A comprehensive guide to Cairn Gorm, the most popular mountain inthe Cairngorms National Park.
Written by the Head Ranger of the Cairngorm Mountain Ranger Service.
A magnificent gift and reference book illustrated with over 100 pictures.
Cairn Gorm is a high granite mountain in the Grampian Highlands of Scotland which is rarely far from controversy. Few people have witnessed as close-up how the mountain has progressed through the last twenty tumultuous yearsas Nic Bullivant, who has been Head Ranger there throughout the changes from an old chair-uplift system, throughthe development of Scotland's only mountain railway, and on to the present commercial operator.
This book is written as if by your personal guide who intimately knows the region, drawing you into his world,engaging your interest and then revealing the meanings and explanations of the obvious and the secret.
Walk onmountain paths, explore high corries, tread the immense mountain plateaux.
Observe with him the mountainwildlife and the unconscious humour of the visitor who has never been on a mountain before.
Finally come closer tounderstanding what it is that turns people into such dedicated advocates of the conservation of the Cairngorms.
There are messages here of optimism and expectation, advice for suitors of the high tops and would-be rangers.
Thisbook will get you nearer to understanding the Cairngorms and cherishing them, even if you have never been there.