Author(s): Tristan Gooley
**From the bestselling author of THE NATURAL EXPLORER and HOW TO READ WATER, the Sunday Times Book Of The Year**
2015 BBC Countryfile Magazine Country Book of the Year and winner of the Outdoor Book of the Year at The Great Outdoors Awards 2015
'Even the intrepid Bear Grylls could learn a trick or two from this book' The Times
The ultimate guide to what the land, sun, moon, stars, trees, plants, animals, sky and clouds can reveal - when you know what to look for.
Includes over 850 outdoor clues and signs.
This top ten bestseller is the result of Tristan Gooley's two decades of pioneering outdoors experience and six years of instructing, researching and writing. It includes lots of outdoor clues and signs that will not be found in any other book in the world.
As well as the most comprehensive guide to natural navigation for walkers ever compiled, it also contains clues for weather forecasting, tracking, city walks, coast walks, night walks and dozens of other areas.
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.
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. -- James McConnachie Sunday Times Learning so much in The Walker's Guide, the new book from Tristan Gooley, that I might have to take another long walk ... Nicholas Crane I for one will never look at the British countryside in quite the same way again. -- Stephen Moss Countryfile Magazine Gooley 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 Times Anyone interested in walking out of doors at any time would be well advised to read this excellent book. The Royal Institute of Navigation As 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. -- Jim Perrin The Great Outdoors magazine
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 climbed mountains in Europe, Africa and Asia. He has explored close to home and walked with and studied the methods of tribal peoples in some of the remotest regions on Earth.