The Call of the Mountains: Sights and Inspirations from a journey of a thousad miles across Scotland's Munro ranges (Hardcover)

The Call of the Mountains: Sights and Inspirations from a journey of a thousad miles across Scotland's Munro ranges By Max Landsberg Cover Image

The Call of the Mountains: Sights and Inspirations from a journey of a thousad miles across Scotland's Munro ranges (Hardcover)

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An adventure across a thousand miles of Scotland's mountains. In this personal guide to the triumphs, hardships and perils of scaling the Munros, Landsberg brings the joys and pitfalls of hill-climbing to life. Landsberg's adventures are presented in vivid detail, with insights ranging from encompassing the wonder of unique experiences like seeing the birth of a deer to the mundane delight of the flavour of sandwich he had on a given day. Throughout his account, Landsberg provides an in-depth insight into his growing obsession with climbing the Munroes and its effect on his physical, emotional and spiritual development. With insights on the history, culture, ecology and geology of Scotland's mountains and guides to Gaelic place names, mountain safety and an analysis the science of walking, this book provides a complete guide for anyone looking for adventure in the Highlands, and is sure to inspire anyone who reads it to go climb a rock!
MAX LANDSBERG is a former partner at McKinsey & Company and consultant at Heidrick & Struggles, he now works as a leadership consultant and is the author of The Tao of Coaching and Tools of Leadership, both classics in the field of self-help for professionals. He is also an enthusiastic hiker, mountaineer and adventurer, and has trekked across ranges mountain ranges worldwide, including the Himalayas. He compleated his round of the Munros in 2012.
Product Details ISBN: 9781908373700
ISBN-10: 1908373709
Publisher: Luath Press Ltd
Publication Date: November 25th, 2014
Pages: 370
Language: English