SNOW and MIXED CLIMBS, 344 routes, alpinism and ski mountaineering
Volume 1, ECRINS East, CERCES, QUEYRAS
Author: Sébastien Constant – Editions Constant – Texts in ENGLISH, 2010 Edition
Stitched back, paperback cover, round corners, 352 pages, full colors, A5 Format, Printed on chlorine-free paper (PEFC accredited) using vegetable inks. 377 photos/illustrations, 32 maps.
Endless a guidebook for the summer and the winter. From easy snow routes to mixed climbs (all the normal routes), couloirs and gullies, Sébastien Constant provides the most extensive overview of mountaineering routes in the Dauphiné, Ecrins (East), Cerces and Queyras yet published, unearthing forgotten gems and re-describing the area’s great classics.
The eastern part of the Ecrins covers: Les Bans, the Pelvoux, the Ailefroide, the Barre des Ecrins, Roche Faurio, Les Agneaux, the Dômes de Monêtier, the Combeynot, etc. The western area, from the Meije to the Sirac, will be covered in volume two.
The first Volume describes 344 mountaineering and ski mountaineering routes, giving full details of the approach, ascent and descent for each.
– 55 normal routes (summer/winter)
– 48 new routes
– 189 photo-diagrams
– 32 detailed maps
– 188 photos
– 60 previously unpublished topos
– Short essays by skiers and mountaineers