From the Highlands to the Alps, Atlas & Himalaya - in

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Holidays: Walking in the Lake District, Pyrenees, and Dolomites; Rock Climbing in the Lake District, Wales, Peak District, Pembroke, and Cornwall; Sun Rock in Andalucia (El Chorro), Mallorca, Sardinia, Costa Blanca, Corsica, and Kalymnos (Greece); Trekking and Mountaineering in Nepal and Sikkim; Ice Climb in Colorado; and Rock Climbing and Scrambling in Jordon Jonny, Graham and Paul heading into Wasdale from Great Gable.

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Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform; 2 edition (May 6, 2015)

ISBN: 151205335X

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