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A Guide to the Pyrenees: Especially Intended for the Use of Mountaineers
No preview available - 2018
Aragnouet arete Argelez Arreau ascent Bagneres Bareges barometer baths Bigorre Boucharo Breche bridge brings cabane Cascade Cauterets centimetres chain cirque Crabioules cross the stream descend distance Eaux Bonnes Eaux Chaudes elevation excursion feet fern foot forest France French frond Garonne Gavarnie Gedre glacier Glere gorge granite Heas height horses hospice Hotel hour 30 minutes indusium kilometres Lac Bleu Lac d'Oo Lac Vert lake leads leaving left bank Luchon Maladetta metres Metres Metres Metres miles millimetres Monne Mont Perdu moun mount mountain Nethou Panticosa passing path peak Pic des Posets Pic du Midi Pierrefitte Pimene plateau Pont Port d'Oo Port de Venasque Portillon Posets pyrenaica Pyrenean Pyrenees reach ridge right bank road rocks route scenery schist Section seen snow Spanish side steep striking summit tains thence Torla town track valley Venasque Vicdessos Viella Vignemale village waters zigzags
Page 181 - How we Spent the Summer; or, a Voyage en Zigzag in Switzerland and Tyrol with some Members of the ALPINE CLUB.
Page 182 - BEATEN TRACKS ; or, Pen and Pencil Sketches in Italy. By the Authoress of
Page 181 - Beaten Tracks ; or, Pen and Pencil Sketches in Italy. By the Authoress of
Page 182 - Guide to the Oberland and all Switzerland, excepting the Neighbourhood of Monte Rosa and the Great St. Bernard ; with Lombardy and the adjoining portion of Tyrol.
Page 181 - The Alpine Guide. By JOHN BALL, MRIA late President of the Alpine Club. Post 8vo. with Maps and other Illustrations. Guide to the Eastern Alps, price 10s.
Page 76 - So tranquil in the heavens above, So restless in the wave below. Thus heavenly hope is all serene, But earthly hope, how bright soe'er, Still fluctuates o'er this changing scene, As false and fleeting as 'tis fair.
Page 181 - The ALPINE GUIDE. By JOHN BALL, MRIA late President of the Alpine Club. Post 8vo. with Maps and other Illustrations. Guide to the Eastern Alps, nearly ready.
Page 182 - Schaffbausen on the North to Milan on the South, and from the Ortler Group on the East to Geneva on the West. Constructed under the immediate superintendence of the ALPINE CLUB, and edited by RC NICHOLS, FSAFRGS In Four Sheets.