illustrated guide to uprooting the mundane in your life, written by Mr Microadventure himself
Sale: £15.30
Was: £17.00
Hell and High Water
One man's attempt to swim the length of Britain
Sale: £9.90
Was: £11.00
Book of the Bothy
Celebrating bothies nationwide
Sale: £11.70
Was: £13.00
The Year
Reawakening the Legend of Cycling's Hardest Endurance Record: Dave Barter tells the stories of the cyclists who fought to establish and break it.
Sale: £14.40
Was: £16.00
Lost Lanes
Jack takes us on a journey of 36 Glorious bike rides in Southern England
Sale: £13.50
Was: £15.00
Lost Lanes Wales
Jack Thurston takes to his bike and explores Wales and the border counties
Sale: £13.50
Was: £15.00
Mud Sweat & Gears
A realistic and endearing approach to the classic but gruelling ride from Land’s End to John o’Groats
Sale: £9.00
Was: £10.00
Eat Sleep Cycle
Eat, Sleep, Cycle follows Anna's 4000-mile solo ride around the coast of the UK.
Sale: £8.10
Was: £9.00
Cycling the Great Divide
From Canada to Mexico on North America’s Premier Long-Distance Mountain Bike route
Sale: £15.30
Was: £17.00
Canoeing
A modern book on the traditional open canoe and its paddling techniques from the open canoe master Ray Goodwin
Sale: £16.20
Was: £18.00
Canoe Camping
Thorough and inspiring guide to canoe camping
Sale: £15.30
Was: £17.00
there is no map in hell There is No Map in Hell
The epic story of Steve Birkinshaw's record-breaking run across the lake district fells
Sale: £11.70
Was: £13.00
Adventures in Mind
The challenge and anticipation. The obsessive urge to achieve. It's not all about winning.
Sale: £11.70
Was: £13.00
The Tower
A Chronicle of Climbing and Controversy on Cerro Torre by Kelly Cordes
Sale: £17.10
Was: £19.00
One Man’s Everest
Gripping and enthusiastic autobiography by Kenton Cool - one of the greatest mountaineers of our time
Sale: £8.10
Was: £9.00
The Storms
A candid account of Mike Trueman, a British Army Gurkha officer who survived the Fastnet disaster and the 1996 Everest storm
Sale: £11.70
Was: £13.00
The Calling
Barry Blanchard charts his progress from a kid on the wrong side of the tracks to one of the most respected alpinists in the world.
Sale: £17.10
Was: £19.00
Chasing the Cold
Frederik Paulsen's Quest for all Eight Poles
Sale: £22.50
Was: £25.00
Snowblind
Daniel Arnold's collection of thrilling mountaineering stories
Sale: £9.90
Was: £11.00
The Fight for Everest 1924
E.F. Norton and other members of the expedition
Sale: £21.60
Was: £24.00
Front cover of Echoes by Nick Bullock Echoes: Nick Bullock
A compelling exploration of freedom from one of Britain's most outstanding adventure mountaineers
Sale: £18.00
Was: £20.00
Doug Scott: Up and About
The first volume of legendary climber and mountaineer Doug Scott’s autobiography
Sale: £21.60
Was: £24.00
Fallen Pieces of the Moon
Account of a sea-kayak trip along the west coast of Greenland
Sale: £15.30
Was: £17.00
Wild Nights
Award-winning travel editor is in search of a truly 'extreme' night out
Sale: £9.00
Was: £10.00
Straight Up
Forthright collection of stories from Steve Berry's early expeditions to the Himalaya
Sale: £11.70
Was: £13.00
Exploring Greenland
Twenty years of adventure mountaineering in the great Arctic wilderness
Sale: £18.00
Was: £20.00
Anderl Heckmair, My Life
Memoirs of an Eiger North Face Pioneer
Sale: £16.20
Was: £18.00
Ridiculous Mountains
The hilarious adventures of the doctor and his hapless companions climbing and walking in the Scottish Highlands
Sale: £9.00
Was: £10.00
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The Full English
Pedalling through England, mid-life crisis and truly rampant man-flu
Sale: £8.10
Was: £9.00
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WIlderness Weekends
Phoebe Smith reveals 26 of the best places in the UK where you can go wild camping
Sale: £13.50
Was: £15.00
Higher Than the Eagle Soars
Autobiography of Stephen Venables including a revelatory series of never-recorded adventures on four continents
Sale: £8.10
Was: £9.00
Navigation in the Mountains
This definitive navigation guide is ideal for hill walkers, mountaineers and leaders.
Sale: £14.40
Was: £16.00
150 wild runs Wild Running
150 great adventures on the trail and fells of Britain
Sale: £15.30
Was: £17.00
Peak District Trail Running
22 off-road routes for trail and fell runners from 5 km to 28 km
Sale: £11.70
Was: £13.00
Pocket First Aid Book Pocket First Aid
Book of essential guidance on multitude of medical problems, small enough to throw in your bag and take on adventures.
Sale: £10.80
Was: £12.00
Tall Stories
A biography of the Scottish kayaking legend, Andy Jackson
Sale: £13.50
Was: £15.00
Free Skiing
Written by Jimmy Oden to help free skiers reach as much good skiing as possible, as safely as they can
Sale: £25.20
Was: £28.00
Preposterous Tales
Exhilarating tales of insane adventures from Gresham and Emmett with stunning photography to wow and inspire
Sale: £18.00
Was: £20.00
The White Spider
Heinrich Harrer's account of the ascent of the infamous North Face of the Eigerwand
Sale: £9.00
Was: £10.00
Troll Wall
The untold story of the British first ascent of Europe's tallest rock face
Sale: £16.20
Was: £18.00
The Longest Climb
Following the gruelling 5000 mile journey from the lowest point on earth to the peak of everest
Sale: £11.70
Was: £13.00
Survival guide book The Wilderness Survival Guide
You're hiking in the wilderness with a backpack full of gear and a phone for emergencies. But if you can't get a signal and you lose your pack... what then?
Sale: £9.90
Was: £11.00
Winter Skills
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Winter Skills
Planning on going out in the hills this winter? - This is the book for you, ranging from tips and tricks for navigation to advanced climbing techniques
Sale: £18.00
Was: £20.00
Rockfax Pokketz Climbing Guide
Compact climbing guidebooks for the North East and South East Peak District
Sale: £8.95
Was: £9.95
Duct Tape tips and tricks by Kristin Hostetter Don’t Forget The Duct Tape
Tips and tricks for repairing and maintaining outdoor and travel gear. Give your gear a chance of new life or simply hack it into the gear of your dreams
Sale: £7.65
Was: £8.50
Last Days of the Arctic
Icelandic photojournalist, Axelsson, uses his striking photography to depict the fragile lifestyle of the Inuit way of life
Sale: £40.50
Was: £45.00
Remote Exposure Book Remote Exposure
Buisse goes beyond the basics to equip you with the tools you need to create captivating, strong, and compelling images that do justice to your adventures.
Sale: £20.70
Was: £23.00
Outdoor First Aid
Comprehensive guide to first aid in the outdoors
Sale: £14.40
Was: £16.00
Mountaincraft and Leadership Mountaincraft and Leadership
A book for beginners and pros alike, dip in and out of this book for nuggets of knowledge for your hill days
Sale: £17.10
Was: £19.00
Training for New Alpinism Training for the New Alpinism
Detailed instructions on how to plan and execute training that is tailored to your individual circumstances
Sale: £22.50
Was: £25.00
Staying Alive in Avalanche Terrain. Staying Alive in Avalanche Terrain
This 300 page book defines everything you will need to know about staying alive in avalanche terrain
Sale: £16.50
Was: £18.00
Ben Nevis Winter Climbs Winter Climbs Ben Nevis and Glen Coe
Ben Nevis; the centre of Scottish winter climbing
Sale: £15.30
Was: £17.00
Wild Guide: Lake District and Yorkshire Dales
Hidden places, great adventures and the good life in the Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales
Sale: £14.40
Was: £16.00
Wild Swim
River, lake, lido and sea: the best places to swim outdoors in Britain
Sale: £15.30
Was: £17.00
Wild Swimming France Wild Swimming - France
Discover and swim in the most beautiful rivers, lakes and waterfalls in France
Sale: £13.50
Was: £15.00
Wild Swimming book Wild Swimming
River, lake, lido and sea: the best places to swim outdoors in Britain
Sale: £15.30
Was: £17.00
Go Wild! book
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Go Wild!
101 things to do before you grow up
Sale: £15.30
Was: £17.00
Font 5 + 6 guidebook 5+6 Fontainebleau
5+6 Fontainebleau bouldering guidebook with 3975 Straight ups in Central and Southern Fontainebleau
Sale: £27.00
Was: £30.00
Guyrope Gourmet cookery book GuyRope Gourmet - A Camping Cookbook
Josh Suttons - Campsite cookery guide
Sale: £11.70
Was: £13.00
Feed Zone Cook Book Feed Zone Cookbook
Dr. Allen Lim and Chef Biju Thomas' quick, tasty, and healthy recipes to meet all of your nutritional needs
Sale: £18.90
Was: £21.00
Great British Bike Rides
40 of the best road rides in England, Scotland and Wales
Sale: £22.50
Was: £25.00
Ascent of Rum Doodle
Comical cult classic detailing the spoof ascent of 40,000 foot peak, Rum Doodle
Sale: £9.00
Was: £10.00
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Chamonix Mountain Adventures
This handy multi-sport guide by Hilary Sharp explores a selection graded routes in and around Chamonix in the French Alps
Sale: £13.50
Was: £15.00
Chris Bonnington Chris Bonington Mountaineer
This books breaks down 30 years of Chris Bonnington's climbing with pages of wonderful photographs - an inspiration to any mountaineer
Sale: £18.00
Was: £20.00
Avalanche Essentials Avalanche Essentials
Avalanche Essentials - A step-by-step system for safety and survival
Sale: £10.00
Was: £11.00

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