Bergverlag Rother GmbH Iceland Walking Guide

The finest coastal and mountain walks - 50 walks (ROTH.E4802); Authors: Gabriele and Christian Handl (Translation: Gill Round)
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Rother walking guides are pocket-sized, in full colour and include 50 walks, varying from day-long hikes, mountain and valley walks, some easy some more demanding. Each walk has accompanying mapping and colour photos capture the'feel'' of each of the countries.

In our times, characterised by the destruction of nature, Iceland, the island of fire and ice, has an almost magical allure for all nature-lovers. Active volcanoes and vast lava deserts stand in direct opposition to utterly boundless glacial landscapes - Iceland is a country which is still in the process of originating anew, a process which repeats itself over and over. Massive waterfalls and geysers leave a striking impression, as do the unique plant and animal world. This unique ancient countryside guarantees unforgettable experiences in nature, but it also presents special challenges especially to the hiker. There is no network of cabins and trails as we are used to in the Alps, and the weather also can be very unpredictable.
Gabriele and Christian Handl, the two authors of the new hiking guide to Iceland, take these circumstances into account: They lead the reader along selected, safe and reliably-described trails to those natural splendours of Iceland which are only accessible to hikers. Included are descriptions of short, impressive walks, as well as recommendations for trips lasting several days and tips for ski activities. The selection of hiking destinations is primarily concentrated on the national parks, which, on the one hand, comprise the most impressive natural landscapes, and on the other

Product Details
PublisherBergverlag Rother GmbH
SeriesRother Walking Guides
Product TypePaperback
ScaleScales 1:50 000 / 1:75 000 / 1:100 000
Pages144pp
Dimensions165x115mm
LanguageEnglish
Date2011

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