Mountaineering in Scotland - Years of Change

The second volume of a planned three volumes telling the full story of mountaineering in Scotland. This volume covers the period from 1914 to 1971.
The full story of the dawning of mountaineering in Scotland. This book is the second volume of a planned three volumes and covers the period from 1914 to 1971. This was a period when there were many changes in the equipment and practice of climbing in summer and winter and there was a significant rise in the general difficulty of routes being climbed. Many new clubs were formed and the number of participants increased dramatically. The first volume (Mountaineering in Scotland - The Early Years) was published by the Scottish Mountaineering Trust in 2015.
  • The first definitive history of Scottish mountaineering.
  • Covers from 1914 to 1971.
  • 84 illustrations in both colour and black and white, some of which have never previously been published.
  • Includes material that corrects current myths and unearths new and interesting stories.
  • The second volume in a planned three-volume set.
By Ken Crocket, the author of several current climbing guides in addition to a well-received history of Ben Nevis. He has been both the Editor of the Scottish Mountaineering Club Journal (1986-2000) and the Club's President (2000-2002). 
 
Hardback, 24cm x 16cm, 412 pages.
 
Published 2017.
 
ISBN: 978-1-907233-24-1. 

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