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British Mountain Map

  • Map Sample

    Printed at 1:40,000 scale. 1 grid square equals 1 km

    The map

  • Map Reverse

    British Mountain Maps include lots of information on the reverse, including safety advice, geological information and climbing crag diagrams.

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  • Map Legend

    Symbol specification for the British Mountain Map

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Series information

Detailed maps of National Parks and other popular walking areas in the UK at 1:40,000 scale.

"The best Lake District map I have ever seen. The 1:40,000 scale provides clear, detailed information to one of the most popular hill walking areas in Britain", Sir Chris Bonington, speaking of the British Mountain Map of the Lake District


  • Clear detailed mapping from aerial surveys
  • Includes the National Grid
  • Can be used with GPS
  • Durable, tear resistant and 100% waterproof
  • Tried and tested by the British Mountaineering Council


  • Geology map specially developed by the British Geological Survey
  • Layer colouring for easy identification of hills and valleys
  • Less than half the weight of a laminated map


  • Large area on one sheet thanks to the 1:40,000 scale
  • Mountain incident information and useful telephone numbers
  • Detailed enlargements of selected summits
  • Climbers' crags highlighted

View and download the legend in PDF format

Click here to see Product Specification for this series

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