The only one UPDATED Ecrins GUIDEBOOK – grades and descriptions
Classic Routes in the Écrins is a modern guidebook to summer mountaineering in the Écrins, Oisans, Valgaudemar and Valjouffrey. Focusing on climbs of moderate difficulty but encompassing all styles of routes, it will be an indispensable aid to planning your alpine adventures.
As well as classic routes and famous peaks, it presents numerous less-prestigious but equally beautiful summits and passes, together with variants, ideas for traverses and a selection of multi-day alpine circuits.
The up-to-date route descriptions take into account recent changes caused by reduced snow cover and glacial retreat. For every route, detailed information about the approach, the climb and the descent is followed by advice on the best strategy to adopt for the climb.
• 80 routes (from F to D)
• 20 variants
• 10 alpine tours
• Descriptions that take into account glacial retreat