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Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park East Vol 2, Tom Prentice - The revised and updated 2nd edition of this popular guidebook for ramblers and walkers in the magnificent Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, includes a number of new walks. Part of a two-book series, this volume details 60 varied walks to the east of Loch Lomond, from Drymen & Loch Lomond to Aberfoyle & Inversnaid, The Trossachs, Callander & Strathyre,  Lochearnhead & Balquhidder and extending north to Killin & Glen Dochart. The 60 walks of 3 to 12 miles range from scenic lochside and woodland rambles to a balanced mix of hill walks to many of the viewpoints and hilltops throughout the Park. Ideal for both the first time visitor and those seeking to fully explore this wonderful area. The guidebook is image driven and well illustrated with detailed maps of each walk and more than 200 inspirational colour photographs. User friendly size and format with tourist information, fauna & flora identification and a glossary of Gaelic & Scots hill and place names. Published January 16.

 

Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park: Volume 1 West, Tom Prentice - This guide details the walking and rambling potential throughout one of Scotland's most famous scenic areas - the magnificent Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, which is within an hour's reach of 70% of Scotland's population. Each volume describes 60 walks of 2 to 10 miles, from scenic lochside and woodland rambles, to more energetic outings to the finest viewpoints and mountain summits, each with a detailed colour route map. This varied mix of established favourites and lesser known gems, many never described before, will appeal to both the first time visitor and those who are more familiar with the park's extensive footpath network. More than 200 inspirational colour photographs guarantee long-lasting enjoyment from each guide, by enhancing the routes and providing a vivid and dynamic showcase for some of Scotland's finest landscape. In addition to the user-friendly size and format, each guide contains tourist information, fauna and flora identification and a glossary of Gaelic and Scots hill and place names. Volume 1 covers the area west of Loch Lomond: Balloch & Luss, Tarbert & Arrochar, Lochgoilhead, Cowal, Inveruglas & Inverarnan and north to Crianlarich & Tyndrum. Published April 09

Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park: Volume 2 East

Walking Loch Lomond and the Trossachs, Ronald Turnbull - The hills and glens of the Trossachs and Loch Lomond make up Scotland's first national park. They are the first of the Highlands, and easiest to get to, if approaching from the south. They are also first in the affections of many hill-goers. Slightly less savage than the mountains further north, on a slightly smaller scale, they have a rugged charm that's all their own. This book suggests the most straight forward routes to each of the area's 21 Munro summits of 3000ft (910m) and over, but also seeks out the wilder and less walked-on ways around the back. It also covers the many slightly smaller but equally worthwhile hills in the area, from the Cobbler to the Luss Hills and Ben Ledi. From Lomond's bonnie banks to the Hill of the Fairies, from Arrochar Alps to lowly Ben A'an, and whether you take the high road or the low, here is some of Scotland's best, and best-loved, hill country. Published May 09. K

ISBN: 9781852845308 - Walking Loch Lomond and The Trossachs

 

Stirling: 40 Town and Country Walks, Fergal Macerlean - routes in and around Stirling and Falkirk.After treading the historic streets of Stirling, Scotland's smallest city, this volume ventures out to the reservoirs, hills and moors that surround it, dropping in on Bridge of Allan, Dublane and Doune along the way.  Published June 08

Stirling:40 Town and Country Walks

 

Pathfinder Guide: Loch Lomond, Trossachs, Stirling and Clackmannan - 28 varied walks from easy strolls to exhilarating hikes - colour coded according to difficulty. Distance, timing, refreshment stops and advice included. Clear OS mapping at 1:25,000 scale. Published June 10.

Pathfinder Guide: Loch Lomond and Trossachs
 

Loch Lomond and The Trossachs, 40 Favourite Walks, Paul and Helen Webster - The new Loch Lomond National Park has ensured protection for what is not only Britain's largest freshwater lake, but one of its most beautiful, celebrated in ballad and song. West of Loch Lomond are the steep Arrochar Alps towering above Loch Long together with scores of much less visited lower hills stretching down to the seaboard. To the east is the Trossachs - a delightful landscape of forests, lochs and hills that has long been known as Scotland in miniature. This latest pocket guide features 40 of the best walks in this popular area in an attractive and accessible format. Published March 10.

Walking the Ochils, Campsie Fells and Lomond Fells, Patrick Baker - As rugged and spectacular as they can be tranquil and picturesque, the Campsie Fells, the Ochils and the Lomonds are the most accessible hills in Scotland's Central Belt. Despite their close proximity to Edinburgh, Glasgow and Perth, these three ranges remain a remarkably uncrowded wilderness area. Combining a rich mixture of open moorland peaks, steep sided glens, fast flowing burns and lush woodland, few other areas can treat the hillwalker to such diverse scenery and varieties of animal and plant life in the space of a single day's outing. This guide describes 33 contrasting walks that will take the walker over the three ranges. The majority of these walks are circular. Published June 08

Walking in the Ochil, Campsie and Lomond Fells: 33 Walks in Scotland's Central Fells (Cicerone British Walking S.)

Walks Stirling, Alistair Lawson - Part of a popular series of A6 pocket walking guides which describe routes which are suitable for walkers of all abilities and to suit all tastes. Route descriptions are accompanied by 2-colour sketch maps. The guides are illustrated with line illustrations, and will provide walkers with a good introduction to what each area covered has to offer. Walks Stirling (a new edition of our previous guide to Stirling & District) features 24 walks, and now covers the Campsie Fells as well as the western Ochil Hills and the area around the head of the Forth Estuary. There are some fine hill walks, plus long distance paths and coastal walks. Walks range from 0.5 miles to 12 miles (1.2-20kms). Routes include: Dumyat, Ben Cleuch, Dollar to Auchterardar and Dumgoyne. Last rewalked and revised 2010. Published July 10.

 

Southern Highlands (Pocket Mountains), Nick and Don Williams. Published May 03

Walks the Trossachs and East Loch Lomond, Luke Williams. Published May 07

 

Pathfinder Loch Lomond and The Trossachs and Stirling, Dennis Kelsall - The walks in this guide introduce the many facets of the Southern Highlands and range from easy loch-side strolls to strenuous expeditions onto some of the area's highest mountains. Walking in Scotland is quite different from walking south of the border. In England there are only eight summits that top 3000 ft, while in Scotland there are 277, with 45 of them situated in the Southern Highlands. Walks taking in the mountains of the National Park include Beinn Dubh, Ben Vorlich, The Cobbler, Ben Ledi, Ben Lomond and Ben Venue. The Trossachs are particularly spectacular when clothed in autumn colours and provided the setting for The Lady of the Lake and Rob Roy, by Sir Walter Scott. The Ochil Hills, Loch Lomond and the West Highland Way are also included, and there is an opportunity to see Stirling and the Wallace monument, overlooking the scene of the Scottish patriot's victory over Edward I. Published May 11.

ISBN: 9781854585301 - Pathfinder Loch Lomond, the Trossachs & Stirling

The Rob Roy Way: From Drymen to Pitlochry, Jacquetta Megarry Rucksack Reader -  This long-distance walk from Drymen to Pitlochry was developed by Rucksack Readers in partnership with walking enthusiasts. It runs for 79 miles (126 km) along some of Scotland's finest lochs and glens, using historic footpaths, a cycle route, forest tracks and some minor road. Many places are linked with Scotland's most famous outlaw, Rob Roy MacGregor (1671-1734). The route has no official status, but was negotiated with private landowners, Forest Enterprise, Stirling and Perth Councils and others. The Way offers superb views, but is less strenuous than the West Highland Way. It is not fully waymarked as such, but the book gives detailed directions and most of it is straightforward. Walkers are always advised to carry a compass, but are unlikely to need it unless walking an exposed section in winter. This book contains all you need to plan and enjoy your holiday: background on Rob Roy MacGregor, history, heritage and wildlife; summary of each section showing distance, terrain and food/drink stops; drop-down map showing the whole route in five panels; visitor attractions and hills to climb (Munros, Corbetts and Grahams); special notes for people with no previous experience; planning information for travel by car, train, bus or plane. In full colour, with over 60 photographs; waterproof paper throughout. Published Oct 06 The West Highland Way, Terry Marsh - This fully-updated third edition of the Cicerone guide to walking the West Highland Way through the Highlands of Scotland describes the route in detail from Milngavie, Glasgow to Fort William and also from north to south. This popular 95-mile long-distance backpacking route takes under a week. It starts by passing through the lush lowlands north of Milngavie into the rugged landscapes of Loch Lomond, Glen Falloch and Strath Fillan before heading for Rannoch Moor and Black Mount. Touching briefly on Glencoe, it climbs finally to the hidden glen of Lairig Mor before finishing in Fort William. Step-by-step route description is illustrated with extracts from OS mapping and colour photos and includes information about the Way's ancient history and geology along the way. Lots of useful tips on preparing for a trekking trip, what to take and how to plan your itinerary Published October 11.

ISBN: 9781852845568 - The West Highland Way

The West Highland Way: The Official Guide, Bob Aitken and Roger Smith - Opened in 1980, the West Highland Way was Scotland's first Long Distance Route and remains the most popular, with more than 15,000 walkers tackling it each year. It runs from Milngavie, on the outskirts of Glasgow, to Fort William. The 152km route passes along the east of Loch Lomond, the largest expanse of fresh water in Britain, and across Rannoch Moor, Scotland's grandest wilderness, through some of the finest scenery of mountain and stream, woodland and moorland, that Scotland has to offer. This ninth edition of the Official Guide has been revised and updated to include recent modifications to the route, is accompanied by a full-colour folding map and packaged in a practical plastic wallet. Published April 13. 
 

ISBN: 9781780271156 - The West Highland Way

The West Highland Way, Anthony Burton - The 93-mile West Highland Way is indisputably Britainís most spectacular long-distance path. The first section, following the eastern shore of Loch Lomond, offers an idyllic waterside walk, with the full grandeur of the Highlands gradually revealing itself. Then, after crossing the barren wilderness of the Rannoch Moor, the walker climbs the Devilís Staircase above Glencoe and traverses classic Highland landscapes to reach Fort William and, if he or she wishes, a grand finale at the peak of Britainís highest mountain, Ben Nevis. This comprehensive, easy-to-use guide is an authoritative companion, packed with indispensable information. Published July 13.

ISBN: 9781781310892 - The West Highland Way


 

West Highland Way, Footprint.  Walking the West Highland Way in August, I needed a map and I chose the Footprint map. To make it short: It shows any details a walker is in need for and that's why this map is a really useful tool. It's delivered in a plastic bag that makes it waterproof and shows the complete way in 10 sections, with additional information about the way itself, accommodation, camping sites and distances. Buyer Review. Published May 99

 

The West Highland Way, a Rucksack Reader, Jacquetta Megarry,  - The West Highland Way is the first and most famous of Scotland's long-distance walks. It begins on the outskirts of Glasgow, its largest city, then goes through Scotland's first National Park, along the shores of its largest loch. After 95 miles (152 km) of superb scenery, the Way ends in Fort William, at the foot of Ben Nevis, Britain's highest mountain. The second edition of this popular guidebook was fully revised in 2003, with many improvements, including more photographs, details of the new Scottish Outdoor Access Code and a Fort William town plan. It contains all you need to plan and enjoy your holiday: drop-down map showing the whole route in six panels; waterproof paper throughout; the Way in sections, with summaries of distance, terrain and where to find food and drink; concise background on the history and wildlife; information about side-trips and mountain climbs including Ben Lomond and Ben Nevis; planning information for travel by car, train, bus or plane; in full colour, with 60 photographs. Limited availability. Published Dec 07 Ramblers Short Walks Around Loch Lomond and The Trossachs - A practical guide to walks around Loch Lomond and the Trossachs endorsed by the Ramblers. All the walks are 5 miles or under in length and can easily be completed in less that 3 hours. 20 walks are included and use clear Ordnance Survey maps to show the route plus easy to follow walk descriptions. Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park and surrounding area offer some superb walking areas. The walks take you along the shores of Loch Lomond, through the forests of Loch Ard and over the hills of the Trossachs. The 20 walks include the famous Whangie which starts at the stunning Queens View, Dumyat with excellent views over Stirling and across the Central Belt and a superb walk along the River Teith to the spectacular Falls of Leny. This guide, produced in co-operation with the Ramblers and featuring Ordnance Survey mapping, is the perfect way to get out and enjoy the stunning scenery. Limited availability. Published March 12.

ISBN: 9780007464548 - Ramblers Short Walks Around Loch Lomond and the Trossachs

 

Walks Around the Trossachs, Callander & Strathyre - Eight easy to follow walks. Folded sheet map. Limited availability. Published July 96

Walks Around Killin and Breadalbane with Crianlarich & Tyndrum - Eight easy to follow walks. Folded sheet map. Limited availability. Published May 97

25 Walks: Loch Lomond and The Trossachs, Roger Smith and John Digney - The 25 Walks books are practical guides and attractive souvenirs. Written by experienced authors, they can be used with confidence. The carefully selected local walks are accompanied by easy-to-use maps and colour photographs. Loch Lomond and the Trossachs describes 25 walks in the rugged and beautiful area between Aberfoyle and Loch Lomond. The scenery embraces ancient woodlands, quiet glens and peaceful lochsides. The walks visit many places of local interest, including Loch Katrine, immortalised by Sir Walter Scott, and Balquhidder in Rob Roy country. Limited availability. Published Sept 04

25 WALKS: Loch Lomond & The Trossachs

Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, Hugh Taylor - These walks are Scotland in microcosm. With water everywhere reflecting the sky, forests and the hillsides in still clear lochs or tumbling down crags and glens in rushing white torrents. There is the fresh smell of damp forests in the morning and wood smoke at night. The colour may be bright as blue skies and fresh green meadows or rich as autumn gold all around and underfoot or dim as misty mountains wreathed in cloud. You can see the majestic golden eagle soaring high above a mountain pass or a buzzard swoop on its prey over marshland. The fortunate will see otters, foxes and maybe even the shy pine martin but most will see red and roe deer. Twenty routes of between 2 and 5 miles in length. Graded according to difficulty. Contains OS maps. Limited availability. Published April 05

ISBN: 9780711738607 - Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park

 

Trossach Glens, Peter Koch-Osborne - The aim in this series of books is to provide the mountain biker and walker with information on an intended route so they know something of what to expect. One of the problems is that O.S. maps give no indication as to whether an 'other road' is metalled, a path or a forest fire break, or anything in between. Many bridges shown on O.S. maps do not exist. Rivers are difficult to judge in size from the map, and a building may be anything from a pile of stones to a maintained bothy. All is revealed without removing the sense of adventure and exploration. Gradient profiles help to assess how strenuous a route is, and each hand-drawn page contains a wealth of information. The object is to save wasted leisure time and enable the armchair explorer to plan ahead or relive experiences. "The Glens of Trossach" includes: Queen Elizabeth Forest Park, South Tayside and Lochearnhead, Callendar to Comrie and Crieff and the Ochil Hills. Limited availability. Published June 04

ISBN: 9781852841997 - Trossach Glens

West Highland Way (Pocket Mountains), Dan Bailey - The West Highland Way was Scotland's first official long distance route. Originally conceived in the 1960s, it was completed in October 1980. The Way links Milngavie to Fort William - a distance of 152km (95 miles) - from the outskirts of Scotland's largest city to the foot of its highest mountain, following the shores of its largest freshwater loch. It passes from the lowlands, across the Highland Boundary Fault and on into the Scottish Highlands. This fantastic new guide, by rising star of outdoors journalism Dan Bailey, is all you need for tackling this classic walk. Containing 15 possible hill and glen detours as well as stunning photography and clear mapping of the West Highland Way itself, this value-for-money guide looks set to become a classic. Limited availability. Published June 08

ISBN: 9780955454851 - West Highland Way

 

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AA Leisure Map Loch Lomond and Inveraray - A brand new range of 30 AA sheet maps utilising the 1:50,000 data supplied by the Ordnance Survey. The Leisure series uses optimised map coverage centered on the more popular areas of the country for leisure activities, including towns and rural areas. Published April 12

Loch Lomond and the Trossachs  Outdoor Atlas, Harvey - The whole of Scotland's first National Park in one handy book. Detailed 1:40,000 scale mapping. Published March 05

Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park Outdoor Atlas - Harvey Maps

Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park: A Visitor Map and Guide to Things to See and Do in the New National Park. Published Aug 02

Ben Lomond and Loch Katrine (Superwalker), Harvey. Published July 02

Ochil Hills Superwalker. Harvey. Published Oct 06

 West Highland Way XT 40 (Walker's Route S.), Harvey. Published Feb 08

 Crianlarich (Ben Lui and Ben More) Superwalker. Harvey. Aug July 09

Ben Ledi: Hills North of Callander Superwalker. Harvey. Published May 05

Arrochar Alps (Superwalker), Harvey. Published March 05

Ben Venue (Superwalker), Harvey. Published March 05

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