Heart of Lakeland

£4.95

Classic tales of pre First World War climbing and mountaineering in the Lake District by Lehmann J Oppenheimer. One of the great books on climbing in the Lake District.

Stock Code: COR NH050

Approximate Packed Weight: 0.3kg

Heart of Lakeland

Heart of Lakeland
£4.95
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Classic tales of pre First World War climbing and mountaineering in the Lake District by Lehmann J Oppenheimer who despite his name was English and died of injuries received in the war.

It includes a chapter on the first ascent of Bowfell Buttress as well as several gullies in the Buttermere area and the hilarious "Wastdale Head at Easter" which describes some of the great personalities involved with the fledgling sport of climbing at the turn of the century.

One of the great books on climbing in the Lake District.

Card cover, 20cm x 12.5cm, 196 pages.

First published 1908, this edition 1988.

ISBN: 0-948153-07-5.

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