Ronald Turnbull may already be known to you as the author of the Cicerone Guide on lightweight trips to the hills, The Book of the Bivvy, and as a contributor to various outdoor magazines. That is where I have encountered his writing before and enjoyed much of it, so I was intrigued to see he had produced a book on geology aimed at the mountain sports community. The book was initially published in hardback in 2009 but the lighter-weight A4-sized paperback might fit in to a larger rucksack to be left at base or bivvy rather than confined to...

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