New Guides from Stone Country

Stone Country Press is a Scottish company dedicated to publishing books on bouldering, mountaineering, cycling and the natural world. The Press began life in 2005 and it?s first two books are now available. The Stone Country Guide to Bouldering in Scotland

This new full-colour glossy landscape guide has been exhaustively researched to highlight the best bouldering available in the vast geological arena of Scotland. With around 60 established and new venues mapped and topo-ed, this is the bible for any travelling boulderer in Scotland. 200 pages are crammed with photos, topos and ticklists for this extensive and impressive bouldering landscape. It is available from March 2008. Advance orders can be made online by buying through Play ? The Art of Bouldering?

This is the first collection of bouldering writing and photography ever to have been published. It?s a global tour through the history of bouldering, including writing from as early as Oscar Eckenstein and Harold Raeburn, through to the modern era, including Klem Loskot, Jacky Godoffe, Bernd Zangerl and Dave MacLeod. We have Niall Grimes, John Palmer and Nick Dixon on the Peak; Geoff Dyer on Hampi; Tim Carruthers on Patagonia; Jacky Godoffe on Fontainebleau?. from the ?golden age? of American bouldering we have Pat Ament and John Gill? the list goes on. The book is an elegant landscape format with striking full colour and B&W photography throughout. The book is 160 pages, only 19.95 and available in all decent bookshops, or online through