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Cicerone Guides: The Ala Dag - Climbs and Treks in Turkey's Crimson Mountains

Walking / Outdoor Guide

Series: Cicerone Guides

By: OB Tüzel

282 pages, Col and b/w photos, illus

Cicerone Press

Paperback | Dec 1993 | #75819 | ISBN: 1852841125
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NHBS Price: £14.99 $19/€18 approx

About this book

The best mountaineering area in Turkey destined to become one of the in-places.


Contents

Contents Foreword Acknowledgements I Using the guide Meaning of geographic names, features and mountaineering terms a. General mountain features and terms b. Names with meanings exclusive to the Ala Dag c. Mountaineering terms and features on climbs d. Climbing hardware e. The Turkish alphabet 2. Names 3. Maps 4. Heights 5. Guides and books on the Ala Dag 6. Directions 7. Climbing times (Duration of climbs) 8. Accuracy of route descriptions 9. Difficulties encountered in the translation of route descriptions 10. Starting point for climbs 11. Illustrations (Line diagrams) 12. Protection 13. Difficulty grades II History of alpinism in the Ala Dag III General Information 1. Geographical location and area covered 2. Geology 3. Ala Dag as National Park 4. Flora and Wildlife a. Flora b. Wildlife 5. Climate and climbing season 6. Trails 7. Water 8. Food 9. Glaciers 10. Guides 11.Rescue/Hospitals 12. Equipment a. Clothing b. Camping/Shelter c. Climbing gear 13. Transportation of equipment 14. Accommodation/Camping a. Mountain huts b. Mountain shelters c. Alps d. High camps e.Caves IV Access 1. Travel to Turkey a. Sea b. Air c. Road d. Rail 2. Travel inside Turkey a.Inter-city bus b. Car hire c. Rail V Access to the Ala Dag 1. From the north and north-east 2. From the west 3.From the south VI Division of the range into sectors VII Route descriptions 1. The northern sector a. General description b. Inter-sectoral crossings i. From Kayacik valley to Yedi Gol sector ii. From Narpuz valley to Yedi Gol sector iii-iv. From Cimbar valley to Yedi Gol sector c. Rock climbing in the Cimbar Canyon d. Route descriptions 2. The Yedi Gol sector a. General description b. Inter-sectoral crossings i. From Yedi Gol corrie to southern sector ii. From Yedi Gol corrie to northern sector iii. From Yedi Gol corrie to Torasan sector c. Route descriptions 3. The southern sector a. General description b. Inter-sectoral crossings i. From Siyirma valley to Torasan sector ii. From Siyirma valley to Yedi Gol sector c. Route descriptions 4. The Torasan sector a. General description b. Inter-sectoral crossings i. From Kokorot valley to Yedi Gol sector ii. From Karagol valley to Yedi Gol sector iii. From Kokorot valley to Southern sector c. Route descriptions VIII Winter mountaineering IX Multi-day inter-sectoral treks X Bibliography Appendix A: List of routes by sector Appendix B: British first ascents in the Ala Dag Appendix C: Chronology of British Expeditions to the Ala Dag

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