By Dan Bailey

A guidebook to the wealthy mixture of summer season scrambling, mountain climbing and iciness mountain climbing on Scotland's ridges, from the distant Cairngorms to the splendour of the Cuillin. sleek carved walkways slung among summits, twisted spines of stone - ridges might be the main attractive of mountain landforms. With dependent strains and giddy publicity, ridge climbs emit a robust siren name, drawing us out onto the rocks. lifestyles at the part has a unique caliber, born of the distinction of empty area throughout, and complex aspect in close-up. The crests are surprisingly impossible to resist. Scotland's ridges are the most effective hiking traces within the kingdom, each one a different experience. the range of those routes displays the breadth of the mountain event: a wealthy mixture of summer season scrambles, technical rock and demanding wintry weather climbs. This ebook covers either the preferred classics and a few imprecise gem stones, aiming to have a good time those exciting climbs up to to rfile them. alongside how it explores landscapes of really good range, starting from the distant desolation of the Cairngorms to the seashore splendour of the Cuillin, the good trench of Glencoe to the surreal exhibitionism of the a long way north. the selected choice spans the grade variety, with routes to fit all degrees of skill. no matter if an earthbound hillwalker or an finished climber, Scotland's ridges can't fail to stir your imagination.

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