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Scale 1:25,000. Kompass - 26 titles. Legend in English. Choose from menu.

Kompass Map 0018: Wolfgangsee - Fuschlsee - Mondsee

Scale 1:35,000. Kompass - 22 titles. Legend in English. Choose from menu.

Scale 1:50,000 Kompass and Freytag & Berndt - 140 titles. Covering the whole of Austria, ideal for walkingand touring. Legend in English. Choose from menu.

Sonnblick-Grossglockner StrasseUnterpinzgau: WK193

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Vienna, Marco Polo City Map - The optimum city maps for exploring, shopping and much more. The laminated, pocket format is easy to use, complete with public transport maps. The detailed scale shows even the smallest streets and it includes an extensive street index. The map also features the Top 10 highlights the city has to offer. Map Scale - 1: 15 000. Published April 12

Salzberg, Marco Polo Map. Published March 13

Innsbruck Marco Polo Map. Published March 13

Austria, Marco Polo Map - Marco Polo maps feature completely up-to-date, digitally generated mapping. The high quality cartography with distance indicators and scale converters aid route planning. The extensive coverage of the maps enables travellers to cross country boundaries with the same map. Contains city maps of: Vienna, Graz, Innsbruck and Salzburg. A fold-out overview map is ideal for route planning and 7 self-adhesive Marco Polo mark-it stickers can be used to pin-point a destination or route for future reference. Scenic routes and places of interest are highlighted - ideal for touring holidays. Comprehensive index. The map scale is 1: 300 000. Published May 11

Austria Long Distance Footpaths Map. Published May 04

Hiking Maps of the Austrian Alps: Innsbruck, Stubai, Sellrain, Brenner  Published Jan 82

Hiking Maps of the Austrian Alps: Klopeinersee, Rosental, Klagenfurt. Published Jan 82

Austria (Michelin National Maps). Published Sept 12

Tyrol 1:150 000: Road & Leisure Time Map. Published Aug 14

Salzburg 1:150 000: Road & Leisure Time Map  Published July 03

Carinthia 1:50 000: Road & Leisure Time Map. Published July 14

Burgenland (Austria) Published May 04

Country Maps: Austria (Hammond International). Published March 02. Limited availability.

The Adlerweg: The Eagle's Way Across the Austrian Tyrol, Mike Wells - Running from from St Johann to St Anton in the Austrian Tyrol, stopping at Innsbruck mid-way, the Adlerweg (or Eagle's Way) is a well-waymarked 300km path that is relatively new and becoming ever more popular. This is the first English-language guide to the route. It follows established mountain and valley tracks to traverse the length of the Austrian state of Tyrol from east to west. This guide gives detailed route description of the route's 23 principal stages, as well as its 6 easier low-level alternatives and 8 more difficult high-level alpine variants through the Lechtal Alps. Variants make it as easy or challenging as readers desire. Strong walkers could complete the route in two weeks. Published Jan 12. K

ISBN: 9781852846411 - The Adlerweg


Walking Easy: in the Swiss and Austrian Alps, Chet Lipton - Stretch your legs and your sense of adventure! Become an Easy Walker and enjoy the wonderful walking trails found in the Swiss and Austrian Alps. Using this guide and its maps, you can explore beautiful footpaths through mountain meadows and hamlets. Choose routes starting from one of the nineteen base villages selected by the author for their magnificent mountain locales, charm, availability of public transportation, and accommodations. Rated at one of three levels of ease ("gentle", "comfortable", and "more challenging"), each walk takes from two to six hours, excluding "take in the view" breaks or picnics along the way. Published Feb 07

ISBN: 9780595413300 - Walking Easy

Around the Zugspitze - Bavaria, Ammergauer Alps and Werdenfelser, Rother Walking Guide - The hiking region around the Zugspitze is undoubtedly considered to be one of the most diversified regions of the Alps. All of of the region’s diverse beauty of nature (and the famous mountain peaks such as Germany's highest mountain, the Zugspitze or the Ettaler Manndl) are made accessible in this guide through the presentation of light and family oriented hiking routes. A total of 50 hiking tours covering the easterly region of the Ammergauer Alps, the Wetterstein, the Mieminger Mountain Range and the westerly portion of Karwendel and the Ester Mountains are introduced to the reader - in other words those mountains around Oberammergau, Garmisch-Partenkirchen and Mittenwald. Published June 97

Around the Zugspitze - Bavaria, Ammergauer Alps and Werdenfelser

Vienna - Vienna Woods, Rother Walking Guide - 50 walks. Published Aug 13

Dolomites and Eastern South Tyrol (Landscapes) - Gentle green valleys and towering limestone pinnacles: the Dolomites are a holiday paradise for lovers of the countryside. This comprehensive guide covers all aspects of the area - history, legends, customs, food, art and architecture, transport and other practicalities. The book is an ideal companion for motorists, walkers and cyclists and contains 24 main walks. Published March 10. K

ISBN: 9781856913782 - Dolomites and Eastern South Tyrol

Through the Eastern Alps: The E5 from Lake Constance to Verona, Gillian Price - 'This is the first detailed guide in English to a relatively unknown European long-distance route. Beginning at Lake Constance in Germany, the trail passes through low-level Switzerland and rural Bavaria before traversing Austria's Otztaler Alps and heading south to Italy's mountainous Trentino region, finishing at Verona.Despite a total height gain of 21,000m, it is a route suitable for walkers at every level. And the scenery is beautiful.'...review. Published March 07. K

Walking in the Salzkammergut: Holiday Rambles in Austria's Lake District, Fleur and Colin Speakman - The Salzkammergut, Austria's Lake District, contains some of the most spectacular scenery and some of the most delightful walking country in the whole of Austria. It is composed of three Austrian Lander or federal states: Upper Austria the greater part, Land Salzburg and Styria in western Austria and having southern Germany (Bavaria) as its western boundary. Astonishingly, it remains little known to most English-speaking ramblers but it offers opportunity for every kind of walking from the toughest mountaineering to lakeside strolls. Published Jan 89. Limited availability.

Trekking in the Zillertal Alps, The Zillertal Rucksack Route, Alan Hartley - This handy guidebook describes two great treks in the Zillertal Alps in the Austrian Tyrol, both taking less than 10 days to complete, visiting superb huts and following well-maintained and marked trails. This is a perfect area for experienced trekkers and the Zillertal Rucksack Route - or Berliner Hoehen Weg - avoids all difficult passes and glacier crossings to make an ideal first-time hut-to-hut walking route. This route traverses the range as a continuous tour described clearly in recommended stages, illustrated with profiles and sketch maps as well as annotated photographs for extra clarification, with lots of day excursions from the huts to neighbouring peaks on both the Italian and Austrian sides of the border. The more challenging South Tyrol Tour crosses the Zillertal Alps along the Austro-Italian border and links back to the Rucksack Route to make another two-week circular tour, again with lots of excursions. Published March 13.

Walking in Austria: 100 Mountain Walks in Austria, Kev Reynolds - With its 40,000 km of well-maintained, waymarked trails, more than a thousand mountain huts, countless attractive villages, hospitable hotels, inns and restaurants, an integrated public transport system, and breathtaking scenery, Austria is one of Europe's most walker-friendly countries. "Walking in Austria" is your guide to more than 100 of the best walks in ten districts that illustrate the rich diversity of the Eastern Alps - all the information you need to make the most of an active mountain holiday. Published March 09. K

ISBN: 9781852845384 - Walking in Austria

Trekking in the Alps, Kev Reynolds etc - An inspirational walking guide to 20 summer treks in the European Alps in Italy, Austria, Switzerland, France and Slovenia, by 8 Alpine trekking experts, including the classics such as the Tour of Mont Blanc and lesser-known routes like the Traverse of the Slovenian Alps. All the rich scenic diversity for which the Alps are renowned is celebrated here. The talented writers and photographers brought together to produce this book have, between them, explored every corner of Europe's premier mountain range, written dozens of guides and, in some cases, led trekking holidays there in order to share their enthusiasm for the Alps with other walkers. The treks included are: (best-known) Tour of Mont Blanc, Tour of the Matterhorn, Tour of Monte Rosa, Walker's Haute Route, Tour of the Jungfrau Region, Tour of the Vanoise and Dolomites AV 1 & 2; (longer trans-Alpine routes) GR5 (Lake Geneva to Nice), Eastern Alps E5, Italian Alps GTA and the Traverse of the Slovenian Alps; and (for the Alpine adventurer) Alpine Pass Route, Tour of the Oisans, Tour of the Queyras, Tour of Mont Ruan, Stubai High Route, Zillertal High Route, Gran Paradiso AV2. Published March 11. K

ISBN: 9781852846008 - Trekking in the Alps

Trekking in Austria's Hohe Tauern: Venediger, Glockner and Reichen Groups, Alan Hartley - Situated in the heart of Austria and the Eastern Alps the Hohe Tauern National Park is the largest in Europe and a World Conservation Area, taking in the Tirol, Salzburg and Karnten. The area boasts dramatic valleys headed by scores of peaks and trekkers are well supported by some of the best huts in the Alps. The Park is centred on the Gross Glockner, at 3798m Austria's highest mountain. "Trekking in Austria's Hohe Tauern" concentrates on three areas - the little known Reichen Group with its folklore of dwarves and giants, the Venediger Group with its glaciers and finally the Gross Glockner Group taking centre stage. Various hut-to-hut tours are described here, including the new Glockner Round that links seven huts together without having to cross glaciers. This title describes 5 long-distance treks, including a 10-day traverse across the whole area. Alternatives, excursions and ascents of nearby peaks are also suggested in it. Published Feb 10

Trekking in the Stubai Alps: Walking the Stubai Rucksack Route and the Stubai Glacial Tour, Alan Hartley - This guidebook describes the Stubai Rucksack Route and the Stubai Glacier Tour, two hut-to-hut trekking routes in the Stubai Alps in the Austrian Tyrol. Of all the many Alpine areas, few can match the Stubai as a venue for a first Alpine season. Shapely peaks, good paths and some of the best huts in the Alps make it ideal for the novice who wants to extend their experience beyond Britain. The Stubai Rucksack Route is an ideal route for the novice mountain walker, and links eight huts without crossing glaciers or difficult passes. The Stubai Glacier Route is a hut-to-hut tour through the best of the Stubai that crosses glaciers and has ample opportunities for ascents of easy peaks. Both routes can be accomplished in eight to ten days. Both tours are given their own brief introduction with profiles of the route and other vital information to enhance your experience of each area. The routes are illustrated with colour photographs and sketch maps, and the introduction provides vital transport, language, accommodation and equipment information. Published May 11. K

Vienna: A Doctor's Guide: 15 Walking Tours Through Vienna's Medical History, Wolfgang Regal and Michael Nanut. Published June 2007.

Walking Austria's Alps: Hut to Hut, Jonathan Hurdle - Showing the dramatic alpine peaks, glaciers, secluded valleys, tiny wooden villages, authentic and hearty food, this book provides details of 11 multi-day treks in the Austrian mountains, with nightly stops at cosy alpine huts. Published May 99. Limited availability.

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