1001 Walking Tips

Navigation, fitness, gear and safety advice for hillwalkers, trekkers and urban adventurers

Author: Paul Besley

Series title: 1001 Tips

Paperback publication date: 03 Mar 2022

Paperback ISBN: 9781839810763

‘Entertaining, informative and well-presented. This is a book that deserves a place on every walker’s bookshelf.’ – Chris Townsend

1001 Walking Tips by Paul Besley is a huge collection of small tips to make a real difference to your walking, whether you’re in your local urban area, in a national park, on a long-distance trail or hiking in the mountains in winter. Features: navigation, essential kit, clothing, safety, fitness, food, dogs and weather.

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1001 Walking Tips by Paul Besley is a light-hearted and informative guide to all kinds of walking.

This is no standard instruction manual – it is much more useful than that. This is a huge collection of small tips to make a real difference to your walking, whether you’re on a leisurely stroll in your local urban area, exploring a national park, planning a long-distance trail or hiking in the mountains in winter – this book will help you to make the most of every walk.

The vast range of topics covered includes navigation, essential kit and clothing, safety, fitness, food, walking with dogs, how to cope with various weather conditions and what to do if you get lost. Whether you’re a walking novice or an experienced trekker, Paul’s wealth of knowledge and practical advice will inspire you and help to enrich your time outdoors.

Paul Besley is a writer who began exploring the British landscape while at school in the 1970s. His focus of work is the interaction between humans and the land. His work has evolved into the study of how the physical environment imprints itself on humans and how we as a race respond. His belief that walking is a simple activity has led him to support the effort of many just starting out on a lifetime of pleasure. He has a desire to show people that walking does not just have to be in the hills and mountains of national parks or rely on expensive equipment but can be enjoyed from the front door of home through our urban landscape and out in our local countryside. His books, Day Walks in the South Pennines and 1001 Walking Tips for Vertebrate Publishing, and the three Peak District guidebooks for Cicerone Press, are well respected by walkers and explorers of all ages. He lives close to the Peak District in The Outdoor City of Sheffield with his partner, metalsmith Alison Counsell, and their three dogs Monty, Olly, and Scout.

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