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Alpine Ski Mountaineering Vol 1 Western Alps


The Alpine Ski Mountaineering Vol 1 Western Alps guidebook is a guide to the ski mountaineering available in the Alps. The European Alps offer some of the finest and most accessible ski mountaineering in the world. A combination of magnificent and varied terrain an enviable snow record excellent public transport unrivalled hut system and long ski season make them a focus for mountaineers and skiers throughout the world.

This first volume of the Ski Mountaineering series describes The 'Classic Haute Route': the traverse between Chamonix and Zermatt and also brings together a selection of the finest high-level ski tours in the Western Alps in areas as diverse as the Ecrins, Vanoise, Haute Maurienne, Gran Paradiso, Mt Blanc, Valais and Urner Alps. Volume 2 covers the Central and Eastern Alps.

The routes described will provide a lifetimes ski mountaineering for the average ski mountaineer with rewards and challenges for all levels of ability.

Published: March 2003
Pages: 256
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