Vanoise Ski Touring (Cicerone Winter and Ski Mountaineering) by Paul Henderson

By Paul Henderson

This guidebook presents an advent to ski traveling in France's Savoie département and covers the Vanoise nationwide Park and surrounding quarter. Routes throughout all of the significant components of the sector together with excursions of all degrees of hassle and of all types, from one-day journeys to multi-day, hut-to-hut trips. snowboarding exploded in Savoie within the Nineteen Sixties and Seventies, while each mountain village desired to take advantage of the 'white gold' that fell each iciness. regardless of the big improvement of ski hotels, together with the various greatest and top on the earth, many parts remained untouched and have become the reserve of ski tourers. it's in those untouched components that you'll locate the true 'white gold' of Savoie. The consultant is aimed toward skiers who locate the tremendous, unspoilt surroundings and peace and quiet of the mountains as exhilarating because the thrill of an ideal descent. The excursions which were selected replicate the range of panorama and snowboarding that makes ski traveling in Savoie so precise. The advisor is split into 12 chapters, which describe sixty three days of snowboarding, with over a hundred extra possible choices and diversifications. the various excursions commence from hotels and will be mixed with a resort-based ski holiday.

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