The North Western Fells

A Pictorial Guide to the Lakeland Fells

The  North Western Fells
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Format: Hardback, 296 Pages
ISBN: 9780711239401
Publisher: Frances Lincoln
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Description

The North Western Fells are bounded by the River Derwent and the River Cocker – an area lauded by Wainwright as first-class fell-walking territory. The ridge walking here is some of the finest in the Lake District, offering views of unsurpassed beauty. There is something for all walkers: steep, high mountains such as Grasmoor, rugged individualists such as Castle Crag, and destinations such as Catbells, which Wainwright calls 'a family fell where grandmothers and infants can climb the heights together, a place beloved'. This is the original Pictorial Guide to the North Western Fells of Lakeland, freshly reproduced from Wainwright's original pages. These popular Pictorial Guides have been treasured by generations of walkers and are as enchanting and inspiring now as when they were written, half a century ago.

The author

Born in Blackburn in 1907, Alfred Wainwright left school at the age of 13. A holiday at the age of 23 kindled a life-long love affair with the Lake District. Following a move to Kendal in 1941 he began to devote every spare moment he had to researching and compiling the original seven Pictorial Guides.

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Specs

Format: Hardback, 296 Pages
ISBN: 9780711239401
Size: 4.409 in x 6.693 in / 112 mm x 170 mm
Edition: Readers Edition
Published:

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