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Winter climbs

Alan Kimber

Winter climbs

Ben Nevis and Glencoe.

by Alan Kimber

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Published by Cicerone Press in Milnthorpe .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsGrindley, Ed.
The Physical Object
Pagination160p.,[8] p. of plates :
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21948342M
ISBN 101852840722
OCLC/WorldCa24733201

  Guidebook to the best graded winter climbing routes around Ben Nevis and Glen Coe, with nearly buttresses, ridges and gullies described, all illustrated with photo topos. This guide covers all that is best on Ben Nevis, as well as Carn Dearg, Aonachs Mor and Beag, and Bidean nam Bian and its related summits, Buchaille Etive Mor, Beinn Udlaidh and outlying peaks in Glen Coe as .   ‘Winter Climbs in The Cairngorms’ is a father and son team effort. Allen has over 40 years experience and in he received an MBE for services to mountaineering. He is well respected for guidebook writing, instructional books, articles to magazines and journals and media participation in addition to his pioneering of new routes. /5(7).

  Scottish Winter Climbs by the SMC is probably what you're after. It's the select winter climbing guidebook for Scotland and offers stuff at all grades. There might be a book out there exclusively for lower grade routes, but if there is I don't know about it.   Buy Winter Climbs in the Cairngorms: Including the Cairngorms, Lochnagar and Creag Meagaidh (Cicerone Guide) by Fyffe, Allen (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Free UK delivery on eligible orders.4/5(1).

Download Winter Climbs Ben Nevis And Glen Coe ebook PDF or Read Online books in PDF, EPUB, This sixth edition of Cicerone's guide to winter climbs in Ben Nevis and Glencoe builds on its predecessors as the best guide to some of Scotland's leading winter climbing. With routes, including the best of the new routes, it gives scope for. A guidebook to winter climbs in Scotland's Cairngorms, Lochnagar and Creag Meaghaidh. Over routes including Coire an t-Sneachda, Coire an Lochain, .


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