Walks and Climbs in the Picos de Europa

Walks and Climbs in the Picos de Europa

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Though relatively modest in terms of altitude and extent, the Picos are, in fact, unique among Europe's mountains in a number of ways: geologically, for being the largest single mass of mountain limestone in the continent; geographically, for being the only true maritime range Europe possesses; and sociologically, for retaining even to this day a large part of the culture that has for centuries been the basis of life in the towns and villages dotted around the area. The first section of the book deals with background information such as geology, flora, fauna and history; and the second half describes the routes, which have been divided into two main groups (valley based routes and mountain routes), and provides sections on multi-day tours and winter mountaineering.3: TECHNICAL NOTES TIMES AND GRADES An overall time has been given in the guide for both walks and climbs, these times being based on personal experience and conversation with a broad spectrum of local mountaineers. ... the overall times makes some allowance for such interruptions, and so are not necessarily equivalent to the sum of the parts. ... In an attempt to remedy the situation, the authors of the Spanish definitive guides opted to use the French system, which hadanbsp;...

Title:Walks and Climbs in the Picos de Europa
Author: Robin Walker
Publisher:Cicerone Press Limited - 1989-01-01

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