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Guidebooks for Switzerland

Switzerland is situated in the heart of the Alps and as such is a very mountainous country with many peaks over 4,000m. There are extensive mountaineers opportunities involving these peaks, with the most famous being the Eiger, Jungfrau and Monch near Interlaken and the Matterhorn near Zermat in the south. As well as mountaineering there are many pure rock climbing areas within Switzerland across a variety of rock including granite, limestone and gneiss.

All of these rock climbing guidebooks for Switzerland are in stock (unless otherwise stated) and are dispatched within 2 working days (usually 24 hours) from the UK. 

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  1. Swiss Bloc 1 (N) – Bouldering in Switzerland Guidebook

    Swiss Bloc 1 (N) – Bouldering in Switzerland Guidebook

    Price:
    £27.99
    This Swiss Bloc guidebook describes some of the major bouldering areas in Switzerland, including Magic Wood, around Kandersteg (near Interlaken), Gotthardpass, Sustenpass and Grimselpass (all near Andermatt). In total 12 separate bouldering areas are documented, detailing nearly 2,200 bouldering problems across a wide range of grades. All the problems are illustrated on full colour photo-topos with Fontainebleau grades used throughout. Published in September 2013 this guidebook is written in French, German and English text throughout. More Information
  2. Multi-Pitch Rock Climbing in Europe Guidebook

    Multi-Pitch Rock Climbing in Europe Guidebook

    Price:
    £32.95

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    This is a guidebook describing 19 of the best multi-pitch rock climbing areas in Europe. The 19 locations described are all in great setting, and are iconic places to go climbing in Ireland, France, Spain, Switzerland, Germany, Italy, Norway, Austria, Croatia, Bulgaria, and Greece. For each location there is an overall description of the style and aspect of the climbing, which coupled with personal experiences of the author and topos of iconic routes provide a great read. Published in November 2016, this book will provide great inspiration to go multi-pitch climbing in Europe, and is in English text throughout. More Information
  3. Dreams of Switzerland Rock Climbing Guidebook

    Dreams of Switzerland Rock Climbing Guidebook

    Price:
    £26.95
    This guidebook describes a selection of the best multi-pitch climbing routes in the heart of the Alps in Switzerland, near Furka, Grimsel, Susten and Nufenen. In total 42 routes are described across a number of pages graded between F4c to F6b+. Published in June 2016 all the routes are shown on detailed topographical sketches along with many stunning photographs, route descriptions and descent information. More Information
  4. Magic Wood Bouldering Guidebook

    Magic Wood Bouldering Guidebook

    Price:
    £24.95
    This is a comprehensive guidebook to the wonderful granite bouldering of Magic Wood in southern Switzerland. The guidebook is split into 9 different areas and describes 953 problems across a wide range of grades. All the boulder problems are shown on colour photo topos, along with a brief description, and was published in July 2016. More Information
  5. The 4000m Peaks of the Alps Rock Climbing Guidebook

    The 4000m Peaks of the Alps Rock Climbing Guidebook

    Price:
    £26.95
    This guidebook describes all 82 of the official 4,000m peaks and mountains in the Alps, via their normal and classic routes. This guidebook describes all 82 of the official 4,000m peaks and mountains in the Alps, via their normal and classic routes. All the routes are described in great detail and include a colour photo topo with detailed descriptions and descent information. Printed in June 2015, this guidebook is in English text throughout. More Information
  6. Schweiz ExtremSud guidebook for Southern Switzerland

    Schweiz ExtremSud guidebook for Southern Switzerland

    Price:
    £38.95
    The Schweiz ExtremSud guidebook describes a selection of rock climbing and sport climbing routes at grades from F6a and above in the Southern Swiss Alps. The guidebook covers the Ticino area around Bellinzona, plus areas in Italy such as Lake Como and Val Masino. In total 62 separate crags are detailed ranging from single pitch sport routes to long alpine style multi-pitch routes. Published in October 2014, all the routes are shown on clear topo diagrams. Where appropriate additional information is given regarding any extra trad gear that is required for each route. More Information
  7. Schweiz Plaisir West Guidebook for the Western Swiss Alps

    Schweiz Plaisir West Guidebook for the Western Swiss Alps

    Price:
    £38.95
    The Schweiz Plaisir West guidebook describes the rock climbing and sport climbing in the Western Swiss Alps and a small amount of the French Alps around Lake Annecy. The guidebook covers the area from Lake Annecy and Cluses (both in France) and then going into Switzerland around towns and cities of Martigny, Sion, Bern, Interlaken, and Grimsel. In total 62 separate crags are covering routes at grades up to F6c. The style of routes range from single pitch sport routes to long alpine style multi-pitch routes many 100’s of metres long. Published in 2012, all the routes are shown on clear topos and descriptions for the longer routes. More Information
  8. Schweiz Plaisir Alpin guidebook for the Southern Swiss Alps

    Schweiz Plaisir Alpin guidebook for the Southern Swiss Alps

    Price:
    £32.95
    This is a selective guidebook covering 60 different alpine tours in southern Switzerland. All the tours reach a height of over 3,000m, with many of them exceeding 4,000m. Each tour is described using clear colour maps, symbols and text typically over 3 or 4 pages. This is the 2nd edition of this guidebook, published in 2008, with German, French and English text throughout. More Information
  9. Alpen en Bloc 1 – Bouldering in the Alps Guidebook

    Alpen en Bloc 1 – Bouldering in the Alps Guidebook

    Price:
    £29.95

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    This guidebook covers the best bouldering areas in the central Alps and includes; 4 areas in Switzerland, including Magic Wood; 2 areas in Germany; 3 areas in Austria to the west of Innsbruck, and 4 areas in Italy, including Val di Mello. All the problems are shown on colour photo-topos along with boulder maps for each sector. This is the 2nd edition of this guidebook, published in November 2013, and is in English and German text throughout. More Information
  10. The 4000m Peaks of the Alps Climbing Guidebook

    The 4000m Peaks of the Alps Climbing Guidebook - 2012 Edition

    Price:
    £25.00
    This guidebook describes routes up to Difficile grade on all the 4,000m peaks and mountains in the Alps, which are spread over 6 regions in France, Switzerland and Italy. In total there are 50 major mountains over 4,000m which are covered by over 230 different routes. Revised and re-printed in July 2012 the routes are shown on colour photo topos with detailed descriptions and descent information. More Information
  11. Plaisir Selection Rock Climbing Guidebook

    Plaisir Selection Rock Climbing Guidebook

    Price:
    £38.95
    This is a selective guidebook describing the very best multi-pitch rock routes in the grade range of F4b to F6c, and is an excellent guidebook for first time alpinists. The routes covered are mainly in Switzerland, with some in France and Italy. The emphasis of this guidebook is on fun (plaisir is fun in French) rock routes in fantastic alpine settings that generally don’t require a glacial approach. Published in 2012, all the routes are shown on clear topos, with the text in German, French and English throughout. More Information
  12. Schweiz Plaisir Jura guidebook for the Jura Mountains

    Schweiz Plaisir Jura Guidebook for the Jura Mountains

    Price:
    £35.95
    The Schweiz Plaisir Jura guidebook describes the rock climbing and sport climbing at grades up to F6c in the Jura Mountains. The guidebook covers the area from Lake Geneva along the northwest of Switzerland to Basel. In total 61 separate crags are described, which provide a good mixture of single pitch sport routes and multi-pitch routes, mainly on limestone rock. Many of multi-pitch routes are well bolted, but where Trad gear is required for these the guidebook indicates the number cams and nuts required for each route. The crag topo's are very clear, with all the routes given French grades (each pitch if appropriate). Published in 2008 this guidebook is written in German, French and English text throughout. More Information
  13. Schweiz Plaisir Ost guidebook for the Eastern Swiss Alps

    Schweiz Plaisir Ost Guidebook for the Eastern Swiss Alps

    Price:
    £38.95
    The Schweiz Plaisir Ost guidebook describes the rock climbing and sport climbing in the Eastern Swiss Alps at grades up to F6c. The guidebook covers the area from Luzern in central Switzerland, across to Pfaffikon and onto Chur in eastern Switzerland. In total 75 separate crags are detailed including those around Grimsel, Andermatt, Altdorf, Sustenpass, and Engleberg. The routes range from single pitch sport routes to long alpine style multi-pitch routes many 100’s of metres long. Published in May 2015 this guidebook is written in German, French and English text throughout. More Information
  14. Schweiz Plaisir Sud guidebook for the Southern Swiss Alps

    Schweiz Plaisir Sud Guidebook for the Southern Swiss & Italian Alps

    Price:
    £37.50
    The Schweiz Plaisir Sud guidebook describes the rock climbing and sport climbing at grades up to F6c in the Southern Swiss Alps. The guidebook covers the area around Bellinzona, plus areas in Italy such as Lake Como, Aosta and Torino. In total 81 separate crags are detailed ranging from single pitch sport routes to long alpine style multi-pitch routes. The crag topo's are very clear, with all the routes given French grades (each pitch if appropriate) along with any extra gear required for the multi-pitch routes such as nuts and cams. Published in 2011 this guidebook is written in German, French and Italian text throughout. More Information
  15. Interlaken Climbing Sport Guidebook

    Interlaken Climbing Sports Guidebook

    Price:
    £24.95
    This guidebook describes the sport climbing found around Interlaken in the Bernese Oberland area of the Swiss Alps. The guidebook concentrates on the lower lying crags meaning this is an excellent guidebook when the weather is poor in the high mountains. The routes are mainly single pitch but with some multi-pitch routes up to 200m long, and even some Deep Water Soloing (DWS) at Lakes of Thun and Brienz. Published in 2013 this guidebook is written in German and English text throughout. More Information
  16. Schweiz ExtremWest guidebook for Western Switzerland

    Schweiz ExtremWest Guidebook for Western Switzerland

    Price:
    £32.99
    The Schweiz ExtremWest guidebook describes a selection of rock climbing and sport climbing routes at grades from F6b and above, in Western Swiss Alps. The guidebook covers the areas around Interlaken, Meiringen, Grindelwald and Kandersteg. In total 59 separate crags are described ranging from single pitch sport routes to multi-pitch routes up to 700m long with many routes between 200m and 500m long. The crag topo's are very clear, with all the routes given French grades (each pitch if appropriate) along with any extra gear required for the multi-pitch routes such as nuts and cams. Published in March 2010 this guidebook is written in German and English text throughout. More Information
  17. Schweiz ExtremOst guidebook for Eastern Switzerland

    Schweiz ExtremOst guidebook for Eastern Switzerland

    Price:
    £37.50
    The Schweiz ExtremOst rock climbing guidebook describes a selection of rock climbing and sport climbing routes at grades from F6a and above, in Eastern and Central Swiss Alps. The guidebook covers the areas around the towns of Luzern, Meiringen, Goschenen, Schwyz, Sargans and Chur. In total 67 separate crags are described ranging from single pitch sport routes to multi-pitch routes up to 1,000m long with many routes between 200m and 500m long. The crag topo's are very clear, with all the routes given French grades (each pitch if appropriate) along with any extra gear required for the multi-pitch routes such as nuts and cams. Published in May 2013 this guidebook is written in German and English text throughout. More Information

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