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WHAT ARE BEACON GUIDE MAPS?

Beacon guide maps are a unique range of high quality, but low cost weatherproof map and mountain navigation guide for hill-walkers and climbers in the UK.

They use HARVEY maps (Superwalker Maps) and are carefully designed by mountain enthusiasts for novices and experts.

See Features for full details of what they offer mountain goers.

Snowdon Horseshoe picture

Photo taken from Grib Coch - Snowdon Horseshoe - Guide No. 10

GPS USERS

The Guide maps specially cater for GPS users. They give key route finding waypoints defined to 10m  See Navigation

THE ROUTES

Ben Nevis, Scafell Pike and Snowdon are covered by five guides. The range is steadily expanding. See The Guides for more details.

"Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature's peace will flow into you as the sunshine flows into the trees. The winds will blow their own freshness into you, and the storms their energy, while cares will drop off like autumn leaves." -  John Muir

See our latest news on the Three Peaks Challenge and our special web offers.

For information on the Welsh Three Peaks and other UK mountain adventures go to challenges.

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See the Price Guide page for our current web offers - we now have a new customer comments page.

Also latest info and news on the National Three Peaks Challenge and the National Three Peaks Challenge Team Information Packs and mountain guide maps

To view the current mountain conditions in these areas see these live webcam links (Wasdale not in service):-

Ben Nevis

Snowdon

Wasdale

Ambleside

Mountain walking, scrambling and climbing are risk activities. Great care is taken in preparing the information contained within Beacon Guides and this website, but the authors accept no liability for any consequences resulting from using the guide maps or following directions contained within the guide maps or this website.

Site content includes mountain maps and mountain guides for hill walkers, plus detailed information and latest news on the three peaks (3 peaks) challenge. Guides-maps use Harvey maps and GPS waypoints. Walker's and climbers guides available for Ben Nevis, Scafell Pike, Scafell, Cadair Idris, Pen y Fan and Snowdon, including the Snowdon Horseshoe. The Mountain navigation page describes use of map, compass and Global Positioning System (GPS) for mountain navigation.  Also sales of weatherproof guide-maps for the UK high mountains including special National Three 3 Peaks challenge map sets. 

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