Climbing Mountaineering in the Swiss Alps: Vertebrate

Climbing Mountaineering in the Swiss Alps: Vertebrate
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A selected guidebook to 30 classic routes, ranging from relatively easy normal routes to more challenging itineraries. Includes ascents of the Matterhorn (Mont Cervin), the Breithorn and the Monch.

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Mountaineering in the Swiss Alps: High Peaks and Classic Climbs in Switzerland

Stephane Maire

Mountaineering in the Swiss Alps 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 thirty climbs, ranging from 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 the beauty of the surroundings and the quality of the climbing. Some are on world famous peaks that every mountaineer aspires to climb, such as the Matterhorn (Mont Cervin), the Breithorn and the Monch; others are on lesser-known summits and will delight those who like getting away from the beaten track. Written by mountaineer and author Stephane Maire, each route features technical notes, a route description and topo, and photos illustrating the climb's unique character.

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Weight 220g
Publisher Vertebrate Publishing
Author Stephane Maire
Edition 1st English language edition
Date 2015
No. of Pages 96
ISBN 9781910240557
Size 141 x 226 mm
Cover paperback
Area Alps
Activities Alpine Climbing, Mountaineering
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