Christmas presents and last posting dates

by Mark on November 19, 2019

Christmas presents for rock climbersClimbers love getting climbing gear for Christmas, and books make ideal presents.  Below are some new books that have recently been published.

Rockfax Lake District Climbs Guidebook

This select guidebook describes the very best traditional climbing in the English Lake District, where you will find some of the most scenic rock climbing to be found in England.  The guidebook covers over 1,000 routes from low-level single-pitch outcrop crags in the valleys to long multi-pitch mountain routes.   With routes across all grades and styles, there is something here for climbers of all abilities.  As you would expect with a Rockfax guidebook, all the routes are shown clearly on colour photo topos along with a description.

Hooking Up

Hooking Up is the ultimate big wall and aid climbing manual, with the most up-to-date tips, tricks and techniques to teach you the best way to climb and live on big walls.  The authors cover a wide variety of topics that along with entertaining stories from the likes of Andy Kirkpatrick and Chris McNamara convey the passion, thrill and suffering of climbing big walls.

Climbing Palestine Guidebook

This definitive guidebook covering the rock climbing in the West Bank of Palestine offers the chance to have an adventure climbing holiday with a difference.  Written by two American climbers who have settled in the West Bank, they have developed over 300 sport and trad routes with local climbers.  Along with practical information about visiting the West Bank, the guidebook offers the chance to use rock climbing is an incredible medium through which to explore this beautiful and troubled land.

We dispatch from the UK. 

To make sure the present you are buying arrives in time for Christmas, we recommend the following last postage dates from the UK:

  • Thursday 5th December – Canada, USA, Australia, New Zealand, Africa, Asia, Caribbean and the Middle East
  • Tuesday 10th December – Cyprus, Malta, Greece, Turkey, and Eastern Europe (except Czech Republic, Poland and Slovakia)
  • Friday 13th December – Czech Republic, Finland, Italy, Poland, and Sweden,
  • Monday 16th December – Austria, Denmark, Germany, Iceland, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland, Belgium, France, Ireland, and Luxembourg
  • Wednesday 18th December – UK (2nd Class)
  • Friday 20th December – UK (1st Class)

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