What they're saying about The Weekend Fix

“It might fool you into thinking this is a book about the outdoors – which it is, and a very good one. But beneath the descriptions of Craig Weldon’s innumerable days on the hill there is a human story: an understated, poignant coming-of-age tale.”

Carey Davis, Editor, The Great Outdoors

The Weekend Fix is a love letter to climbing hills.

It’s a growing up tale. Kind of like Catcher in the Rye but in bothies. Lots of bothies.

It’s published by Man Booker International Award winning Sandstone Press.

“At least we know what your life is worth,”

said Billy, thinking of my hired ice axe.

“Three pounds fifty.”

Thinking of getting The Weekend Fix? Here's some stories from it.

‘Cruel & Nasty’, Brian, Alastair and others liked to call this hill, but I never worked out why, unless they just liked the alliteration. It had always been a fine hill from my point of view.
And what a point of view! Read on >

‘I need a piss,’ said Gordon, ten minutes out of our refreshment stop at Inverarnan. ‘I’m not stopping!’ replied Brian, knuckles whitening on the wheel. Gordon had been annoying him all the way up the road, and this was the final straw. Read on >

How to Climb Hills Without Getting Lost (free guide!)

I got lost so you don't have to.

Have you ever wanted to get out into the wilds, but are worried about getting lost? This is the guide for you. You’ll be amazed what you can do with just a bit of common sense.