Snow and Mixed Climbs - Volume 1: Ecrins East, Cerces, Queyras


book_types: topo

author: Sebastien Constant

editor: Editions Constant

publication_date: 2009 [fr], 2010 [en]

nb_pages: 352

isbn: 9782918970002

langs: fr, en


quality: medium

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snow and mixed climbs
snow and mixed climbs

English edition of Sébastien Constant's guidebook to snow, ice and mixed climbs in the Écrins, Cerces and Queyras (around Briançon). 2010 Edition - ISBN: 978-2918970019 – 35€ ; Stitched back, card cover, round corners, 352 pages, full colors, A5 Format, Printed on chlorine-free paper (PEFC accredited) using vegetable inks.

From easy snow routes to mixed climbs, couloirs and gullies, Sébastien Constant provides the most extensive overview of mountaineering routes in the Écrins (East), Cerces and Queyras yet published, unearthing forgotten gems and re-describing the area’s great classics.
The eastern part of the Écrins covers: Les Bans, the Pelvoux, the Ailefroide, the Barre des Écrins, Roche Faurio, Les Agneaux, the Dômes de Monêtier, the Têtes Sainte-Marguerite, the Combeynot, and Chamoissière, etc. The western area, from the Meije to the Sirac, will be covered in volume two.
These two first Volumes (English & French Version) describe 344 mountaineering and ski mountaineering routes, giving full details of the approach, ascent and descent for each.

  • 55 normal routes
  • 48 new routes
  • 189 photo-diagrams
  • 32 detailed maps
  • 188 photos
  • 60 previously unpublished topos
  • Short essays by skiers and mountaineers

The aim of the guide is to unveil the possibilities offered by this vast corner of the Alps. It is an eagerly awaited work that will find its rightful place on the bookshelves of every keen mountaineer and ski mountaineer.

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