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Alpine Ski Mountaineering Vol 2 - Central and Eastern Alps
Alpine Ski Mountaineering Vol 2 - Central and Eastern Alps

Alpine Ski Mountaineering Vol 2 - Central and Eastern Alps

SPORTS & RECREATION

256 Pages, 4.6 x 6.8

Formats: Trade Paper

Trade Paper, $27.95 (US $27.95) (CA $37.95)

Publication Date: March 2003

ISBN 9781852843748

Rights: US & CA

Cicerone Press Limited (Mar 2003)

Price: $27.95
 
 

Overview

Some of the finest ski tours of the central and eastern Alps are described in this guidebook. It includes hut-to-hut tours that explore the Bernese, Urner, Albula and Bernina Alps of Switzerland, as well as classic tours through the Silvretta, Otztal, Stubai and Ortler regions of Austria and Italy. The European Alps offer some of the best and most accessible ski mountaineering in the world. A combination of magnificent and varied terrain, an enviable snow record, excellent public transport, unrivalled hut system and long ski season make them a focus for mountaineers and skiers throughout the world. Volume 1 of this two-volume series on Alpine ski mountaineering covers the Western Alps.

Author Biography

Bill O'Connor is an internationally qualified(IFMGA) mountain and ski guide based in the Lake District. He spends up to eight months of the year abroad, at least three of which are spent off-piste skiing and touring in the Alps. A former Head of Outdoor Education at both Marlborough College and Loughborough University he has spent the last twenty-five years guiding.

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