Rucksack Readers are guidebooks to some of the finest long-distance walks in the world. With 60-80 colour photographs each, they make great souvenirs. Because they are field-tested and updated regularly, they are reliable companions.
Our rucksack-friendly format is unique. Each book:
- is waterproof
- has a route map
- is bound to open flat
- is lightweight (115-175g/4-6 oz).
Trek to Everest: in print and in ebook
We are delighted to announce our new ebook (for Kindle and Apple) has just been released and provides an alternative to the printed book Trek to Everest. Nepal is the most exotic and beautiful of destinations for trekking, and Nepalis not only need your custom, they also welcome you warmly. Find out more here here.
Walk finder (Scotland, England & Ireland)
Notes for Novices
Are you new to long-distance walking? Read our Notes for Novices.
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.
Any doubts? Contact us
John Muir Way
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
“I take your books with me on trips and end up recommending them to everyone I meet.”
“The book arrived in the post at 7 am today, and I couldn't put it down until I'd read it from cover to cover.”