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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

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

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

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

Book of the Bothy

Celebrating bothies nationwide

Sale: £11.70
Was: £13.00

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

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

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
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
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
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
Wild Swimming book

Wild Swimming

River, lake, lido and sea: the best places to swim outdoors in Britain

Sale: £15.30
Was: £17.00
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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