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The Pyrenees: The High Pyrenees from the Cirque De Lescun to the Carlit Massif

By: Kev Reynolds

448 pages, colour maps & photographs

Cicerone Press

Paperback | Apr 2004 | #175817 | ISBN: 1852844205
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About this book

An extensive introduction gives all the practical advice and information needed for planning a trip. It offers a background to the mountains and their exploration, and provides a snapshot of the range with sections that help the reader focus on specific areas of activity, and suggests where best to exercise that activity. It also lists all the Pyrenean 3000m summits and their location.


CHAPTER 1: The Western Valleys; 1:1 Vall´┐¢e d'Aspe; 1:2 The Cirque de Lescun; 1:3 Upper Vall´┐¢e d'Aspe; 1:4 Valle del Aragon (Valle de Canfranc); 1:5 Valle de Echo; 1:6 Valle de Anso; 1:7 Vall´┐¢e d'Ossau; 1:8 Vall´┐¢e du Valentin; 1:9 The Upper Vall´┐¢e d'Ossau; 1:10 Valle de Tena; Access, Bases, Maps and Guides; CHAPTER 2: Cirques and Canyons; 2:1 Vall´┐¢e du Gave de Pau; 2:2 Vall´┐¢e d'Estaing; 2:3 Vall´┐¢e d'Arrens; 2:4 Vall´┐¢e de Cauterets; 2:5 Vall´┐¢e du Marcadau; 2:6 Vall´┐¢e de Gaube; 2:7 Vall´┐¢e de Lutour; 2:8 Vall´┐¢e de Bastan; 2:9 In and around the N´┐¢ouvielle reserve; 2:10 Vall´┐¢e de H´┐¢as; 2:11 Cirque de Gavarnie; 2:12 Valle del Ara; 2:13 Valle de Ordesa; 2:14 Valle de Anisclo; 2:15 Valle de Tella; 2:16 Valle de Pineta; 2:17 Valle de Barrosa; Access, Bases, Maps and Guides; CHAPTER 3: The Central Pyrenees; 3:1 Vall´┐¢e d'Aure; 3:2 Vall´┐¢e du Louron; 3:3 Vall´┐¢e d'Oo; 3:4 Vall´┐¢e de la Pique; 3:5 Valle de Gistain; 3:6 Valle del ´┐¢sera; 3:7 Valle de Eriste; 3:8 Valle de Estos; 3:9 Vallhiverna; 3:10 Upper ´┐¢sera; Access, Bases, Maps and Guides; CHAPTER 4: Enchanted Mountains; 4:1 Pays de Couserans; 4:2 Vall´┐¢e du Biros; 4:3 Vall´┐¢e de Bethmale; 4:4 Upper Vall´┐¢e du Salat; 4:5 Vall´┐¢e d'Ustou; 4:6 Vall´┐¢e du Garbet; 4:7 Vall d'Aran; 4:8 Vall Noguera Ribagorcana; 4:9 Vall de Boi; 4:10 Vall Fosca; 4:11 Vall d'Espot; 4:12 Vall d'´┐¢neu; 4:13 Vall de Cardos; 4:14 Vall Ferrera; Access, Bases, Maps and Guides; CHAPTER 5: Andorra and the Eastern High Pyrenees; 5:1 Vall´┐¢e du Vicdessos; 5:2 Haute Vall´┐¢e de l'Ari´┐¢ge; 5:3 Andorra; 5:4 Vall´┐¢e d'Orlu; 5:5 The Carlit Massif; 5:6 The Cerdagne; 5:7 Vall de Nuria; Access, Bases, Maps and Guides

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Kev Reynolds is a freelance writer, photojournalist and lecturer. He has published many books on the Alps, a series of trekkers' guides to Nepal and, nearer to home, several guides on walking in southern England. A member of the Alpine Club, Austrian Alpine Club and the Outdoor Writers' Guild, he is also first Honorary Member of the British Association of European Mountain Leaders.

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