The Walker's Guide to Outdoor Clues and Signs, Paperback

The Walker's Guide to Outdoor Clues and Signs Paperback

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2015 BBC Countryfile Magazine Country Book of the Year and winner of the Outdoor Book of the Year at The Great Outdoors Awards 2015 'Even the intrepid Bear Grylls could learn a trick or two from this book' The Times The ultimate guide to what the land, sun, moon, stars, trees, plants, animals, sky and clouds can reveal - when you know what to look for.

Includes over 850 outdoor clues and signs. This top ten bestseller is the result of Tristan Gooley's two decades of pioneering outdoors experience and six years of instructing, researching and writing.

It includes lots of outdoor clues and signs that will not be found in any other book in the world.

As well as the most comprehensive guide to natural navigation for walkers ever compiled, it also contains clues for weather forecasting, tracking, city walks, coast walks, night walks and dozens of other areas.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 448 pages
  • Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton General Division
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Walking, hiking, trekking
  • ISBN: 9781444780109



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A collection of signs & clues for those who like me, have an enthusiasm for the outdoors. Directed mainly at those who are walking in temperate climates, it has something for most terrains found in Northern Europe and the northeastern United States. Difficult at times to follow with an interesting reminiscence about a Borneo jungle trip, it does at time becomes difficult to follow the detail of these techniques. I found myself switching off. This isn't a book I'd recommend, even to the hardened naturalist and navigator .