Les takes on a travel companion.
Dr Jago Cooper explores the extraordinary and resilient culture of the American Northwest, revealing one the most inspiring stories in human history. 1,400 miles of rugged, windswept and rocky coastline in what is now the Alaskan panhandle, British Columbia and Washington state have been home to hundreds of distinct communities for over 10,000 years. Theirs is the longest continuing culture to be found anywhere in the Americas. They mastered a tough environment to create unique and complex communities that have redefined how human societies develop.
Starting on Aberdeen's beach and finishing in the wild lands of Knoydart in the west, Cameron McNeish travels through Scotland's most spectacular glens and mountains following a new route that proves that Scotland has some of the most outstanding landscapes in the world. This 200 mile walk includes an ascent of both the most easterly and most westerly mainland Munros, a diversion down memory lane, a crossing of two of Scotland's highest mountain passes and a treasure hunt for some wild cats.