Bill Birkett

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Bill Birkett is a mountain writer, photographer, and climber who has undertaken many expeditions around the world.

His books include Classic Walks in Great Britain, The Hillwalker's Manual, Exploring The Lakes and Low Fells, A Year in the Life... series and the best-selling Complete Lakeland Fells. The hills listed in the latter book have become known as Birketts (see Hill lists in the British Isles).

He is a regular contributor to The Great Outdoors, Climber, Climb, On the Edge, High and Cumbria magazines.

He is a member of the Climbers' Club, the Fell and Rock Climbing Club, the Outdoor Writers' Guild, British Guild of Travel Writers and the Society of Authors.

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