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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
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
Wild Country: The Man Who Made Friends Wild Country

A remarkable personal story, offering fresh perspectives on the role of the outdoors in British life and the development of climbing at its most revolutionary.

Sale: £13.45
Was: £14.95
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
The Bond

Two epic climbs in Alaska and a lifetime's connection...

Sale: £21.60
Was: £24.00
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
Cycling the Earth

A life changing race around the world

Sale: £11.70
Was: £13.00
Trailhead

The dirt on all things trail running

Sale: £12.60
Was: £14.00
Alpinist 56

The winter 2016 edition

£12.50
Alpinist 55

The autumn 2016 edition

£12.50
Alpinist 54

The summer 2016 edition

£12.50
Alpinist 53

The spring 2016 edition

£12.50
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
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 running magazine Like the Wind Magazine Vol 12

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 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 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
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
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
Cycling home from Siberia Cycling Home from Siberia

A rite-of-passage adventure full of thrills, excitement and endurance tests

Sale: £9.00
Was: £10.00
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
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
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
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
The Beckoning Silence

Exploratory account of Joe Simpson's final confrontation with the Eiger

Sale: £9.00
Was: £10.00
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
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
Essential guide to British bouldering Boulder Britain

180 venues, 3,200 problems. A comprehensive guide to all the brilliant bouldering in Britain. Broad scope with stunning photography

Sale: £22.50
Was: £25.00
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
One Day as a Tiger One Day As A Tiger

Alex MacIntyre and the birth of light and fast Alpinism

Sale: £18.00
Was: £20.00
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
Into Thin Air by Jon Krakaur Into Thin Air

A brilliantly evocative tale of human tragedy and endurance by Jon Krakauer

Sale: £8.10
Was: £9.00
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
Feed Zone Portables Feed Zone Portables

A modern way of thinking to design and produce food that you want to eat whilst out on an extended adventure

Sale: £19.80
Was: £22.00
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
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
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
Waterlog Roger Deakin Waterlog

Roger Deakin's tale of his liquid journey around the British Isles and the people he meets along the way.

Sale: £9.00
Was: £10.00
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
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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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