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From High Places
From High Places

From High Places

A Journey Through Ireland's Great Mountains

TRAVEL

240 Pages, 10 x 9

Formats: Trade Paper

Trade Paper, $29.95 (US $29.95) (CA $32.95)

Publication Date: April 2012

ISBN 9781845889890

Rights: US & CA

The History Press (Apr 2012)
The History Press Ireland

Price: $29.95
 
 

Overview

A celebration of Ireland's high places, full of scenic images and detailed accounts of walking routes

A celebration of Ireland's high places, full of scenic images and detailed accounts of walking routes A powerful collection of stunning images taken from the peaks of Ireland's mountains, this book will transport readers from the quartzite giants of Connemara, the wild summits of Donegal, the sweeping mountains of Mourne, to the towering peaks of Kerry. In addition to these images, the author describes his own unique experiences exploring these mountain areas and interweaves these with an account of the local history, folklore, and geology. Whether readers are beginners or experienced hill-walkers, they will be inspired to set out and explore the magnificent mountains Ireland has to offer.

Reviews

"A glorious celebration . . . reminds us that our mountains are one of our most precious resources, to be savoured, treasured, and denied to none." —Alan Tees, president, Mountaineering Ireland

"The stunning images and compelling narrative are more than enough to inspire this reader to get off the couch and start walking!" —Bernadette McDonald, author, Voices from the Summit

Author Biography

Adrian Hendroff is a writer, photographer, and qualified mountain leader who is one of the few individuals to have ascended all 268 of the summits of Ireland's mountains. His articles have been featured in Irish Mountain Log and The Irish Times Go.