The High Mountains of Crete
A Walking and Trekking Guide 2nd Revised edition
By (author) Loraine Wilson
High Mountains of Crete by Loraine Wilson
Book DescriptionGuidebook to walking the high mountains of Crete with its dramatic gorges and numerous peaks rising to over 2100m, high mountain plains, forested crags, massive cliffs and remote beaches. A combination of the climate and its ancient historical sites make the Greek island of Crete a great destination for any holidaymaker. In addition to a wide selection of walks and trekking routes in the White Mountains, this book covers Mount Ida in central Crete and the Lassithi Mountains to the east. The guide includes: Western Crete (53 walks in the White Mountains and on the south coast together with 10 multi-day trekking routes; Central Crete (17 walks and treks on Mount Ida and in the Psiloritis range); Eastern Crete (12 walks and treks in the Lassithi Mountains) and coverage of the E4 Trail across each of these ranges. There is also lots of general information provided on walking in Crete and getting to the trailhead.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781852845254
(172mm x 116mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Cicerone Press
Publisher: Cicerone Press
Publish Date: 18-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Guidebook of walking routes in Crete's mountains, covering the Lefka Ori (White Mountains), Mount Ida (the Psiloritis range), the Lassithi mountains and E4 trail. Each of the 87 walks is graded, in a range between 2 and 28km with various longer options, covering a multitude of terrains from rugged mountain ridges to forested crags and beaches.
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Author Biography - Loraine Wilson
In 1979, after returning from a spell in the early Dubai building boom, Loraine Wilson swapped life as an Architectural Assistant for trek leading, mainly in the mountains of Greece. A lifelong hillwalker and backpacker, she has been walking the Cretan mountains since 1982.
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