J. Finlayson

Helpful votes received on reviews: 94% (45 of 48)
Location: Scotland UK


Top Reviewer Ranking: 223,809 - Total Helpful Votes: 45 of 48
Miss MacKenzie couldn't see the wind by David Maclean Urquhart
Miss MacKenzie couldn't see the wind by David Maclean Urquhart
I visited Shenavall bothy when walking with friends recently and there was a copy of this book inside. We left the copy where it was, as the person who had left it must have intended, and bought the kindle version when I was back home. A great wee read if you have visited Shenavall bothy and know the context and atmosphere of the place - the area the author grew up in and writes about in this book.
The Munros: A Walkhighlands Guide by Paul Webster
14 of 15 people found the following review helpful
When I heard Paul and Helen Webster had published a book on the Munros as part of their pocket book series, I was very interested. Paul and Helen are the owners of the `Walkhighlands' web site, which is probably the most respected and reliable web site dedicated to hill/walking in Scotland. Rather than rushing out to buy another book on the Munros however, I borrowed my friend's copy first (and then I rushed out to buy my own copy!).

I had a look at the route guides to some of the Munros I was already familiar with first of all, and I was impressed that they were easy to follow and more than accurate (yup, that's the way I went, that's the way I remember). I say more than… Read more
The East Highland Way: Fort William to Aviemore by Kevin Langan
11 of 12 people found the following review helpful
I have just completed the East Highland Way using this book as my only guide, and it shows you exactly where to walk step-by-step. In fact it's fun reading the step-by-step instructions, like you're following a treasure map or something. It has recently been updated too (2011 edition), thus accurate.

The East Highland Way is a brilliant walk. A relatively new long distance path, it is becoming increasing well-known and popular amongst walkers, although its main charm is that you are still able to enjoy walking along gorgeous lochs and lochans, and through glens, without meeting another soul for miles and miles (you get the lucky feeling that you have all these places to yourself… Read more

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