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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!
NEW  Adventureman
Jamie McDonald embarks on his biggest challenge ever - running 200 back-to-back marathons
£10.00
Between the Sunset and the Sea
A view of 16 British Mountains from the adventurous pen of Trail editor Simon Ingram
Sale: £9.00
Was: £10.00
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
Wild Country
Vallance traces his story from commander of a scientific station at Halley Bay, to manufacturing Friends, opening a climbing wall, running an outdoor store and presiding over the BMC
Sale: £13.45
Was: £14.95
The Maverick Mountaineer
The Remarkable Life of George Ingle Finch; climber, scientist and inventor
Sale: £9.00
Was: £10.00
The Bond
Two epic climbs in Alaska and a lifetime's connection...
Sale: £21.60
Was: £24.00
Eruption
The Untold Story of Mt St Helens
Sale: £16.20
Was: £18.00
The Old Ways
Walking a 1000 miles or more in search of a route to the past, only to be delivered to the contemporary
Sale: £9.00
Was: £10.00
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
Alpinist 56
The winter 2016 edition
£12.50
NEW  How to Slackline!
Comprehensive guide to rigging and mastering the techniques of walking tricklines, highlines and longlines
Sale: £12.72
Was: £14.00
Alpinist 54
The summer 2016 edition
£12.50
Alpinist 53
The spring 2016 edition
£12.50
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
Sidetracked Magazine - Vol 5
Unique journal presenting a series of breathtaking adventures, expeditions and discoveries
£10.00
NEW  Wilderness Magazine Volume 4
Issue 4 of Wilderness a new high quality US publication dedicated to exploration, character and grit
£18.00
Wilderness Magazine Volume 3
Issue 3 of Wilderness a new high quality US publication dedicated to exploration, character and grit
£18.00
Wilderness Magazine Volume 2
Volume 2 of Wilderness, a new US high quality publication we've specially imported dedicated to exploration, character and grit
£18.00
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 6 Like the Wind Magazine Vol 6
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: £15.45
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: £14.04
Was: £15.60
Bikepacking
Laurence McJannet details all the basics required to get started with bikepacking or to make the leap to longer journeys
Sale: £15.45
Was: £17.00
The Year
In The Year, Dave Barter resurrects the legend of the year record – a challenge nearly as old as bicycles themselves – and the cyclists who pushed themselves to establish and break it
£20.00
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: £11.70
Was: £13.00
Bivvy advice from Ronald Turnbull The Book of Bivvy
Learn about the history of bivvying and whether you're new to using a bivvy or have been using them for years', this book will leave you inspired for your next adventure
Sale: £9.00
Was: £10.00
Ray Way Tarp Book The Ray-Way Essential Tarp Book
Everything you need to know when looking into a tarp and how to use one
Sale: £17.10
Was: £19.00
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
Navigate...naturally The Natural Navigator
An introduction into navigation by nature; combining natural science, folklore and the history of travel
Sale: £11.82
Was: £13.00
Adventures in Mind
The challenge and anticipation. The obsessive urge to achieve. It's not all about winning.
Sale: £11.81
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: £11.82
Was: £12.99
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: £22.73
Was: £25.00
Abode of the Gods: Trekking in Nepal
Kev Reynold's inspirational book capturing the wonders of trekking in Nepal
Sale: £18.00
Was: £20.00
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
The Blind Man of Hoy
Red Szell follows his dreams and attempts to climb the iconic Old Man of Hoy
Sale: £8.10
Was: £9.00
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: £16.20
Was: £18.00
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
Climbing Down
Full of 'little big walks', rambling digressions and wise asides
Sale: £13.50
Was: £15.00
How Not to Travel the World - Lauren Juliff How Not to Travel the World
Julio's account of her life changing decision to put her life on hold and travel the world
Sale: £9.00
Was: £10.00
Wild Nights
Award-winning travel editor is in search of a truly 'extreme' night out
Sale: £9.00
Was: £10.00
Jungle
A harrowing true story of adventure and survival in the Amazon rainforest
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
In Some Lost Place
The first ascent of Nanga Parbat's Mazeno Ridge
Sale: £21.60
Was: £24.00
The Full English
Pedalling through England, mid-life crisis and truly rampant man-flu
Sale: £8.10
Was: £9.00
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
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
Pocket First Aid and Wilderness Medicine provides the basic information on a multitude of medical problems but is still small enough to take with you whenever you need it.
Sale: £10.80
Was: £12.00
Peak Rock
The most comprehensive history of climbing in the Peak District published since 1966
Sale: £34.20
Was: £38.00
Tall Stories
A biography of the Scottish kayaking legend, Andy Jackson
Sale: £13.50
Was: £15.00
Fontainebleau Fun Bloc Bouldering
Versatile guide for every climber with 7000+ problems between 1a - 8c
Sale: £27.00
Was: £30.00
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
Font Climbs Fontainebleau Climbs
This is the English language edition of the most popular French guidebook to the best boulder groups in the celebrated Fontainebleau climbing area
Sale: £18.00
Was: £20.00
7+8 Fontainebleau
7+8 Fontainebleau bouldering guidebook with 3748 Straight ups in Central and Southern Fontainebleau
Sale: £31.00
Was: £35.00
Peak Bouldering Rockfax Peak Bouldering
In this comprehensive guide Adrian Berry and Alan James compile a list of all the bouldering problems within the Peak District
Sale: £27.00
Was: £30.00
Preposterous Tales
Exhilarating tales of insane adventures from Gresham and Emmett with stunning photography to wow and inspire
Sale: £18.00
Was: £20.00
Bouldering Essentials Bouldering Essentials
The complete guide to bouldering, from beginner to expert there is something for everyone
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
NEW  Kapp to Cape
Reza Pakravan attempts to race to the end of the Earth cycling 11,000 miles from Nordkapp to CapeTown
£12.50
Climbing Games book Climbing Games
A book for every climber heading to the gym whether instructing or with a group of friends
Sale: £10.80
Was: £12.00
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: £8.10
Was: £9.00
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
Vertical Mind Vertical Mind
Simple neurobiology for getting the most out of your climbing
Sale: £22.23
Was: £25.00
The Wilderness Survival Guide
You're hiking in the wilderness with a backpack full of gear and a phone to summon help, should you need it. But if you can't get a signal and you lose your pack... what then?
Sale: £9.90
Was: £11.00
Winter Skills 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: £16.20
Was: £18.00
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: £7.72
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
Lightweight Camping by John Traynor Lightweight Camping
Aiming to help all adventurers make the most of a comfortable, independent, mobile life under canvas, offering seasoned camper's tips and tricks for, and tales about, having a great time without loads of costly gear.
Sale: £11.70
Was: £13.00
Outdoor First Aid
Comprehensive guide to first aid in the outdoors
Sale: £14.40
Was: £16.00
Ultimate Navigation book Ultimate Navigation Manual
Covers every navigation technique you will ever need. Techniques used by special forces and search and rescue teams from around the world.
Sale: £13.50
Was: £15.00
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
£19.00
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 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
Sold Out
Go Wild!
101 things to do before you grow up
£17.00
Guyrope Gourmet cookery book GuyRope Gourmet - A Camping Cookbook
Josh Suttons - Campsite cookery guide
Sale: £11.70
Was: £13.00
Great British Bike Rides
40 of the best road rides in England, Scotland and Wales
£30.00
Ascent of Rum Doodle
Comical cult classic detailing the spoof ascent of 40,000 foot peak, Rum Doodle
£9.00
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
£20.00

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