This is a guidebook describing 19 of the best multi-pitch rock climbing areas in Europe that focuses on routes between 3 and 22 pitches long. The 19 locations described are all in great setting, and are iconic places to go climbing including 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. In addition to the inspiring photographs there is practical information about how to get there, where to stay, when to go, rock quality and routes, and the type of gear required.
The 19 locations described are; Elbsandstein, Germany; Dolomites, Italy; Gorges du Verdon, France; Ratikon, Switzerland; Fair Head, Northern Ireland; Calanques, France; Montserrat, Spain; Lofoten, Norway; Riglos, Spain; Wilder Kaiser, Austria; Presles, France; Paklenica, Croatia; Mello, Italy; Vratsa, Bulgaria; Bavella, Corsica; Picos de Europa, Spain; Sardinia, Italy; Wendenstocke, Switzerland; and Meteora, Greece.
Published in November 2016, this book will provide great inspiration to go multi-pitch climbing in Europe, and is in English text throughout. The author Martin Fickweller is a renown climbing photographer and writer, and the 188 photographs that are in this book are truly fantastic.
Number of pages is 290.
Size is 180mm x 245mm.