If you’ve climbed Snowdon with MountainXperience and are looking for other things to do around Snowdonia and North Wales then you need to check out this great Staycation book from the team at Rough Guides.
With international travel restricted during the Covid 19 pandemic, and with travel rules still changing day-by-day, it’s no wonder that so many are hoping to avoid disappointment by continuing to holiday closer to home. To help you make the most of your summer at home, Rough Guides have launched a series of fantastic Staycation guidebooks. The series brings you all the inspiration, ideas and practical advice you need to make the most of your time in well-loved UK destinations such as Snowdonia & North Wales. Each guidebook is packed with detailed itineraries for walks and tours, local highlights and time-saving tips, as well as historical and cultural insights and essential maps.
If you’ve been lucky enough to come on one of our navigation weekends in Snowdonia or the Peak District and would like to develop your mountain navigation even more then we can highly recommend the Ultimate Navigation Manual by expert navigator Lyle Brotherton.
This comprehensive guide is suitable for everyone from beginners to advanced navigators. The book will take you through all the techniques required to become an expert navigator from the fundamental principals through to the advanced technology of GPS devices.
If you’re as big a fan of Wales’ highest mountain as we are then you’ll love this book written by local author and Snowdon volunteer warden, Tony Ellis. It’s a unique resource of thousands of facts and items of trivia about Snowdon, probably the busiest mountain in the world.
Some facts refer back to the formation of the mountain several million years ago, or to its shaping by the ice age which came to an end just twelve thousand years ago! But most relate to man’s presence on Snowdon in the last 400 years right up to the present day. Organised alphabetically in over 250 short sections and with over 150 illustrations, whether you’re after useful facts or far-from-useful trivia, this book is guaranteed to inform and amuse.