Knife Edge Outdoor guides

If you think that regular walking guidebooks are boring, you should try the Knife Edge Outdoor Guidebooks.

At Knife Edge Outdoor they are trekkers themselves with decades of experience trekking the world. They know trekking. They are specialized in trekking guides and they only make books about walking journeys: unforgettable walks, the walks with the best scenery.

Knife Edge Outdoor guidebooks are very user friendly with real maps at scale 1:25000, numbered waypoints and loads of color.

Knife Edge started with a series of books called ‘The great Treks of the Alps’.
Their first guidebook was ‘The Tour of the Écrins National Park’.

The latest release was a trekking map: Iceland’s Laugavegur Trail.
The Laugavegur Trail is one of the world's most beautiful and aspirational treks. It leads you into the heart of Iceland’s unique ice-capped, volcanic terrain. Experience spectacular and unusual landscapes, like you will not find anywhere else on the planet. This is Iceland at its best and it will be an adventure that you will never forget.

Full collection:

The Great Treks of The Alps

The Tour of the Écrins National Park
Tour du Mont Blanc
Walker's Haute Route
Walker's Haute Route trekking map
Trekking the Dolomites AV1
The Tour of the Écrins National Park Tour du Mont Blanc Walker's Haute Route Walker's Haute Route trekking map Trekking the Dolomites AV1

The Great Treks of the World

Corsica GR20
Mallorca GR221
Iceland's Laugavegur trail
Iceland's Laugavegur trail trekking map
Corsica GR20 Mallorca GR221 Iceland's Laugavegur trail Iceland's Laugavegur trail trekking map

The Great Treks of the UK

The Mourne Mountains
Hadrian's Wall path
West Highland way
Cotswold way
Coast to Coast path
The Mourne Mountains Hadrian's Wall path West Highland way Cotswold way Coast to Coast path

Unmissable Hikes in France

Chamonix Mont Blanc
Brittany Chamonix Mont Blanc

Tour du Mont Blanc

Tour du Mont Blanc

Real IGN Maps 1:25,000 – no need to buy separate maps.

The only guidebook for the Tour du Mont Blanc with Real 1:25,000 Maps: IGN mapping included for each stage. This makes navigation easy and saves you money as you do not need to buy additional maps. Includes:

  • Real IGN Maps for each stage: 1:25,000.
  • Unique Itinerary Planner: plan a bespoke itinerary to match your ability and vacation schedule. All difficult calculations of time, distance and altitude gain are done for you.
  • 6 Proposed Itineraries of between 7 and 12 days.
  • Everything the trekker needs to know to plan the route: route descriptions, costs, budget, difficulty, weather, how to get there, and more.
  • Full accommodation listings: spectacularly situated mountain huts, villages and hamlets.
  • Complete list of every camping location, including free campsites.
  • 10 exciting variants to the main route.
  • Information for both self-guided and guided trekkers.
  • Edge to edge colour: the most modern and beautiful TMB guidebook.

The Tour du Mont Blanc is the world’s most famous trek and starts near Chamonix in the French Alps. This book has everything you need to know to plan and walk it.

It is an epic journey around the mighty Mont Blanc, the highest peak in the Alps:
  • 174km
  • 7-12 days
  • 9700m of altitude gain
  • 14 mountain passes
  • 3 countries, France, Italy and Switzerland

Unspoilt and remote high mountain terrain: snow frosted summits, beautiful valleys and pastures, sparkling azure lakes, carpets of wild flowers, the soothing sound of cow bells and easy to follow paths. This trek should be on your hiking bucket list.

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