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Walking Austria's Alps Hut to Hut 2nd EditionThe ultimate vacation foradventurous European travelersTours range between four and 11 days and no camping euipment is reuired Tours are easily accessible to towns villages and roads This is the Austria travelers dream about Dramatic alpine peaks secluded valleys tiny mountain villages authentic and hearty cuisine and plenty of opportunities to meet the local people But this Austria is not to be found on the highways or in the cities; this Austria is found on foot traveling the vast network of accessible trails and exploring the riches of this country's excellent hut system Walking Austria's Alps offers eleven treks ranging from four to eleven days in length which include nightly stops at a mountain hut where walkers can eat well and sleep in comfort No technical climbing skills or euipment are necessary just strong legs and sturdy shoes The daily itineraries allow plenty of time for interesting detours climbs on nearby peaks or simply sitting to admire the scenery Well laid out and clear Basically gives straight holiday plan for multi day hikes in austria Saves me ages af headscratching with maps Combine this with some scrambles for an excellent week away

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The ultimate vacation foradventurous European travelersTours range between four and 11 days and no camping euipment is reuired Tours are easily accessible to towns villages and roads This is the Austria travelers dream about Dramatic alpine peaks secluded valleys tiny mountain villages authentic and hearty cuisine and plenty of opportunities to meet the local people But this Austria is not to be found on the highways or in the cities; this Austria is found on foot traveling the vast network of accessible trails and exploring the riches of this country's excellent hut system Walking Austria's Alps offers eleven treks ranging from four to eleven days in length which include nightly stops at a mountain hut where walkers can eat well and sleep in comfort No technical climbing skills or euipment are necessary just strong legs and sturdy shoes The daily itineraries allow plenty of time for interesting detours climbs on nearby peaks or simply sitting to admire the scenery This is a very useful guide for those wanting to trek from hut to hut in Austria The descriptions are concise and complete The book is not too heavy to carry in your rucksack I am not giving 5 stars because in my view a book like this should offer options giving at least a couple of possible interesting climbs from each hut to nearby peaks In most cases huts in the Alps are indeed positioned to allow the climb of some peak in the area Information on this in the book would make it useful and interesting For those just interested in walking from hut to hut I think is perfect

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PDF º BOOK Walking Austria's Alps FREE ì DANPASHLEY õ ❰Epub❯ ❥ Walking Austria's Alps: Hut to Hut 2nd Edition Author Jonathan Hurdle – Danpashley.co.uk The ultimate vacation foradventurous European travelersTours range between four and 11 days and no camping euipment is reuired Tours are easiThe ultimate vacation foradventurous European travelersTours range between four and 11 days and no camping euipment is reuired Tours are easily accessible to towns villages and roads This is the Austria travelers dream about Dramatic alpine peaks secluded valleys tiny mountain villages authentic and hearty cuisine and plenty of opportunities to meet the local people But this Austria is not to be found on the highways or in the cities; this Austria is found on foot traveling the vast network of accessible trails and exploring the riches of this country's excellent hut system Walking Austria's Alps offers eleven treks ranging from four to eleven days in length which include nightly stops at a mountain hut where walkers can eat well and sleep in comfort No technical climbing skills or euipment are necessary just strong legs and sturdy shoes The daily itineraries allow plenty of time for interesting detours climbs on nearby peaks or simply sitting to admire the scenery Walking Austria's Alps Hut to HutJonathan HurdleISBN 0 89886 640 5This book deals with a mountain world that exists above the picturesue towns the beautiful lakes and the majestic valleys of Austria For the most part it must be reached by foot To those who are in reasonably good shape and can rough it a little though this book provides the insight to partake of that Alpine world in all its gloryHaving visited Austria on several occasions and ridden by cable car near the tops of mountains such as the Kitzbuehler Horn and Grossglockner I have glimpsed from up there the pale blue white mountain peaks that lead off almost endlessly to the distant horizon But to have the opportunity to walk for days in those mountains spending the nights in mountain lodges built just for hikers that would be a fine experienceThese mountain huts are probably unfamiliar even to those who are fairly familiar with Austria These huts Mr Hurdle explains are not shacks but they are professionally run clean and comfortable mountain lodges where hikers sleep on long mattresses in communal areas for as many as twenty persons at a time without regard to sex or age Sometimes food is available as well as wine and beer Hut guests have also been known to sing Altogether there are about 900 such places in the mountains of Germany and AustriaThe book describes eleven different tours of from four to eleven days The hikes are mostly in the southern part of Austria where it borders with Italy The hikes include tours in the Oeztaler Alpen where the famous ice age man that Austrians call Oetzi was found as well as a hike on Grossglocker the highest mountain in Austria There is a map for each tour and a description including the appropriate hut in which to sleep for each stageThis is an interesting book but perhaps it loses a little by focusing almost entirely on the details of the hikes The general reader might hope for a slightly broader context that included a little detail about the towns or areas near the starting or ending points of some of the tours It is somewhat difficult even for one familiar with Austria to get ones bearings in terms of the familiar towns and highways of the country One other shortcoming in this book is that the pictures are all in black and white Color would have enormously increased the degree to which the beauty of the mountains is conveyedOn the whole the book sparked my interest and I hope before long to walk in the beauty of some of those high remote places