Max Landsberg is a leadership expert, adventure travel enthusiast and author. His other outdoor books include “The Call of the Mountains”, an account of his completion of the Munros of Scotland, and a guidebook to The Ridgeway (Rucksack Readers). He has trekked on six continents, including through the Himalaya of Nepal, around Mount Kailash in Tibet, and across sections of the US through the National Parks from Canada to Mexico.
In 2013 he trekked and wild-camped the thousand kilometres along Scotland’s Cape Wrath Trail, Corsica’s GR20, and Switzerland’s Alpine Pass Route. The following year he climbed Morocco’s Mount Toubkal and skied 100 kilometres of Sweden’s Arctic Kungsleden in winter before returning to Switzerland for the Tour du Mont Blanc.
He is a member of the Outdoor Writers and Photographers Guild. With co-author Jacquetta Megarry he won its 2016 Award for Excellence, for their guidebook “Trek to Everest”.
Max tries to share his passion for Scotland’s hills through books, magazine articles and talks to schools. His parallel career has focused on helping people develop and lead well; he has also written three best-selling management books on leadership, coaching and motivation.