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Walk AustriaMountain Walking in Austria Walk Austria. Austria is the ideal country for the mountain walker. There are many hundreds of mountain huts linked by waymarked paths. Numerous summits over 2000m and even 3000m, can be reached by walkers, many by simply walking, others by easy scrambling or on easy snow. Suitably equipped parties of three can include some glaciers as described in this book. This is a revised edition of Cecil Davies' classic book. It is an introduction to 25 mountain groups with detailed descriptions of 98 walks varying from half a day to a good week. Using this guide as a starting point you could soon work out additional walks in each group. The huts of the Alpine Clubs are mostly wardened and meals are usually provided, thus it is not necessary to carry a heavy pack. The German and Austrian Alpine Clubs have over 500 mountain huts in Austria, linked by an incomparable system of hundreds of miles of footpaths. There are as many more mountain huts run by other clubs or privately. The vast majority of the walks can be undertaken by anyone competent to walk on British hills.

Walk the Stubai AlpsTrekking in the Stubai Alps: Hut to Hut Walks (Cicerone Mountain Walking S.) Walk Austria. Of all the many Alpine areas, few can match the Stubai in the Austrian Tyrol as a venue for a first Alpine season. Shapely peaks, good paths and some of the best huts in the Alps make it ideal for the novice, who wants to extend his experience beyond Britain. This second edition of the guide describes two celebrated routes, the Stubai Rucksack Route and the Stubai Glacier Tour, both of which are accomplished in eight to ten days. The inclusion of colour photographs and sketch maps enhance the useful information of the tours. Consolidating these aspects is the vital transport, language, accommodation and equipment information provided in the introduction. Both tours are given their own brief introduction with profiles of the route and other vital information to enhance your experience of each area. The Stubai Rucksack Route is an ideal route for the mountain walker linking eight huts without crossing glaciers or difficult passes. The Stubai Glacier Route is known as the Hehen Weg. This tour takes in the best of the Stubai Alps. This hut-to-hut tour crosses glaciers and has ample opportunities for ascents of easy peaks.

Walk the Zillertal AlpsTrekking in the Zillertal Alps (Cicerone Mountain Walking S.) Walk Austria. Located in the Austrian Tyrol of the eastern Alps spanning the Austrian Italian border, the Zillertal embraces stunning green valleys headed by scores of shapely peaks of rock and snow. The beauty of the Zillertal cannot be overstated with its superb scenery and excellent huts. This guide describes the classic Zillertal Rucksack Route, which traverses the very best of the range. It links together eight huts along good tracks without having to cross glaciers, providing a continuous tour of around ten to twelve days. En-route the tour provides ample opportunity to climb some of the neighbouring peaks adjacent to the huts. Will appeal to groups of mixed ability and as a venue for that first alpine season without having to contend with the demands of the higher mountains of the western Alps. Whatever your aspirations the Zillertal will not disappoint you.

Walking in the SalzkammergutWalking in the Salzkammergut: Holiday Rambles in Austria's Lake District Walk Austria. Holiday Rambles in Austria's Lake District: The Salzkammergut, Austria's Lake District, contains some of the most spectacular scenery and some of the most delightful walking country in the whole of Austria. It is composed of three Austrian Lander or federal states: Upper Austria the greater part, Land Salzburg and Styria in western Austria and having southern Germany (Bavaria) as its western boundary. Astonishingly, it remains little known to most English-speaking ramblers but it offers opportunity for every kind of walking from the toughest mountaineering to lakeside strolls. The purpose of this book is to provide an introduction to what we believe is one of Europe's loveliest areas, one which, unlike many areas of the Alps, is admirably suited to novice walkers. It is a collection of walks which are in essence 'Holiday Rambles' - relatively easy, and for the most part straightforward routes which can be completed in less than a day, and in some cases a morning or afternoon, to allow for sightseeing in an area which is so culturally rich. Part One is 'Before Your Trip' and gives a brief background to the area and its history as well as some practical information to help you plan your trip and get the most out of your visit. Part Two is devoted to walking the 'Salzkammergut Way' - the author's purely unofficial name for a suggested 80km long distance route through the centre of the Salzkammergut which can be walked in easy day or half day stages between stations and halts (or boat landing stages). Part Three takes a selection of seven other 'lakeland' walks in different parts of the Salzkammergut. Several of these can be combined with boat trips on the lakes themselves, providing a very civilised way of enjoying the scenery.

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