Rucksack Readers publishes award-winning guidebooks to adventurous walks worldwide. Because they are updated regularly, they make reliable companions as well as attractive souvenirs.

Our rucksack-friendly format is unique. Each book:

  • is weatherproof and opens flat
  • has 70-100 colour photographs
  • has concise directions and a route map
  • is lightweight and rucksack-friendly.

Why buy from us?

  • It's fast, safe and secure.
  • Always get the latest edition and updates.
  • Make direct contact with publisher/authors.
  • P&p is free in the UK.

If in doubt, please Contact us.

Click Bookstore to see all our book covers (or use white headings above to select only books on Scotland+England, Ireland and so on).

Use links at the top of any page for Contact, Links, FAQ and so on. The foot of each page also has a clickable list of all titles; here are our authors.

Coast to Coast second edition out July 2018

C2C coverWe have released our new-format second edition Coast to Coast. It includes many more route options, has completely new mapping and features 150 photos, many of them from award-winning photographer Karen Frenkel. It also pioneers two new kind sof bonus content: a PDF download for personal use, and support for GPS.

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Notes for Novices

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Our ebooks

Cleveland Way
Kindle Fire/HD | Apple Store

Explore the Inca Trail
Kindle Fire/HD | Apple Store

Explore Mount Kilimanjaro
Kindle Fire/HD | Apple Store

Great Glen Way
Kindle Fire/HD | Apple Store

John Muir Way
Apple Store

Trek to Everest
Kindle Fire/HD | Apple Store

All our ebooks are fixed format: each page stays intact, but with pinch-and-zoom you can enlarge maps, images and small text.

What people say about us

“An attractive guide and one of the best companions you could take with you on the C2C.”

“The book arrived almost before I'd finished my online session. Great service, thanks.”