Presents a collection of photographs which aim to capture the essence of mountains to create a record of various Corbetts in Scotland. This book provides a description of each Corbett, identifying the key features for the walker. It also includes introductory artworks.
Irvine Butterfield has drawn together a breathtaking collection of photographs, capturing the essence of these mountains to create a wonderful record of every Corbett in Scotland. The broad geographical spread of the Corbetts takes the hillwalker into some of the finest and most remote scenery in Scotland, such as the Isles of Harris, Rum and Jura, the wilderness of Ardgour and the broad slopes above Moffat in the borders. Butterfield gives a lively and fascinating description of each Corbett, identifying the key features for the walker. The superb photographs come from many of the UK's top mountain and landscape photographers, with stunning introductory artworks by Paul Craven.
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Irvine Butterfield completed as the 105th Munroist is 1971 and has worked tirelessly for mountaineering and conservation organisations throughout his life. Highly respected in his field, he has written several books, including The Magic of the Munros (D&C 1999). He lives near Perth, Scotland.
Table of Contents
* Introduction; 1 The Northern Highlands; 2 The West Highlands; 3 The Cairngorns; 4 The Central Highlands; 5 The Southern Highlands; 6 The Southern Uplands; 7 The Islands; * Acknowledgments; * Index.
The Call of the Corbetts by Irvine Butterfield
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