Europe's High Points: Getting to the top in 50 countries (Google eBook)

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Cicerone Press Limited, Sep 9, 2010 - Sports & Recreation - 256 pages
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A guide to reaching the summit of every country in Europe - driving, walking and climbing routes to the tops of 50 countries in Europe. Detailed route descriptions, sketch maps - advice on transport, seasons, grading and gear. 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 walker and climber. And 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. 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.
  

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
1 ANDORRA
2 AUSTRIA
3 BELARUS
4 BELGIUM
5 BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA
6 BULGARIA
7 CROATIA
29 MONTENEGRO
30 THE NETHERLANDS
31 NORTHERN IRELAND
32 NORWAY
33 POLAND
34 PORTUGAL
35 ROMANIA
36 RUSSIA

8 CYPRUS
9 CZECH REPUBLIC
10 DENMARK
11 ENGLAND
12 ESTONIA
13 FINLAND
14 FRANCE AND ITALY
15 GERMANY
16 GREECE
17 HUNGARY
18 ICELAND
19 IRELAND
20 KOSOVO
21 LATVIA
22 LIECHTENSTEIN
23 LITHUANIA
24 LUXEMBOURG
25 MACEDONIA AND ALBANIA
26 MALTA
27 MOLDOVA
28 MONACO
37 SAN MARINO
38 SCOTLAND
39 SERBIA
40 SLOVAKIA
41 SLOVENIA
42 SPAIN
43 SWEDEN
44 SWITZERLAND
45 TURKEY
46 UKRAINE
47 VATICAN CITY
48 WALES
SOME DISPUTED HIGH POINTS
COUNTRIES OF EUROPE FACT TABLE
MOUNTAINS ROUTES GRADED BY DIFFICULTY
TABLE OF MOUNTAIN HEIGHTS
GLOSSARY OF MOUNTAINEERING TERMS
FURTHER READING
CICERONE GUIDES TO EUROPES HIGH POINTS
BACK COVER
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About the author (2010)

Rachel Crolla has travelled extensively in Asia and Central and North America. With a background in local newspaper journalism, the opportunity to make a book about her mountaineering experiences was a dream come true. Having lived in Yorkshire most of her life, she began walking in the British countryside, and enjoys climbing, cycling and skiing. Carl McKeating has also travelled extensively in Europe, Asia and America, and has a passion for interesting projects, the most recent being researching and climbing Europe's high points.

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