The only one UPDATED Ecrins GUIDEBOOK – grades/descriptions UPDATED on the ground in 2009 Endless a guidebook for the summer and the winter. From easy snow routes to mixed climbs (all the normal routes), couloirs and gullies, Sébastien Constant provides the most extensive overview of mountaineering routes in the Dauphiné, Ecrins (East), Cerces and Queyras yet published, unearthing forgotten gems and re-describing the area’s great classics. The eastern part of the Ecrins covers: Les Bans, the Pelvoux, the Ailefroide, the Barre des Ecrins, Roche Faurio, Les Agneaux, the Dômes de Monêtier, the Combeynot, etc. The western area, from the Meije to the Sirac, will be covered in volume two. The first Volume describes 344 mountaineering and ski mountaineering routes, giving full details of the approach, ascent and descent for each. – 48 new routes – 189 photo-diagrams – 32 detailed maps – 188 photos – 60 previously unpublished topos – Short essays by skiers and mountaineers.