The Andes - a guide for Climbers

£26.95
A highly praised and comprehensive mountaineering guide to the peaks of the Andes. All 100 peaks over 6000m are described plus 210 lower peaks. Covers many famous peaks such as Alpamayo, Huascarán and Aconcagua

Stock Code: COR CA823

Approximate Packed Weight: 0.5kg

The Andes - a guide for Climbers

The Andes - a guide for Climbers
£26.95
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A highly praised and comprehensive mountaineering guide to the peaks of the Andes. All 100 major peaks over 6000m are described plus 300 lower peaks. Covers many famous peaks such as Alpamayo, Huascarán and Aconcagua, the latter via the Normal and Polish Glacier Routes.

Covers: 
Venezuela: Merida, Sierra de la Culata, Sierra Nevada. 
Colombia: Bogota, Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, Sierra Nevada del Cocuy, Los Nevados and Nevado Huila. 
Ecuador: Quito, The Volcanoes. 
Northern Peru: Northern Cordillera Blanca (including Alpamayo), Central Cordillera Blanca (including Huascaran), Southern Cordillera Blanca and Huantsan, Cordillera Huayhuash, Cordillera Raura, Lima, Central Peruvian Cordilleras, Cordilleras Huaytapallana and Huagaruncho, Minor Ranges, Cordilleras Chonta, Huanzo and Sara Sara.
Southern Peru: Cuzco, Cordilleras Vilcabamba and Urubamba, Cordillera Vilcanota, Minor Ranges, Cordilleras La Raya, Carabaya and Aricoma, Peruvian Cordillera Apolobamba. 
Bolivia: La Paz, Bolivian Cordillera Apolobamba, Cordillera Real, Cordillera Quimsa Cruz, Cordillera Lipez.
Cordillera Occidental (Peru, Bolivia, Chile): Arequipa Area (Peru), Sajama Area (Chile and Bolivia), Calama Area (Chile). 
Puna De Atacama (Chile, Argentina): Calama area (Chile), Salta area (Argentina), Ojos del Salado Area (Chile, Argentina), Pissis and Bonete Area (Argentina).
The High Andes (Chile, Argentina): Agua Negra Area (Chile and Argentina), Mercedario Area (Argentina, Mendoza and Aconcagua Area (Argentina), Santiago and Tupungato Area (Chile), Maipo, Sosneado and Tinguiririca. 
Maule and the Lake District (Chile, Argentina): Maule, Domuyo and Chillan, La Araucania, The Andean Lake District.
Patagonia (Chile, Argentina): Chaiten and Aisen, The North Patagonian Icecap and San Lorenzo, Southern Patagonia - Fitzroy and Cerro Torre, Paine Massif, Tierra del Fuego. 

In addition there are loads of useful notes on South America in general and getting around important cities and towns.

Full colour throughout with loads of photos, photo-topos and maps - over 240 route diagrams, and 80 sketch maps.

Written by John Biggar, a man who knows the area very well indeed.

Card cover, 21cm x 15cm, 352 pages.

Fourth edition 2015.

ISBN: 978-0-9536087-4-4.

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