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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!

Kinder Scout: The People's Mountain
Sold Out

Kinder Scout: The People’s Mountain

A celebration of a northern English mountain, composed by writer Ed Douglas and photographer John Beatty.

Sale: £18.00
Was: £20.00

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 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
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 8

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

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 running magazine
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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 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: £15.30
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

Bikepacking

Laurence McJannet details all the basics required to get started with bikepacking or to make the leap to longer journeys

Sale: £15.30
Was: £17.00

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
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

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

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

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

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
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

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
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
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

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

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
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
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

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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