Lake District Winter Climbs

Snow, ice and mixed climbs in the English Lake District

By Brian Davison

Format: Paperback

Essential guidebook to the best winter climbing routes in the Lake District. All the known routes in every part of the Lakes are described. From classic high-mountain gullies and buttresses on crags such as Scafell, Pillar and Great Gable to frozen watercourses and icefalls including Great Gully on the Wasdale screes.

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Cicerone Press

Cicerone publishes over 320 award-winning guidebooks for walking, trekking, climbing and mountaineering, cycle touring and hill and mountain skills. They provide inspiration and excellent information for you to enjoy your next adventure. They have guides to the Himalayas, cover all the National Trails of Britain, published over forty guides to Scotland, and have the most comprehensive range of titles about the Alps available in the English language.

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Lake District Winter Climbs is a joint production by the Fell and Rock Climbing Club and Cicerone Press. It is the definitive guide to winter climbing in the Lake District; every known winter climb from every part of the Lake District is described - nearly 1000 routes in all, illustrated on detailed colour photo-topos. These range from classic high-mountain gullies and buttresses on crags such as Scafell, Pillar, and Great Gable to frozen watercourses and icefalls including Great Gully on the Wasdale Screes, Launchy Gill, Low Water Beck and Cautley Spout. And, of course, popular venues like Great End and the Eastern Coves of the Helvellyn Escarpment are described in detail. Included too are several routes in outlying Cumbria. There are also sections on winter equipment, winter climbing and conservation, climbing walls, accommodation, and a first ascent list that includes masses of interesting historical research.

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Format Paperback
Imprint Cicerone Press
Publication Date 13 Nov 2012
ISBN 9781852847166
Number of Pages 464

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