Essentially, Northern Edge Books is a grand name for some desk top publishing from the spare room. Until recently most of my work has been as a climbing instructor, teaching all things related to the hills, from mountain navigation through to Scottish winter climbing. I still teach, but over the past few years I’ve spent a slightly larger proportion of my time putting together two guidebooks. Books that will hopefully inspire people to get into the hills.

I’ve tried to make sure each guide is as informative as needs be and that they include something for everyone. Care has also been taken to ensure they are well-designed and as easy-to-use as possible. Both have been printed in the UK, by a company that also shares the qualty thing (Gomer Print in Llandysul).

If you purchase a book from this site, all the money will reach me (I wouldn’t want to paint this site’s purpose as being anything else). There’s no doubt you’ll be able to buy these books cheaper from a certain online retailer, however you’ll feel much warmer inside if you buy them directly from me instead… and you’ll also be helping to fund project number three!

No money has been spent on advertising or promoting either book. If you’ve discovered their existence and arrived at this website, it is most likely to have been through word of mouth or by reading a kindly written review. I’ll keep it like this.