Canyoning in the Alps - Simon Flower

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Canyoning in the Alps - Simon Flower

 Author: Simon Flower

This brand new topo book will give you information on a total of 90 of the most beautiful slopes in the Alpine Regions of Northern Italy and Ticino in Switzerland. A time not written in French, Spanish or Italian, but the British way in English!

Alpine high rank among the world's main destinations for canyoning. This book brings together all the most celebrated descents in the Alpine regions of Northern Italy and Ticino in Switzerland, including classic limestone canyons and beautiful granite-gneiss water sculptures together. Divided into five areas, the runs described in the guide presenting a huge variety of terrain, rock and styles of canyoning. Route difficulty is divided into seven degrees, from easier canyons suitable for beginners, to the strongest aquatic and technical challenges experienced rope skills, physical fitness and to demand a calm head for high water. The guide provides extensive background information on equipment, hazards and techniques, as well as details of Alpine geology and history of the canyon exploration. The book also includes additional nearby trails in Austria, Slovenia and in the Valais Alps, as well as climbing, via ferrata and hiking in the surrounding hills and mountains.

448 pages
Cicerone Press
November 2012


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