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By Simon Flower

The Alps rank excessive one of the world's most effective locations for canyoning. This publication brings jointly the entire so much celebrated descents within the Alpine areas of northern Italy and Ticino in Switzerland, together with vintage limestone canyons and great granite-gneiss water sculptures. Divided into 5 parts, the descents defined within the consultant current an enormous number of terrain, rock and sorts of canyoning. direction trouble is divided into seven grades, from more straightforward canyons fitted to rookies, via to the most powerful aquatic and technical demanding situations, which call for skilled rope talents, actual health and a relaxed head for prime water. The advisor offers accomplished heritage details on apparatus, risks and methods, in addition to info of Alpine geology and the heritage of canyon exploration. The booklet additionally gains extra close by routes in Austria, Slovenia and within the Valais Alps, in addition to the mountain climbing, through ferrata and strolling recommendations within the surrounding hills and mountains.

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