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The High Andes: The Andes, a Guide For Climbers.

Author: John Biggar
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Vearsa, 2015.
Series: The Andes, A Guide For Climbers.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Biggar, John
The High Andes: The Andes, a Guide For Climbers
: Primento Digital Publishing,c2015
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Biggar
ISBN: 9780993438776 0993438776
OCLC Number: 932017099
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Cover; Title page; Read This First; Disclamer; Map; Introduction; Scope of this guidebook; Using this guidebook; Times; Names; Heights; Grades; Grade variation; Photo-Diagrams and Sketches; GPS co-ordinates; Maps; Where to go and when to climb; General advice for travel to the Andes; Visas; Flying to South America; Budget and Money; Spanish; Accommodation; Security; Acclimatisation and Altitude; Health; Planning a mountaineering expedition; Peak fees and permits; Border Peaks; Maps; Other guidebooks & Online Sources; Obtaining Local Information; Public Transport; Hired Transport Car and 4x4 RentalMountain Rescue; Pack Animals; Porters; Mountain Guides; Camping Food; Fuel; Renting and buying equipment in South America; Climbing conditions and Hazards; Sun; Electrical Storms; Glaciers; Snow and Ice; Avalanches; Penitentes; Rock Quality; Minefields; Lack of Water; Equipment; Camping equipment; Mountaineering equipment; Clothing; Navigation equipment; Some tips for high altitude expeditions; Expectations; Rest and Recovery; Pitching Tents; Stoves; Ski sticks --
trekking Poles; Vehicles; Environmental impact & responsible tourism; Ski mountaineering; Colombia; Ecuador Cordillera BlancaBolivia; Cordillera occidental; Puna de Atacama; The High Andes; Maule and the Lakes district; Patagonia; Updates; The Author; The High Andes; Introduction; Getting there; Season and weather conditions; Climbing conditions; Other guidebooks; Climbing routes; San Juan; Rodeo; Cerro El Toro; Cerro Colangüil; Cerro las Tortolas; Cerro de Olivares; Cordon de la Majadita; Cerro Mercedario; Cerro la Ramada; Cerro de la Mesa; Cerro de los Polacos; Mendoza; Cerro Aconcagua; Cerro Ameghino; Cerro Cuerno; Cerro de los Horcones; Cerro Mirador; Cerro Plata; Pico Vallecitos; Cerro Rincon SantiagoCerro Juncal; Nevado El Plomo; Cerro del Plomo; Cerro de las Polleras; Cerro Tupungato; Cerro Negro; Cerro Alto; Nevado de los Piuquenes; Cerro Marmolejo; Volcan San Jose; Loma Larga; Mesón Alto; Volcan Maipo; Cerro Sosneado; Volcan Tinguiririca; The 6000m peaks of the Andes; The second highest peak; Some notes; Sources for heights used in this guidebook; The next ten; The ten most prominent peaks; Subsidiary 6000m peaks; A Brief mountaineering history of the Andes; The Inca mountaineers; Abbreviations; Geographical terms and mountain features; Mountaineers vocabulary Selected bibliographyJournal references; Online information; Acknowledgements; Photo Credits; Copyright
Series Title: The Andes, A Guide For Climbers.

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