Europe's High Points: Reaching the Summit of Every Country in Europe
At last, it is finally here: a guide book for all the European national high points written by two authors who have been up them all! Whether heading to the highest national peaks with your ice axes such as Elbrus, Mont Blanc and Dufourspitz or Europe's lowland high points in Holland Denamrk and Belgium wiht your pic-nic hamper, this book has got them all. For those hikers and mountaineers who are looking for fun and adventure, an epic challenge, a great way of seeing Europe or simply a way of enhancing their holidays, this book is guaranteed to raise a smile.
Heading to the highest point of any European country is an experience not to be missed. The continent has a wealth of adventure and a huge variety of dazzling scenery awaiting the hiker. Each of Europe's 50 countries celebrates its national high point in a different way. This guide brings together detailed route descriptions for those seeking to get to the highest peaks in countries from Liechtenstein to Latvia and Germany to Greece. Whether attempting to climb individual high points or complete all 50 ascents, these routes are crammed with some of the most stunning landscapes and exciting terrain that Europe has to offer. Also included is practical information about travelling to the peaks. From the frozen tundra of the Arctic Circle to the arid plains of the Sierra Nevada, this book contains something for everyone with routes ranging from afternoon strolls in Malta and Moldova to three-day mountaineering ascents on classic Alpine routes such as Mont Blanc and Dufourspitze.
Full of excellent colour photographs, route descriptions, practical information and maps.
Add Paperback: 288 pages
Publisher: Cicerone Press; 1st edition (13 Oct 2009)
Product Dimensions: 20.8 x 14.4 x 1.6 cm