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The Mont Blanc Range

Author : Jean-Louis Laroche
ISBN : 1594857318
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 49. 97 MB
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Detailed guide to 21 of the best climbing tours in Europe's most famous alpine range - The only guidebook available in the U.S. for this world-renowned climbing destination - Full color with hand-drawn maps and routesThis is where many of Europe's most accomplished climbers were introduced to the sport, and where mountaineers from world-round come to experience one of the planet's great alpine playgrounds. The Mont Blanc Range describes 21 tours in which there are more than 50 routes displayed in 34 maps. Each tour is illustrated with color photos and provides information on the approach, the ascent and descent.Each climb also includes a description of difficulty, time to complete, elevation gain, best time of year to attempt the tour, and the equipment needed.

Mountaineering In The Mont Blanc Range

Author : Jean-Louis Laroche
ISBN : 1906148813
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 90. 6 MB
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'Mountaineering in the Mont Blanc Range' showcases the most beautiful lower grade snow, ice and mixed climbs (F to AD+) in the seemingly inexhaustible Mont Blanc Range. The routes described in this book should be within the capabilities of almost all mountaineers.

Snow Ice And Mixed

Author : François Damilano
ISBN : 2952188149
Genre : Blanc, Mount, Region (France and Italy)
File Size : 52. 81 MB
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Chamonix Mountain Adventures

Author : Hilary Sharp
ISBN : 9781849656320
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 55. 19 MB
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This guidebook shows the vast range of activities available in the mountains surrounding Chamonix. With routes for several different pursuits including walking, trail running, mountain biking, road cycling, via ferratas, rock climbing, mountaineering and bouldering, it is a comprehensive collection of everything this popular region has to offer. All the routes and activities range in difficulty, from easy strolls for all abilities to moderate rock climbs and glacier hikes, which require either technical skills or a professional guide. Families, groups of friends and mountaineers looking for a 'rest day' or a change to what they're used to will all find something to whet their appetites here. Chamonix has long been a dream destination for mountain adventures and its environment is ideal for such a varied list of activities. This guide allows you to enjoy its spectacular views and renowned summits in many different ways or by mixing and matching your favourites.

The Mont Blanc Massif

Author : Gaston Rébuffat
ISBN : 0898864771
Genre : Travel
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Classic routes on France's white mountain. Spectacular photos and detailed appendix.

The Alpine 4000m Peaks By The Classic Routes

Author : Richard Goedeke
ISBN : 0897325591
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 33. 26 MB
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The European Alps provide the ideal arena for mountaineers of all abilities. Impressive snow-covered peaks, heavy glaciation, and ease of accessibility provide the ingredients to support and encourage regular mountaineering. The Alpine 4000m Peaks guides mountaineers to all the major mountain groups, with climbs ranging from short, easy snow routes to long and serious expeditions. This book outlines the strategies and skills required to attempt the featured summits, providing key information to enable climbers to match their ambitions to their abilities. While some of the climbs included in this book are quite challenging, many of the ascents can be undertaken by any fit person with suitable guidance. This new edition also includes seven new summits based on 1994 UIAA committee guidelines. With the help of The Alpine 4000m Peaks, climbers will find themselves following in the footsteps of the pioneers who shaped this fine sport a century and a half ago.

Mountaineering In The Swiss Alps

Author : Stephane Maire
ISBN : 1910240559
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This title presents a selection of classic routes in the main Swiss climbing areas that have forged Switzerland's reputation as a mountaineering paradise. Featured are over 30 climbs ranging from the relatively easy normal routes to more challenging itineraries. All are within the capabilities of most mountaineers and provide an excellent introduction to the wide variety of climbing that Switzerland has to offer. Every route, whether it is a pure rock climb, a mixed ridge, a big north face or a long traverse, was chosen for beauty of the surroundings and the quality of climbing. Some are on the world famous peaks that every mountaineer aspires to climb, such as Matterhorn, the Breithorn and the Mönch; others are on lesser-known summits and will delight those who like getting away from the beaten track.

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