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A A Pictorial Guide to the Mountains of Sn
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A A Pictorial Guide to the Mountains of Sn (Paperback)


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The Pictorial Guide to the Mountains of Snowdonia Vol 2 - the Western Peaks is part of a four book series that provides the most comprehensive coverage to date of the mountains of the Snowdonia National Park. Volume 2 encompasses the Snowdon, Eifionydd and Rhinogydd ranges. Mountains, famous and not-so-famous, large and not-so-large, are brought to life by the author's panoramic 3-D sketch maps. Snowdon, the highest peak in Wales, has perfect mountain form, with glacial lake-filled corries and knife-edged aretes. Although thousands of visitors come to the summit cafe on the little steam railway, or on wide, well-used paths, Snowdon also has its quiet corners such as Cwm Glas, where faint tracks lead to shadowy corries. Here the climber mixes with the walker, while the scrambler is in his or her utopia, clambering over rocks by the sides of waterfalls beneath huge precipices. Snowdon looks westwards to the Eifionydd, a range as shapely as any in Snowdonia. Here we have the Nantlle and Moel Hebog ridges separated by Cwm Pennant, a pastoral valley, untouched by the 21st century.

The Nantlle Ridge, with its dusky north-facing corries, is perhaps one of Snowdonia's most splendid outings, a mix of rocky arete and free-striding grass. The Rhinogydd mountains across Tremadog Bay are gnarled, heather-clad, and traversed by craggy canyons with more than a hint of Arizona. Here you can pioneer your own routes on narrow paths or goat tracks and scramble over the rocks without resorting to rope. In short, the most popular mountain range in Wales is combined with two lesser-known ones that will never cease to surprise and delight you.

Sport & HobbiesSports & outdoor recreationWalking, hiking, trekkingTravel & MapsTravel & holiday guides Publisher: Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd Publication Date: 01/02/2010 ISBN-13: 9780711230620  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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John Gillham has been a full-time writer, illustrator and photographer since 1989, after working as an assistant quantity surveyor and in the aerospace industry. Born in Bournemouth in 1947, John maintains strong links to Wales through his mother's family, a family that included the renowned Welsh tenor, Ivor Emmanuel. These days the author lives with his wife Nicola in Hoddlesden, a village in the West Pennine Moors. Gillham's first book, Snowdonia to the Gower (Diadem) was described as one of the classic books on Wales. Gillham's work has regularly been published in magazines such as Trail, Dalesman and TGO (The Great Outdoors), where for several years he had his own series 'Way to Go'. He has contributed walking articles and written books for AA publications, including AA Guide to 50 Walks in North Wales and the AA Leisure Guide to Wales. In 2001 he was awarded an Outdoor Writers Guild Award for Excellence for the book Coast to Coasting (David and Charles), which he illustrated and co-wrote with Ronald Turnbull.

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