50 Shades of Hillwalking by Ralph Storer50 Shades of Hillwalking by Ralph Storer

50 Shades of Hillwalking

byRalph Storer

Paperback | April 30, 2016

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In 50 wide-ranging tales of adventure and misadventure, Ralph Storer takes his usual quirky look at the peculiar pursuit of messing about on mountains. Walking, climbing, mountain biking, caving. he's tried it all but admits to expertise only in the lost art of festering. With room also for contemplation and argument, his 50 Shades will amuse, inspire and inform.

Follow in his footsteps as he roves from the Lake District to the Alps, from Snowdonia to Scandinavia, from the Scottish Highlands to the deserts and canyons of America. Warm to his intrepid exploits of derring-do and not-so-derring-do as he gets snowbound in a tent, gets stuck on ice falls and in caves, and falls off mountain bikes and sand dunes.

Culled from not-yet-a-lifetime of eclectic escapades both at home and abroad, his highly entertaining experiences will resonate with anyone whose aspirations outstrip their ability.

Despite being a Sassenach by birth, Ralph Storer has lived in Scotland since studying psychology at Dundee University. Before becoming a full-time writer, he worked in the field of commercial and educational computing, initially as a computer programmer and more recently as a lecturer at Napier University of Edinburgh. He is an experie...
Title:50 Shades of HillwalkingFormat:PaperbackDimensions:192 pages, 8 × 5 × 0.68 inPublished:April 30, 2016Publisher:Luath Press LtdLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1910021652

ISBN - 13:9781910021651

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Editorial Reviews

Storer is happy to share numerous irreverent insights into the hills, and this acts as a timely reminder that walking should. be primarily about enjoyment of the great outdoors.