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Wainwright's Lost Tour


May 1931 marked Wainwright's second tour to the lakes, following his life changing visit a year previously. In 1991, shortly after Wainwright?s death, the one surviving member of the party WE Maudsley provided a route plan. We know that the poor weather that Witsun Holiday week made the 6 day trip a test of endurance, in other respects we have little to go on as Wainwright himself did not leave any detailed notes on the trip . What makes the tour particularly interesting, however, is that it covers every lake, mountain and valley in the area, thus making this a perfect itinerary for modern day followers in the great man?s footsteps.

Professional photographer Ed Geldard, who formed a strong friendship with Wainwright towards the end of his life, recreates the tour in remarkable detail giving a detailed breakdown of the route as it would have been had the weather been in their favour. The book is illustrated with over 180 magnificent full-colour photographs that will delight both armchair walkers and those l

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Cordee Code: CWL057
Author: Ed Geldard
No of Pages: 192
Page Size: 156 x 235 mm
ISBN 10: 1445614359
ISBN 13: 9781445614359
Publisher: Amberley Publishing
Published Date: March 2010
Edition: 2013
Binding: Paperback
Illustrations: col photos
Weight: 300g

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