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Guides Online

As announced in Magazine No. 100 (Spring 2004), Brendan Rowland has done an enormous amount of work revising the guide to the West Pyrenees and putting it online. At present, the guide is available to all; please send any comments to the Secretary.

A guide to Greece has been produced by Cycloclimbing member Anthony Campbell.

Some of the 'Green Sheet' guides to claims in the UK are also available online:

Printed Guides

The Pass Guides cover mostly surfaced routes and are available to OCD Cycloclimbing Members to help in planning tours. They are assembled from information sent in by other Members.

Main areas covered with quite a lot of detail, except where shown as outlines, are:

A sample page from the printed guide to the French Alps is also here: Around l'Alpe d'Huez

The following are available from Luke Stephenson, Bodawen, Tai Brynhyfryd, Penisarwaen, Gwynedd, LL55 3BS, North Wales. Any cheques should be payable to "OCD Cycloclimbing" and in Pounds Sterling.

Guide
Nos.
Areas Covered Basic Price
UK Pounds
20 Jura, Black Forest and Vosges - outline only 1.50
35 Northern Spain 1.25
38 Corsica 0.75
40 Southern Spain 2.00
44 Canary Islands 0.60
45 Majorca and other Balearics 0.40
46 Massif Central (France) 1.50
90 Himalayas - articles and sources only 1.20

Roughstuff Cycling in the Alps

This book was compiled by Fred Wright from accounts by numerous cyclists as well as his own extensive experiences. It covers nearly 300 routes, ranging from easy unsurfaced roads at little more than 1000m to steep footpaths above 3000m. All Alpine areas from the southern French Alps to the Dolomites and Austrian Tyrol are included. There is a sketch map for each of the sixteen sections, plus colour photographs and an index. Some of the routes included are on our site and there was a review in OCD Cycloclimbing magazine No. 97 (Winter 2002).

It is available to Members and non-members alike from Fred at 68 Alfred Road, Ashford, Kent, TN24 0PH for £10 including UK postage. Payment should be by cheque payable to "OCD Cycloclimbing".


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