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Winter Skills: Essential Walking and Climbing Techniques
Winter Skills: Essential Walking and Climbing Techniques
by Andy Cunningham
Edition: Paperback
Price: £19.95

5.0 out of 5 stars The book doesn't shy away from some pretty sophisticated terminology and explanation but this adds to the ..., 20 Jun. 2017
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Top book with interesting chapters on a range of skills for hiking and climbing. The book doesn't shy away from some pretty sophisticated terminology and explanation but this adds to the experience. In Scotland this Winter I struggled to find the kinds of conditions where these skills could be put into good use - far too mild!


Alpine Mountaineering: Essential Knowledge for Budding Alpinists
Alpine Mountaineering: Essential Knowledge for Budding Alpinists
by Bruce Goodlad
Edition: Paperback
Price: £14.88

5.0 out of 5 stars Highly recommended., 20 Jun. 2017
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A superb well presented and thought out book, with logical progression of skills in the chapters. Highly recommended.


Collins Cambridge AS and A Level - Cambridge AS and A Level Geography Student Book
Collins Cambridge AS and A Level - Cambridge AS and A Level Geography Student Book
by Barnaby Lenon
Edition: Paperback
Price: £30.99

2.0 out of 5 stars This would take an award for the worst typesetting seen in a textbook, 20 Jun. 2017
Poorly laid out. This would take an award for the worst typesetting seen in a textbook, with cramped hard to read and poorly reproduced text and then a wide margin where there is ... nothing. The content is thorough, worthy and unexciting.


Geography for Cambridge International AS & A Level (International a Level)
Geography for Cambridge International AS & A Level (International a Level)
by Muriel Fretwell
Edition: Paperback
Price: £35.99

5.0 out of 5 stars this is easily the most accessible, 20 Jun. 2017
Despite the only on of the three books to be published for Cambridge International A level not to be endorsed by the board, this is easily the most accessible. It provides clear and comprehensive coverage of the themes.


Buffalo Belay Jacket Large Black with Cyan Zips
Buffalo Belay Jacket Large Black with Cyan Zips
Offered by IFL Store
Price: £110.36

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars It's really warm and very comfortable. The velcro straps keep heat in effectively at ..., 8 Dec. 2016
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This a superb outdoor coat. It's really warm and very comfortable. The velcro straps keep heat in effectively at the cuffs. Heat loss is not noticeable at the zip. I'd recommend getting the hood as well which is quite expensive but does a great job. The overall package is not cheap but they last, it's made in Britain, gets loads of admiring comments and above all is a really effective solution in winter conditions.


Ultimate Navigation Manual
Ultimate Navigation Manual
by Lyle F. Brotherton
Edition: Paperback
Price: £14.88

5.0 out of 5 stars Surely the best book out on the subject, 2 Dec. 2016
Surely the best book out on the subject. Read carefully and serious navigation in all manner of contexts will be possible. Outstandingly clear and highly detailed. The section on GPS may well become dated but the rest is outstanding.


Essential AS Geography
Essential AS Geography
by S. R. J. Ross
Edition: Paperback

5.0 out of 5 stars One of the best textbooks written for the subject, 29 Sept. 2016
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One of the best textbooks written for the subject, especially for Physical Geography. What makes it so good? The exercises are outstanding, often quite difficult, and test a range of skills. Secondly, the text encourages thinking skills. Consider 'the average as meaningless' on weather and 'the great meander debate'. Few modern texts are getting pupils to think in this open minded way. Set out attractively as well; can it really be 16 years old!


Cambridge International AS and A Level Geography second edition
Cambridge International AS and A Level Geography second edition
by Garrett Nagle
Edition: Paperback
Price: £42.00

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Heavy unengaging text., 15 Sept. 2016
A very dense text with little relief from a barrage of terms, definitions and diagrams. Many of the definitions could do with much greater clarity, for example on drainage density where no reference is made of how to calculate it. Unengaging exercises as well which have left pupils floundering since the accompanying text doesn't always help find the answers to the questions. A cold presentation of a lot of facts.


The Shepherd's Life: A Tale of the Lake District
The Shepherd's Life: A Tale of the Lake District
by James Rebanks
Edition: Paperback
Price: £9.98

2 of 4 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Pretty opinionated bloke with a loathing for most of the ..., 21 Jun. 2016
I couldn't warm in any way to Rebanks, though I admire his skill as a farmer and love for his sheep and the traditions of the Lake District. He's very bitter about aspects of his past and some of the people who have popularised the Lake District, as well as the ignorance of folk who don't understand his world. Reading your book to find out about it mate! Phenomenal arrogance about getting into Oxford.


We Love Life
We Love Life
Offered by DVD Overstocks
Price: £4.75

5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars, 16 Sept. 2015
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Very good album. It doesn't seem that well known like their 90's output but has some quality songs.


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