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Hiking In Switzerland

Author : Guido Gisler
ISBN : 3038004057
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This is the official guidebook to the Swiss section of the Via Alpina (National Route 1), published by the Swiss Hiking Federation. The Via Alpina is a network of five long-distance hiking routes which cross eight Alpine countries from Trieste to Monaco - over 5,000 kilometres of hiking trails in total. On Swiss soil, National Route 1 Via Alpina leads from Vaduz over numerous Alpine passes to the Truttlisberg Pass near Lenk and from there on the international route to the Great St Bernard Pass or in four stages to Montreux on the national feeder of the Via Alpina. 19 stages and a total of 370 kilometres. The guidebook contains all practical information, clear map extracts and height profiles as well as a host of hints on places of interest and other attractions en route. Richly illustrated with colour photos and overview maps

The Swiss Alpine Pass Route Via Alpina Route 1

Author : Kev Reynolds
ISBN : 9781783625048
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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This guidebook presents the stunning Alpine Pass Route, now fully waymarked as Via Alpina 1. The 360km trail traverses Switzerland from east to west, from Sargans near the Liechtenstein border to Montreux on Lac Léman (Lake Geneva). Crossing sixteen Alpine passes, it showcases some of the country's most breathtaking mountain landscapes, boasting views of iconic peaks such as the Wetterhorn, Eiger, Jungfrau and Les Diablerets. The route is suitable for those with some experience of Alpine trekking: it amasses over 20,000m of ascent and involves some steep sections. It can be completed in 2-3 weeks, although it is also possible to walk shorter sections; alternatively postbus, cable-car and rail connections could be used to allow for a tighter schedule. With a wealth of practical advice and information on local points of interest, the guide has all you need to plan a successful trip. The Via Alpina 1 is presented in 18 stages, each featuring step-by-step route description accompanied by 1:100,000 mapping, route profiles and notes on transport, accommodation and facilities. In addition, a 26km prologue in Liechtenstein and an alternative finish following the old course of the Alpine Pass Route via Gsteig are also described. Accommodation options range from mountain huts to hotels and inns, with camping available at a number of licensed sites along the route. Much of the scenery of the Alpine Pass Route is quintessentially Swiss: rocky peaks towering above flower-strewn meadows, traditional wooden chalets nestled in sweeping green valleys. Each pass has its own character - from the spectacular Hohtürli to bustling Kleine Scheidegg - opening onto new vistas and horizons. This is a journey to savour and one which will linger long in the heart and memory.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Ecotourism Nature Conservation And Development

Author : Aziza Chaouni
ISBN : 9783038214908
Genre : Architecture
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In the field of desert conservation, this book presents a new approach that preserves ecosystems, fosters local economic development and capitalizes on both natural and cultural landscapes for ecotourism. Situated in the special protected area of Shobak, a Jordanian desert region rich in historical background and biodiversity, the innovative strategic plan unites the goals of nature preservation and regional development in a groundbreaking way, by developing tools for promoting the untapped potentials of wild arid areas. It integrates the professions of landscape architecture and architecture with various other disciplines including natural resources management and ecology in order to provide complex, tailored solutions that are resilient to shifting socio-political contexts and harsh arid environments.
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Hiking Trails In Switzerland

Author : Source Wikipedia
ISBN : 1230546561
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 54. Chapters: Alpine Pass Route, Balfrin Hohenweg, E1 European long distance path, E2 European long distance path, E4 European long distance path, E5 European long distance path, GR 5, Haute Route, Jura ridgeway, Monte Rosa tour, Rheintaler Hohenweg, Swiss Path, Tour du Mont Blanc, Trans-Swiss Trail, ViaJacobi, Via Alpina, Via Francigena.

Women Who Hike

Author : Heather Balogh Rochfort
ISBN : 9781493037148
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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A celebration of athleticism, wisdom, and skill—Women Who Hike profiles over twenty of America’s most inspiring women adventurers ranging from legends to the rising stars of today. The book is both inspirational and aspirational as each adventurer tells her story in her own words through featuring their favorite hike, highlighting personal challenges, accomplishments, and philosophy, as well as providing readers with practical how-to suggestions on maximizing not only their own potential in hiking but in life. The profiles are complemented by stunning color photographs. Each profile includes a map of the hike being profiled, hike specs, miles and directions, GPS coordinates to the trailhead, and a sidebar of something noteworthy about the hike, the location, or the adventurer. Featured adventurers: 1. Ingrid Backstrom 2. Teresa Baker 3. Gina Bégin 4. Katie Boué 5. Jainee Dial & Lindsey Elliott 6. Caroline Gleich 7. Sarah Herron 8. Shanti Hodges 9. Kristen Hostetter 10. Jen Hudak 11. Rue Mapp 12. Hilary Oliver 13. Haley Robison 14. Elyse Rylander 15. Shawnté Salabert 16. Ambreen Tariq 17. Kalen Thorien 18. Mirna Valerio 19. Jolia Varela 20. Pamela Zoolalian
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Walks In The Engadine Switzerland

Author : Kev Reynolds
ISBN : 9781783627172
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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A guidebook to 100 day walks in the Engadine, Val Bregaglia, neighbouring valleys and the Engadine National Park. Varying from gentle rambles to adventurous high-level routes for the experienced mountain walker. The routes range from 2 to 10 miles long, visiting forests and meadows, high mountain landscapes, lakes and passes.
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Hiking And Trekking In The Japan Alps And Mount Fuji

Author : Tom Fay
ISBN : 9781783627141
Genre : Travel
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Guidebook to the magnificent Japan Alps, which stretch across the middle of the main island of Honshu, and iconic Mount Fuji. The guide describes nine day-walks and thirteen treks of 2-8 days covering the North, Central and South Alps, as well as the four main routes up Mount Fuji - Japan's highest mountain at 3776m - and a further route on neighbouring Mount Kurodake. The routes visit many of the region's key summits, including several over 3000m. They are graded according to difficulty, although several entail steep ascents and difficult terrain and a few include scrambling and exposure, calling for a sure foot and a good head for heights. Comprehensive step-by-step route descriptions are accompanied by clear mapping. The Japan Alps and Mount Fuji boast a well-developed walking infrastructure, and the routes make use of the many mountain huts and campgrounds, full details of which are given in the guide. Some also include the opportunity to visit a traditional hot-spring bath for a refreshing soak after your hike. You will find all the information you will need to plan a successful walking or trekking holiday, with a wealth of advice on travel, bases, accommodation and facilities. There are additional notes on plants and wildlife, the history of hiking in Japan and safety in the mountains, as well as full mountain-hut listings and a helpful glossary. Inspirational colour photography completes the package, offering a taste of the breathtaking mountain vistas to whet your appetite.
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India Today Spice

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ISBN : UVA:X030364757
Genre : Lifestyles
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Monthly lifestyle magazine.
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Ups Downs

Author : Don Fried
ISBN : 1439214832
Genre : Travel
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"Ups & Downs" is the humorous true story of Don Fried and his son David, two totally unqualified American backpackers, as they hike through Switzerland, Italy and France. Longtime European residents, they have perceptive (but frequently grumpy) observations about the local people and cultures. Along the way, father and son gain more and more insights about life, themselves, and each other. "Ups & Downs" features two unique voices, as Don and David take turns presenting their accounts, interrupting each other with increasingly fractious comments as the trek progresses.
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Fodor S Switzerland

Author : Eugene Fodor
ISBN : CORNELL:31924115508396
Genre : Liechtenstein
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Some editions include Liechtenstein.
Category: Liechtenstein