John Biggar, MIC

Guidebooks - Information Page

  Under the name "ANDES" I write unique guidebooks to the Andes. The 5th edition English paperback is available directly from me. The E-book of the 5th edition as well as the 2nd Spanish edition E-book are available online. In co-operation with my Belgian partners Nevicata, Polish partners Sklep Podroznika and Czech partners Nakladatestelvi Junior there are also French, Polish and Czech editions available. These books are described in more detail below. The "Buy Now"  buttons take you to a payment page on the ANDES website, where you can buy the latest English edition of the book directly from me.

The Andes - A Guide for Climbers and Skiers

PAPERBACK

5th English Edition, 2020.

Further information on the ANDES website.

The button below takes you to the secure Paypal payment page via the ANDES website

The Andes - A Guide for Climbers and Skiers

E-BOOK

E-book of 5th English Edition, 2021.
   Further information on the ANDES website. Purchase online from Amazon, Apple, etc. as either entire book or individual chapters.
Search by my surname Biggar and Andes or by using the ISBN:-
 978-0-9536087-7-5

Los Andes - Una Guía para Escaladores y Esquiadores

2da edicion Español, 2021.

Further information on the ANDES website. Compre en línea en Amazon, Kobo, etc., ya sea como el libro completo o como capítulos individuales.
Busque por mi apellido Biggar y Andes o usando el ISBN: -
978-0-9536087-8-2
Disponible a partir de Sept. 2021
Les Andes - Guide d'Alpinisme

2eme edition Francais, 2009.

Nevicata

Contact our Belgian partners Nevicata to purchase this book.
ANDY

Wydanie Polski, 2012.

Sklep Podroznika

I still have a few copies in the office. please contact me by emial if you would like to purchase one.

Mam jeszcze kilka egzemplarzy w biurze. Proszę o kontakt przez e-mail, jeśli chcesz go kupić.
Andy

Nakladatelstvi Junior, 2018
Czech edition
www.nakladatelstvi-junior.cz
I still have a few copies in the office. please contact me by email if you would like to purchase one.

Ještě mám pár kopií v kanceláři. V případě zájmu o koupi mě prosím kontaktujte e -mailem.


Errata

I have an errata page (also on the ANDES website) highlighting the few typo's and other errors discovered in the most recent editions of these guidebooks since publication.

 


The Andes - A Guide for Climbers

 

ANDES are the publishers of the only comprehensive climbing guidebook to the mountains of South America - 'The Andes' by John Biggar.

5th edition Paperback ISBN     978-0-9536087-6-8

5th edition E-book ISBN     978-0-9536087-7-5

 "a must have for anyone planning to climb in South America"  

4th edition review in the Alpine Journal (2015).

'The Andes - A Guide for Climbers and Skiers' is the only comprehensive guidebook to the peaks of the Andes. It is the only guidebook to cover all one hundred 6000m peaks of South America. There is also information on many other 5000m peaks plus details of many of the most prominent Patagonian peaks. Packed with photos, maps and route diagrams the 5th edition has extended coverage of ski-mountaineering in the Andes.

Los Andes - Una Guía para Escaladores y Esquiadoress

Los Andes - Una Guia para Escaladores y Esquiadores 9780953608782

Los Andes - Una Guía para Escaladores y Esquiadores escrito por John Biggar. Traducido de la 5ta edicion Ingles por Pere Vilarasau, Cecilia Vazquez y  John Biggar. Con la ayuda de Guillermo Almaraz y Marcelo Scanu.

2da edición Español, Septiembre 2021

e-ISBN  978-0-9536087-8-2

La segunda edicion Español (quinta edicion Ingles) de esta unica guia completa a los picos de Los Andes. Se describen los 100 picos de 6000m, así como más de 210 picos inferiores. 400 fotos, incluyendo mas de 160 diagramas de rutas y 84 mapas esquematicos en color.
"..sucintas descripciones de las rutas generalmente normals,  ... y unos planos de aproximaciones y accesos elaborados con mas detalle dan forma a una guia para una primera visita a los Andes" 
Revista de la primera edicion Ingles, Desnivel, Enero 1997.

 


Les Andes - Guide D'Alpinisme

Les grandes voies de montagne et les sommets de trekking.

Deuxieme edition - Novembre 2009

ISBN 978-2-9600255-4-5

Plus de 350 sommets des andes et de Patagonia. Des milliers d'informations uniques.83 cartes, 120 croquis et de nombreuses photos couleur. Vous pouvez commander des exemplaires de ce guide directement a l'adresse si vous ne trouvez pas chez votre libraire.

''.... En bref, l'ouvrage est <incontournable> pour qui veut aller humer l'air des altitudes andines.'' Les Alpes, Feb 2001''.... Enfin, vous trouverez aussi plein d'informations pratiques sur le materiel, les transports, les conditions, etc.'' Montagnes, Jan 2001


ANDY

ISBN 978-83-7136-071-8

320 latwych i trudnych andyjskich szczytow

Wydanie Polski 2012

I still have a few copies in the office. please contact me by emial if you would like to purchase one.

Mam jeszcze kilka egzemplarzy w biurze. Proszę o kontakt przez e-mail, jeśli chcesz go kupić.



Andy

Andy - Czech edition

ISBN 978-80-7267-646-0

Popisy vystupu na vic nez 300 dalsich vrcholu.

Bohate informace take pre skialpinisty

 Nakladatelstvi Junior, 2018
I still have a few copies in the office. please contact me by email if you would like to purchase one.

Ještě mám pár kopií v kanceláři. V případě zájmu o koupi mě prosím kontaktujte e -mailem.

 


The Andes - A Trekking Guide

This book, first published in 2001, ISBN 0-9536087-1-9, is now sold out.




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