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Hamish's Groats End Walk: One Man and His Dog on a Hill Route Through Britain and Ireland

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For five months, Hamish Brown and his collie dog Storm walked the length and breadth of the British Isles, taking in the highest peaks in Scotland, England, Wales and Ireland. In this captivating account of his travels, Hamish's unique blend of description, anecdote and personal philosophy triumphantly evokes the spirit of the mountains and provides a many-sided personal g ...more
Paperback, 301 pages
Published 1983 by Granada Publishing Limited (first published 1981)
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Pondering Pig Newton
Sep 20, 2011 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Anyone who loves to walk, and especially to walk in Great Britain.
My all-time favorite walking story. Hamish is a great walker, and his companion, border collie Storm, provides yhe comic relief. Unlike most stories of long walks, Hamish really gets into the nitty-gritty of how he did it, up to having his mother send fresh loads of Ordnance Survey maps to post offices along the way. It's a great read -- if you like to read about walking adventures in civilized lands, which I do.
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Hamish Brown M.B.E. is a professional writer, lecturer and photographer specialising in mountain and outdoor topics. He is best known for his walking exploits in the Scottish Highlands, having completed multiple rounds of the Munros and being the first person to walk all the Munros in a single trip with only ferries and a bicycle as means of transport. [http://en.wikipedia.org/wik
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