Following on from Barry Holmes' 'Over the Hill at 60 Something' book comes a series of 8 coasters featuring Barry's illustrations of fell maps which include:
Blencathra, Catbells, Grange Fell, Great Gable, High Street, Langdale Pikes, Loughrigg Fell, Scafell Pike.
The coasters are made in the UK using sustainable Eucalyptus with a sustainable cork base with a melamine coating. They are heat resistant to 145 degrees.
Barry Holmes - Recently-retired Barry Holmes thought he was over the hill at sixty. So he bought a pair of running shoes and challenged himself to bag the Lakeland fells.
His mission – sometimes painful, often wet, occasionally meandering, but always entertaining – takes him to all 214 Wainwright summits as he battles bracken, blizzards and blisters; injuries, white-outs, and weary limbs to discover the best and worst of Lakeland.
Part graphical love-letter to the Lake District and part journal of a runner finding his stride, Over the Hill at 60 Something? – a gorgeous 144-page hardback - will absorb and inspire anyone who’s set their eyes on the high places of Cumbria – then set off to conquer them.
*** SHORTLISTED FOR THE GREAT OUTDOORS AWARDS 2018 - BOOK OF THE YEAR and CUMBRIAN BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD 2019 ***
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