Brecon Beacons Trail Running

Author: Lily Dyu

Publisher: Vertebrate Publishing

ISBN:

Category:

Page: 136

View: 838

Brecon Beacons Trail Running is a comprehensive guide to off-road running across the national park, including the Black Mountains, the Brecon Beacons themselves and the Black Mountain. With 20 runs from 5.3km to 17.5km in length, this book is suitable for runners of all abilities. The hills and valleys of the Brecon Beacons offer a wide variety of running, all sharing the same mountainous scenery and stunning views in this beautiful part of South Wales. Local authors Lily Dyu and John Price have compiled many of their favourite runs, including accessible loops around Carreg Cennen Castle and Table Mountain, through to big days out around Fan y Big, Pen y Fan and Fan Brycheiniog. Summit the Sugar Loaf and The Blorenge on the outskirts of Abergavenny, explore the waterfalls by Ystradfellte, or trace the Cat¿s Back along the Welsh-English border; there¿s something for everyone. Each route features clear and easy-to-use Ordnance Survey 1:25,000 maps, easy-to-follow directions, details of distance and timings, and refreshment stops and local knowledge.
Sports & Recreation

The Ultimate Trail Running Handbook

Author: Claire Maxted

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN:

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 224

View: 620

From complete beginners to seasoned off-road runners, The Ultimate Trail Running Handbook has all the training and nutrition advice, skills, gear and motivation you need to become a fit and confident trail runner. There are training plans that take newcomers from 5k parkrun to first trail marathon, while for experienced runners there are sections on strength work, injury prevention and advanced training plans to boost performance up to 50k (30 miles). To keep you enjoying every step, you'll find advice on how to choose the right gear; over 20 easy, healthy recipes; inspiring stories from real trail runners; and advice from top athletes and coaches. And if you want to explore new trails, you can use the navigation and route planning section to create your own exciting off-road adventure. If you're a trail runner or would like to become one, this book is your new best friend.
Sports & Recreation

Trail Running - Chamonix and the Mont Blanc region

Author: Kingsley Jones

Publisher: Cicerone Press Limited

ISBN:

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 240

View: 823

A guidebook describing 40 trail running routes in the Chamonix Valley and around the Mont Blanc massif, visiting France, Switzerland and Italy. The routes, which range from 3.8km (21⁄2 miles) to 168km (104 miles), are graded from 1 to 5 and categorised as trail running, fell running or skyrunning. Starting from Chamonix, Les Houches, Servoz, Champex, Courmayeur, Orsières and Vallorcine among others, and covering classic ultra trail routes as well as shorter day runs, there is something for every runner. Step-by-step route descriptions are accompanied by 1:100,000 mapping and route profiles, with notes on safety and useful tips for runners. Also included is a comprehensive equipment checklist plus information on running at altitude, adapting to the Alps, navigation, maps and mountain safety. GPX files for all routes are available for download after you have purchased the book by logging in to your Cicerone account. Renowned as a mecca for trail runners, the Chamonix Valley and Mont Blanc region is home to some of the greatest trail running races in the world, including the Tour des Géants and Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc. The landscape, with its dramatic mountain scenery and ethereal vistas, offers diverse trail options and true adventure - the perfect playground for this exhilarating sport.
Travel

The Rough Guide to Wales

Author: Catherine Le Nevez

Publisher: Rough Guides UK

ISBN:

Category: Travel

Page: 488

View: 709

Full-colour throughout, The Rough Guide to Wales is the ultimate guide to this beautiful country. With 30 years experience and our trademark 'tell it like it is' writing style, Rough Guides cover all the basics with practical, on-the-ground details, as well as unmissable alternatives to the usual must-see sights. At the top of your list and guaranteed to get you value for money, each guide also reviews the best accommodation and restaurants in all price brackets. We know there are times for saving, and times for splashing out. In The Rough Guide to Wales: - Over 50 colour-coded maps featuring every listing - Area-by-area chapter highlights - Top 5 boxes - Things not to miss section Make the most of your trip with The Rough Guide to Wales. Now available in ePub format.
Sports & Recreation

Fastpacking

Author: Lily Dyu

Publisher: Cicerone Press Limited

ISBN:

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 200

View: 472

Guidebook to fastpacking - multi-day running trips carrying the bare essentials - in the UK, Europe and beyond. Includes 12 route ideas (all tried and tested), fastpacking stories from around the world (featuring Jez Bragg, Anna Frost and Jasmin Paris), and invaluable tips and tricks to help you prepare for your own running adventure. A summary of each route idea is provided, together with mapping and a gradient profile, as well as highlights, tips and 'tales from the trail'. Invaluable practical information is also included, covering everything you need to know to prepare and plan for a trip: training, accommodation options, safety, equipment, apparel, nutrition, hydration and more. The route ideas and stories featured showcase an impressive range of fastpacking opportunities, both in the UK and abroad. From mountain hut hopping trips, bothy discovery tours and wild camping expeditions, the inspirational tales and selected trails are guaranteed to entice 'everyday' runners to try their hand at a multi-day journey, be it in the Brecon Beacons, Bhutan or beyond.
Travel

Baedeker Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Author: Madeleine Reincke

Publisher: Baedekers Guides

ISBN:

Category: Travel

Page: 656

View: 504

From the historic streets of London to the spires of Oxford, from Shakespeare's birthplace in Stratford-on-Avon to the Lake District of the Romantic poets, Baedeker Great Britain covers all the cathedrals and castles, the monuments and historic homes in an easy-to-use format.
Juvenile Nonfiction

Fantastic Female Adventurers

Author: Lily Dyu

Publisher: Vertebrate Publishing

ISBN:

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 160

View: 235

Do you know how it feels to run for 1,900 miles? Or to look down at the earth from a space station? Or to swim alongside a hungry shark? Fantastic Female Adventurers by Lily Dyu is a collection of fourteen exciting and inspirational stories about the women that do. Follow them on their incredible journeys around the globe. Ski to the North Pole with Ann Daniels while watching out for polar bears and lethal cracks in the ice. Feel the air beneath your feet as you climb high on a cliff face with Gwen Moffat. Experience the thrill of racing down rocky Himalayan trails with champion runner Mira Rai. Sail the oceans with Ellen MacArthur, the girl who saved up her lunch money to buy her first boat. You’ll even fly into space with Britain’s first astronaut, Helen Sharman. And join Lily on other awesome adventures with Anna McNuff, Sarah Outen, Misba Khan and more – taking you from Everest to the South Pole and all the places in between. Beautifully illustrated by artist and adventurer Chellie Carroll, Fantastic Female Adventurers will leave you thinking: I can do that, too!
Automobile travel

AA Touring Guide to Wales

Author: Automobile Association (Great Britain)

Publisher: Hutchinson Radius

ISBN:

Category: Automobile travel

Page: 368

View: 840

Travel

Great Britain and Ireland '97

Author:

Publisher: Fodor's

ISBN:

Category: Travel

Page: 588

View: 449

The flagship guide in the series delivers the freshest take on Europe in years, featuring the low-down on 25 countries, including Turkey and Morocco. The guide features 90 maps total, including 11 color maps which are bulleted with sights and lodgings to help travelers find things fast. "PAcked with things budger travelers have to know . . . solid and sensible".--New York Times.
Great Britain

Great Britain and Ireland 1996

Author:

Publisher: Fodor's

ISBN:

Category: Great Britain

Page: 585

View: 385

The flagship guide in the series delivers the freshest take on Europe in years, featuring the low-down on 25 countries, including Turkey and Morocco. The guide features 90 maps total, including 11 color maps which are bulleted with sights and lodgings to help travelers find things fast. "PAcked with things budger travelers have to know . . . solid and sensible".--New York Times.
Travel

Europe on a Shoestring

Author: Vivek Wagle

Publisher: Lonely Planet

ISBN:

Category: Travel

Page: 1328

View: 409

Provides essential travel information for budget travel in forty countries and suggest accommodations, restaurants, and entertainment.
Europe

Western Europe

Author: Janet Austin

Publisher: Lonely Planet

ISBN:

Category: Europe

Page: 1200

View: 212

Profiling the best places to eat and stay on any budget, this handbook includes a language guide with useful words and phrases in seven languages. Travelers will find all the transportation options from the Channel Tunnel to Rhine cruises. of color photos. 192 maps.
Travel

Western Europe

Author: Mark Armstrong

Publisher: Lonely Planet

ISBN:

Category: Travel

Page: 1423

View: 598

Visit magnificent museums in Paris, London, and Berlin--marvel at the architectural wonders in Greece. This is the most comprehensive and complete guide to Western Europe for adventurous, independent travelers on a budget. Countries covered are Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Britain, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Lichtenstein, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Portugal, Spain and Switzerland.
Travel

Walk Europe

Author: Mark Hancox

Publisher: Trafalgar Square

ISBN:

Category: Travel

Page: 255

View: 924

A general introduction to each walk sets the scene for more in-depth information. Background information and scenic highlights; selected walking routes and outdoor activities; and nature, culture, and history are all described with vital further contract information provided at the end of each spread. Approaching from a wider perspective, Walk Europe sets out to fuel the imagination, providing holiday ideas for single travellers, couples, families, and groups of all ages and abilities.
Travel

Great Britain

Author: David Downing

Publisher: Fodor's

ISBN:

Category: Travel

Page: 417

View: 643

Provides inside information for budget travelers to the United Kingdom, including transportation, accomodations, restaurants, sightseeing, amusements, and other points of interest throughout Britain.