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100 Hut Walks in the Alps
Routes for day and multi-day walks by Kev Reynolds
This handy guidebook contains route descriptions for 100 day and multi-day walks that suit alpine walkers of all abilities. The routes are based around the huts in the Maritime Alps, Julian Alps, Gran Paradiso, the Turnitzer Alps, Bernese Oberland, the Kitzbuheler Alps and the Dolomites of South Tirol.There are also suggestions for hut-to-hut tours More...
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Conway, W.M.: The Alps from End to End (Constable, 1895 – many subsequent editions, the latest by Cape, 1933) The famous account of a high-level traverse in 1894, from Monte Viso to the Grossglockner.Dumler, Helmut & Burkhardt, Willi: The High Mountains of the Alps (Diadem Books, 1994) This large-format book describes the 4000m Alpine peaks, illustrated with magnificent photographs.
Gilbert, Josiah & Churchill, George: The Dolomite Mountains (Longmans, 1864) A classic of Alpine travel, arising from journeys in the Eastern Alps in 1861, ‘62 and ‘63.
Irving, R.L.G.: The Alps (Batsford, 1939) A book for travellers, it describes most of the Alpine range, with asides on walks and low-key climbs.
Kugy, Julius: Alpine Pilgrimage (Murray, 1934) One of the most fascinating and readable of all Alpine books. Kugy was the authority on the Julian Alps.
Lieberman, Marcia R.: The Outdoor Traveler’s Guide: The Alps (Stewart, Tabori & Chang, New York, 1991) Much of the Alpine range is covered in this book, with descriptions of selected regions, and magnificent colour photos by Tim Thompson.
Merrick, Hugh: Rambles in the Alps (Country Life, 1951) A selection of walks, mostly in the Bernese Alps. A large-format book with black and white illustrations.
Moore, A.A.: The Alps in 1864 (Most recent edition, Blackwell, 1939) Moore was with Whymper and Horace Walker on their Alpine campaign of 1864, and this volume provides good descriptions of their climbs and journeys.
Reynolds, Kev: Walking in the Alps (Cicerone Press, 1998) This book covers virtually the whole Alpine range and gives ideas for day walks, multi-day routes, hut information etc.
Reynolds, Kev: Classic Walks in the Alps (Oxford Illustrated Press, 1991) Thirty walks, mostly multi-day, are described and illustrated.
Reynolds, Kev: The Mountains of Europe (Oxford Illustrated Press, 1990) The major Alpine regions are described by a variety of authors.
Reynolds, Kev: Alpine Points of View (Cicerone Press, 2004) A collection of photographs and essays that illustrate the essential Alps.
Smith, Janet Adam: Mountain Holidays (Dent, 1946/The Ernest Press, 1997) This is a charming account of pre-war holidays in Scotland and the Alps which remains as fresh as when it was first published.
Tuckett, F.F.: A Pioneer in the High Alps (Arnold, 1920) From this published collection of Tuckett’s diaries, the modern wanderer can learn much about assorted Alpine groups. Tuckett’s energy and experience were amazing.
Walker, J. Hubert: Walking in the Alps (Oliver & Boyd, 1951) An inspirational volume which describes high-level routes and ascents in eight selected areas.
Whymper, Edward: Scrambles Amongst the Alps (Murray, 1871 – numerous more recent editions, including Webb & Bower, 1986 with colour photos by John Cleare) Perhaps the best- known of all mountaineering books, of interest to walkers and climbers and all who love the Alps.
Will, Alfred: Wandering Among the High Alps (Bentley, 1856, but most recent edition by Blackwell, 1937) Another classic account of Victorian wandering and mountaineering, by an early President of the Alpine Club.