Day Walks in Snowdonia is the seventh title in Vertebrate Publishing’s series of compact and portable hill walking guidebooks. This book showcases 20 circular routes, between 5.5 and 12 miles (9km and 19km) in length, suitable for hill walkers of all abilities. It's a fabulous introduction to the area and ideal for those of us with active dogs with plenty of stamina. Additionally included in a Bonus Section are two of the UK’s classic scrambles: The Bochlwyd Horseshoe and The Snowdon Horseshoe. The routes are split into three areas – Northern Snowdonia, Central Snowdonia and Southern Snowdonia – and include walks to the most iconic and beautiful peaks in the National Park, including; Snowdon, Y Glyderau, the Carneddau peaks, Moel Siabod, Cnicht, the Rhinogs, and Cadair Idris. The author of this guidebook, Tom Hutton, is a Wales local, keen hill walker, dog owner and outdoors journalist. This is Tom’s second book with Vertebrate Publishing, following the successful and popular Wales Mountain Biking – Beicio Mynydd Cymru. Each route in this guide is described with easy-to-follow directions and details of distance, navigation information, refreshment stops and public transport information, and is plotted on clear and easy to use Ordnance Survey 1:25,000 mapping. Also included is a detailed Appendix. • Researched and written by local author Tom Hutton • Routes plotted on Ordnance Survey 1:25,000 mapping • Full colour throughout with stunning location photography
- About the Author
Tom Hutton is an award winning writer and photographer with a true passion for exploration and a love of high places. Since quitting his ‘proper’ job in his late 30’s, his work has appeared in all the major UK outdoor publications and he has also written and illustrated a number of guidebooks. He’s never happier than when he’s in the mountains, whether walking, climbing, skiing or even mountain biking and he has a self-confessed unhealthy obsession with maps. He originally hails from Bristol but now lives among the mountains of Mid Wales with his journalist partner, Steph Duits and Black Labrador, Du.
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