The Far Eastern Fells: A Pictorial Guide To The Lakeland Fells

August 1, 2016|
The Far Eastern Fells: A Pictorial Guide To The Lakeland Fells by Alfred Wainwright
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One name above all others has become associated with walking in the Lake District: Alfred Wainwright, whose seven-volume Pictorial Guide to the Lakeland Fells, first published in 1955-66, has become the definitive guidebook.

Wainwright''s meticulously hand-drawn maps, diagrams and drawings take walkers up the 214 principal hills and mountains of the Lake District, describing the main routes of ascent from different starting points, as well as lesser-known variants, showing the summit viewpoint panoramas and the ridge routes that can be made to create longer walks. Every page combines words and illustrations to present the routes in a way that is original, visually appealing and easy to follow.

The Far Eastern Fells, Book Two of the Pictorial Guides, covers the entire area east of Kirkstone Pass, bordered by Ullswater in the north by Windermere in the south, and includes the ascents of High Street, Ill Bell, Place Fell and Wansfell.

Born in Blackburn in 1907, Alfred Wainwright left school at the age of 13. A holiday at the age of 23 kindled a life-long love affair with the Lake District. Following a move to Kendal in 1941 he began to devote every spare moment he had to researching and compiling the original seven Pictorial Guides. He described these as his ''love ...
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Title:The Far Eastern Fells: A Pictorial Guide To The Lakeland FellsFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:304 pages, 7 X 4.88 X 0.88 inShipping dimensions:304 pages, 7 X 4.88 X 0.88 inPublished:August 1, 2016Publisher:Frances Lincoln AdultLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0711238499

ISBN - 13:9780711238497

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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