Published: 28/01/2018
eISBN: 9781908779335
Format: eBook



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From High Heels to High Hills
One woman walking the Lake District - in her own style
by Tanya Oliver

This is the real life story of one woman’s passion for the mountains of the Lake District and how she conquered them - in her own style. Not ready to discard her high heels to achieve her goal, serial hill walker and shoe fanatic, Tanya Oliver, describes the Lake District and its communities with love and awe, capturing the beauty and colour with wry honesty and humour. She draws upon her own extensive experience and passions to give you an insight into the realities of fell walking and climbing mountains which regular guide books do not – ensuring that your essential waterproofs extend to mascara.Written with knowledge, flare and vivacity, From High Heels to High Hills combines a substantial understanding of the Lake District with resilience, determination and a touch of self-deprecation. Each escapade includes stunning photos that capture the magic of the fells. Tanya recounts the embarrassing trips, falls and stumbles, false starts and abandoned expeditions, as well as the triumphs and adventures.This book includes all 214 of Wainwright’s named fell walks, but you do not have to be an expert walker or fitness fanatic to enjoy them. Whilst heels may not be appropriate on the fells, a bit of style goes a long way. From scrambling up rocky crags and falling in muddy bogs, to conquering the highest fells and the highest heels, this is a journey with a difference.

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