Alpine Ski Mountaineering Vol 1 - Western Alps

Alpine Ski Mountaineering Vol 1 - Western Alps

Paperback Cicerone Winter and Ski Mountaineering S

By (author) Bill O'Connor

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  • Publisher: Cicerone Press
  • Format: Paperback | 256 pages
  • Dimensions: 117mm x 173mm x 18mm | 318g
  • Publication date: 1 August 2003
  • Publication City/Country: Cumbria
  • ISBN 10: 185284373X
  • ISBN 13: 9781852843731
  • Illustrations note: colour photographs and maps
  • Sales rank: 260,020

Product description

Ski mountaineering guidebook to the Western Alps including the classic Haute Route, Chamonix to Zermatt, tours in the Ecrins, Vanoise, Haute Maurienne, Gran Paradiso, Mont Blanc, Valais and Urner 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. Volume 2 of this Alpine Ski Mountaineering series covers the Central and Eastern Alps. The routes described will provide a lifetime's ski mountaineering for the average skier, with rewards and challenges for all levels of ability.

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Author information

Bill O'Connor is a mountain guide with extensive winter ski mountaineering experience and is an author of books to trekking in Nepal and Lakeland Scrambling.

Table of contents

Tours; ecrins Haute Route; Haute Maurienne Traverse; La Poule - Vanoise High-Level Circuit; Grand Paradiso Haute Route; Mont Blanc Haute Route; High-Level Day-Tours in the Mont Blanc Massif; The Classic Haute Route; The Verbier High-Level Route; Arolla High-Level Circuit; Zermatt and Saas Fee 4000ers