Alpine Ski Mountaineering Vol 2 - Central and Eastern Alps

Alpine Ski Mountaineering Vol 2 - Central and Eastern Alps

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By (author) Bill O'Connor

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  • Publisher: Cicerone Press
  • Format: Paperback | 256 pages
  • Dimensions: 118mm x 172mm x 18mm | 299g
  • Publication date: 15 March 2003
  • Publication City/Country: Cumbria
  • ISBN 10: 1852843748
  • ISBN 13: 9781852843748
  • Illustrations note: colour photographs and maps
  • Sales rank: 308,948

Product description

Some of the finest ski tours of the central and eastern Alps are described in this guidebook. It includes hut-to-hut tours that explore the Bernese, Urner, Albula and Bernina Alps of Switzerland, as well as classic tours through the Silvretta, Otztal, Stubai and Ortler regions of Austria and Italy. The European Alps offer some of the best 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 1 of this two-volume series on Alpine ski mountaineering covers the Western Alps.

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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; Bernese Alps West; Bernese Oberland North; Bernese Oberland 4000ers; Urner Alps Traverse; Tour Soleil; Albula Alps Traverse; Bernina High-Level Route; Silvretta Traverse; otzal High-Level Route; Stubai High-Level Route; Ortler Grand Circuit