THE WALKER'S GUIDE to the outdoor clues and signs, their meaning and the art of making predictions and deductions offers the chance to turn every walk into a rewarding game of detection.
Tristan Gooley is a writer, navigator and explorer. Through his journeys, teaching and writing, he has pioneered a renaissance in the rare art of natural navigation.Tristan has led expeditions in five continents and is the only living person to have both flown solo and sailed singlehanded across the Atlantic. He has explored close to home and walked with and studied the methods of tribal peoples in some of the remotest regions on Earth.
In terms of sheer did-you-knows per page it is one of the richest, densest, most rewarding books on nature I have read in a long time...its joy in deduction is infectiously delightful. - Sunday TimesLearning so much in The Walker's Guide, the new book from Tristan Gooley, that I might have to take another long walk ... - Nicholas CraneI for one will never look at the British countryside in quite the same way again. - Countryfile MagazineGooley can show the most moonstruck how to interpret their surroundings. Even the intrepid Bear Grylls could learn a trick or two from this book. - The TimesAnyone interested in walking out of doors at any time would be well advised to read this excellent book. - The Royal Institute of NavigationAs with his earlier, equally important The Natural Navigator , this text is densely packed with information, engagingly and clearly written ... Every outdoor-lover should have at least one Tristan Gooley book in their library. He's attained national treasure status, as useful and educative as he is endearingly unique. - The Great Outdoors magazine