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Europe's High Points - Rachel Crolla

Europe's High Points

Reaching the summit of every country in Europe

; Carl McKeating

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. Les mer
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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. From afternoon strolls in Malta to three-day mountaineering ascents on classic Alpine routes such as Mont Blanc.
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Forlag: Cicerone Press
Innbinding: Paperback
Språk: Engelsk
Sider: 256
ISBN: 9781852845773
Format: 21 x 15 cm
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VURDERING
Gi vurdering
Les vurderinger
Introduction
A Eurovision for mountains
Why this Guide?
Using this Guide
The Geography of Europe
Plants and Wildlife
When To Go
How to Get There
Health and Safety Issues
Communication
Mountain Safety
Serious Ascents
Equipment
What is Europe?

High Points
1 Andorra - Pic de Coma Pedrosa 2942m
2 Austria - Grossglockner 3798m
3 Belarus - Dzyarzhynskaya 345m
4 Belgium - Signal de Botrange 694m
5 Bosnia and Herzegovina - Maglic 2387m
6 Bulgaria - Musala 2925m
7 Croatia - Dinara 1831m
8 Cyprus - Mount Olympus (Chionistra) 1951m
9 Czech Republic - Snezka 1602m
10 Denmark - Møllehøj 170m
11 England - Scafell Pike 978m
12 Estonia - Suur Munamagi 318m
13 Finland - Halti 1325-28m
14 France and Italy - Mont Blanc/Monte Bianco 4808m
15 Germany - Zugspitze 2962m
16 Greece - Mount Olympus 2917m
17 Hungary - Kékes 1014m
18 Iceland - Hvannadalshnukur 2111m
19 Ireland - Carrauntoohil 1041m
20 Kosovo - Djeravica 2656m
21 Latvia - Gaizinkalns 312m
22 Liechtenstein - Grauspitz 2599m
23 Lithuania - Aukstojas/Juozapine Kalnas 294m
24 Luxembourg - Buurgplatz/Kneiff 559m
25 Macedonia and Albania - Mount Korab 2764m
26 Malta - Ta' Dmejrek/Dingli Cliffs 253m
27 Moldova - Mount Balanesti 430m
28 Monaco - Chemin des Revoires 162m
29 Montenegro - Maja Kolata 2534m
30 The Netherlands - Vaalserberg 321m
31 Northern Ireland - Slieve Donard 852m
32 Norway - Galdhopiggen 2469m
33 Poland - Rysy 2500m/2503m
34 Portugal - La Torre 1993m
35 Romania - Moldoveanu 2544m
36 Russia - Mount Elbrus 5642m
37 San Marino - Monte Titano 739m
38 Scotland - Ben Nevis 1343m
39 Serbia - Midzor 2169m
40 Slovakia - Gerlachovsky stit 2654m
41 Slovenia - Triglav 2864m
42 Spain - Mulhacén 3478m
43 Sweden - Kebnekaise 2111m
44 Switzerland - Dufourspitze 4634m
45 Turkey - Mahya Dagi 1030m
46 Ukraine - Goverla 2061m
47 Vatican City - St Peter's Dome 132m
48 Wales - Snowdon/Yr Wyddfa 1085m

Some Disputed High Points
Azores - Mount Pico 2351m
Canary Islands - Mount Teide 3718m
Faeroe Islands - Slaettaratindur 882m
Italy - Gran Paradiso 4061m; Mont Blanc de Courmayeur 4748m; Nordend (Monte Rosa) 4609m
Turkey - Mount Ararat 5137m

Appendix 1 Countries of Europe Fact Table
Appendix 2 Mountain Routes Graded by Difficulty
Appendix 3 Table of Mountain Heights
Appendix 4 Glossary of Mountaineering Terms
Appendix 5 Further Reading
Appendix 6 Cicerone guides to Europe's high points
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.