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The Big Rounds
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Acknowledgements Map key Overview map Preface Introduction What are the Big Rounds? Using this book The book's approach Mountaincraft and personal safety When to go Who to go with Equipping for the Rounds Environmental impact and leave no trace Access and the right to roam - differences in law and in practice The Bob Graham Round Route guide Leg 1 Keswick to Threlkeld Leg 2 Threlkeld to Dunmail Raise Leg 3 Dunmail Raise to Wasdale Leg 4 Wasdale to Honister Pass Leg 5 Honister Pass to Keswick Practicalities Getting there and around Water Suggested backpacker's itinerary Alternative ways to complete the Bob Graham Round Places to stay and resupply Support for runners Rules for runners The history of the Round A runner's story: Rob Bushby The Paddy Buckley Round Route guide Leg 1 Capel Curig to Nantmor Leg 2 Nantmor to Pont Cae'r Gors Leg 3 Pont Cae'r Gors to Llanberis Leg 4 Llanberis to Ogwen YHA Leg 5 Ogwen to Capel Curig Practicalities Getting there and around Water Suggested backpacker's itinerary Alternative ways to complete the Paddy Buckley Round Places to stay and resupply Support for runners Rules for runners The history of the Round A runner's story: Sue Walsh The Charlie Ramsay Round Route guide Leg 1 Glen Nevis to Luibeilt via the Mamores Leg 2 Luibeilt to Fersit - the valley section Leg 3 Fersit to Glen Nevis YHA Practicalities Getting there and around Water Suggested backpacker's itinerary Alternative ways to complete the Charlie Ramsay Round Places to stay Support for runners Rules for runners The history of the Round A runner's story: Jasmin Paris People of the Rounds Paddy Buckley Wendy Dodds Charlie Ramsay Nicky Spinks Helene Whitaker Jasmin Paris Jim Mann Mike Hartley Keri Wallace Appendix A: Hills and their heights Appendix B: Distance and elevation at a glance Appendix C: Firsts on the Rounds Appendix D: Round extensions, and other eye-wateringly long challenges Appendix E: Further reading and viewing

About the Author

David Lintern is an award-winning photographer and writer, an average mountaineer and a below average runner. He has previously been a cinema projectionist, a sound engineer, a youth music worker and a university lecturer, founded a small refugee charity and worked for the John Muir Trust. After a lifetime spent in cities he now lives in the Cairngorms, writes about the uplands, and both guides and teaches outdoor photography. The Big Rounds is his first book and his website is www.davidlintern.com.

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