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. Provided by Wikipedia