freytag & berndt hiking maps
Freytag & berndt is Vienna/Austria based map publisher.
Their WK(wanderkarte - hiking maps)series is major source
of hiking maps for the Eastern Alps, next to those published by Kompass
1:50000 (1 inches to the mile)scale topographic maps.
Size: 12 1/2 to 12 1/2 cm size folded, 97 1/2 to 81 1/2 cm unfolded
-contour interval set at 100m
-lattitude/longitude grid, 5 degrees interval
-Map legend in German/French/English
-weight: 280g (map only, without supplement).
All maps are sold with PVC jacket and 70 pages or so supllement booklet, which has some additional info like routes detail and list of huts/bivouacs.
Compared to maps of similar type, freytag & berndt are slightly larger then Kompass maps and smaller then Italian Tabacco
maps. Paper quality in terms of durability is better compared to Kompass, and at about same level with Tabacco.
When purchased in bookshops Freytag&Berndt maps are usually priced around 7 Euros.