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Lakeland Mountain Challenges

The Lakeland Mountain Challenges guidebook is aimed at walkers and fell runners, and includes detailed information on the challenging Lakeland Three Thousands; the Old County Tops; the Roman Road between Windermere and Penrith; the Eight Great Horseshoes; and Penrith to the Sea routes.

Roy Clayton guides walkers through the routes, while experienced fell runner, Ronald Turnbull, gives the necessary advice for runners, and for walkers who wish to step up the pace in the tradition of the greats like Joss Naylor, Eric Beard and Colin Donnelly. 

Since the Lakeland Mountain Challenges book was discontinued at the end of 2006, the publisher Grey Stone books has been inundated with phone calls from both booksellers and customers, who wanted to know when it was going to be available again. Well it's back - and updated.

This edition has a new cover and brings up-to-date information. If you want some challenging Lakeland walks, backpacks or runs, or you want to know how to train to do a fast time, this book is the ONLY choice.

Ronald Turnbull gives valuable advice on diet, pace, timing and training for both walkers and hillrunners. From the rocky way round Langdale to the bivvybag circuit of almost everything, Lakeland Mountain Challenges will show you the way.


  • Country: England
  • ISBN13: 9780951599686
  • Language: English
  • Pages: 160
  • Published Date: 2010
  • Publisher: Grey Stone Books
  • Region: England - Lake District
  • Manufacturer: Grey Stone Books

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Bruce K.
Lakeland Mountain Challenges

Always a good experience with Rock and Run. They offer great advice too.