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"ANDES" publish and sell unique guidebooks to the Andes. In collaboration with our Belgian partners Nevicata, Polish partners Sklep Podroznika and Czech partners Nakladatelstvi, these have now been translated into four other languages.

 The current editions of our guidebooks as both paperback and E-book are described in more detail below. The "Buy Now"  buttons take you to our PayPal payment page where you can buy the paper editions of our English and Spanish guidebooks directly from us. Please note that the paperback 5th English edition is currently more up-to-date than the 4th edition E-book. We aim to have a 5th edition E-book available by late 2021, as well as a new (2nd) Spanish edition published as an E-book.

Please contact us if you have any questions.

Español : Aqui se puede comprar el libro "Los Andes - Una Guia Para Escaladores" 1a edicion, directamente del autor. Si tienes algunas preguntas sobre la sistema paypal por favor enviarnos un email  
Estamos preparando la segunda edición que se publicará más tarde en 2021 en forma "E-book".

The Andes - A Guide for Climbers and Skiers - 978-0-9536087-6-8 

The Andes - A Guide for Climbers

PAPERBACK

5th English edition - Published February 2020.

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£ 34.00 including postage.

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The Andes - A Guide for Climbers and Skiers

E-BOOK

E-book of the 5th English edition will be available from July 2021

€ 24.99     

HOW TO BUY
Available as both .epub and .mobi file formats from Amazon, Kobo,  I-tunes, etc.
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Please note that we aim to have a 5th edition E-book available by July 2021.
  The Andes - A Guide for Climbers and Skiers

E-BOOK's

Individual chapters from the E-book of the 5th English edition will be available from July 2021.

€ 4.99  to  € 9.99   depending on chapter size
     
HOW TO BUY
Available as both .epub and .mobi file formats  from Amazon, Kobo, I-tunes, etc.
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Before purchasing an individual chapter please check the chapter list below to ensure you buy the correct area. If you are still un-sure then please contact us before purchasing.


Los Andes - Una Guia Para Escaladores

1ra edicion Español, 2007

España y Europa
€ 34.00 incluyendo correo aereo desde Escocia.

    E.E.U.U. y America del Sur
US$ 49.00 incluyendo correo aereo desde Escocia.

 

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The 11 paper editiosn ofour guidebooks to the Andes. Plus two (unseen) E-books!

The 11 paper editions of our guidebooks to the Andes (as of 2019). Plus two (unseen) full E-books!


Errata

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

Ahora tambien tengo una pagina de errores en Español / Castellano para la edicion de 2007.


The Andes - A Guide for Climbers and Skiers

The Andes - A Guide for Climbers and Skiers - 978-0-9536087-6-8 

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

5th English edition. Published February 2020. E-book available from July 2021

Paperback ISBN      978-0-9536087-6-8

 E-book ISBN       978-0-9536087-7-5

 

'The Andes - A Guide for Climbers' 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 this 5th edition has extended coverage of ski-mountaineering in the Andes.
"if you are a bit jaded with our crowded European Alps, do .... get a copy of this excellent guidebook, and start saving up and planning a trip to South America"

5th edition review, SMC Journal (2020)
 "a must have for anyone planning to climb in South America"  

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



The Andes - Individual E-book Chapters (5th edition - available July 2021)

Andes Individual Chapter E-books In association with Primento "ANDES" also publish individual E-book chapters from "The Andes - A Guide for Climbers and Skiers"  by John Biggar.

Chapters from the 4th English edition, published November 2015.

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

4th edition review in the Alpine  Journal 2015.

TITLE

ISBN

COVERAGE

    All chapters include the 30 page Introduction and 19 page Appendices from the full guidebook.
VENEZUELA & COLOMBIA 978-1-9169025-0-3

All the major 5000m peaks in Colombia, plus some of the 4000m peaks in SW Colombia and the mountains around Merida in Venezuela.
22 pages

ECUADOR 978-1-9169025-1-0 All the 5000m peaks in Ecuador and a good selection of the 4000m peaks. This chapter includes famous peaks such as Cotopaxi and Chimborazo.
16 pages
NORTHERN PERU 978-1-9169025-2-7 All the main 5000m and 6000m peaks in the Cordilleras Blanca, Huayhuash, Raura, Central, Viuda, Huaytapallana and Huanzo. This chapter includes famous peaks such as Alpamayo, Tocllaraju and Huascaran.
60 pages
SOUTHEAST PERU 978-1-9169025-3-4 The main summits of the Cordilleras Urubamba, Vilcabamba and Vilcanota near Cuzco. The Carabaya and Aricoma, plus the Peruvian side of the Corillera Apolobamba. This chapter does not cover the volcanic peaks around Arequipa, which are in the Cordillera Occidental chapter.
22 pages
BOLIVIA 978-1-9169025-4-1 All the Bolivian Apolobamba, plus the Cordillera Real and Cordillera Quimsa Cruz. This chapter does not cover the volcanic peaks on and near the Chilean frontier, including Sajama, which are in the Cordillera Occidental chapter.
28 pages
CORDILLERA OCCIDENTAL 978-1-9169025-5-8 The volcanic peaks around Arequipa in Peru and then running down the Chile/Bolivia border to Licacncabur near San Pedro de Atacama. All the 6000m peaks are covered plus the majority of the higher and more prominent 5000m peaks.
26 pages
PUNA DE ATACAMA 978-1-9169025-6-5 Peaks on or near the Chile/Argentina frontier from Pili in the north to Veladero in the south. All the 6000m peaks plus many 5000m peaks from 23ºS to 28ºS. This chapter includes well-kent peaks such as Ojos del Salado and Pissis.
38 pages
THE HIGH ANDES 978-1-9169025-7-2 Peaks on or near the Chile/Argentina frontier from El Toro in the north to Sosneado in the south. All the 6000m peaks plus many 5000m peaks from 29ºS to 35ºS. This chapter includes well-kent peaks such as Aconcagua and Mercedario.
30 pages
MAULE & THE LAKES DISTRICT 978-1-9169025-8-9 Peaks on or near the Chile/Argentina frontier from Peteroa in the north to Cerro Catedral near Bariloche in the south. All the major 4000m peaks plus many 3000m peaks from 35ºS to 41ºS. This chapter includes information on skiing the southern Chilean volcanoes.
28 pages
PATAGONIA & TIERRA DEL FUEGO 978-1-9169025-9-6 Peaks on or near the Chile/Argentina frontier from near Bariloche to Cape Horn. All of the most prominent and famous peaks are covered.
28 pages



Les Andes - Guide D'Alpinisme

Les Andes - Guide d'Alpinisme

Les grandes voies de montagne et les sommets de trekking.

ISBN 978-2-9600255-4-5

Deuxieme edition - Novembre 2009

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


Los Andes - Una Guia para Escaladores

Los Andes - Una Guía para Escaladores by John Biggar. Traducido desde la 3ra edicin Ingles por Pere Vilarasau, Cecilia Vazquez y John Biggar.

1ra edición Español, Julio 2007

ISBN  978-0-9536087-3-7

La primera edicion Español (tercera edicion Ingles) de esta unica guia completa de los picos de los Andes. Los 102 picos de 6000m descritos, mas de 210 picos y mas bajos descritos. 350 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.

 

ANDY

ISBN 978-83-7136-071-8

320 latwych i trudnych andyjskich szczytow

Wydanie Polski 2012


 

ANDY

ISBN 978-80-7267-646-0

Detailni udaje k vystupum na 100 hlavnich andskyich sestitisicovek. Popisy vystupu na vic nez 300 dalsich vrcholu. Bohate informace take pre skialpinisty

www.nakladatelstvi-junior.cz

December 2018,  Czech publishers, Nakladatelstvi Junior s.r.o

 


Direct Book Sales  -  The Small Print.

1.  You are purchasing your guidebook directly from the author and publisher John Biggar t/a ANDES, 37a St Andrew Street, Castle Douglas, Kirkcudbrightshire, DG7 1EN, Scotland. Telephone 00 44 1556 503929. John Biggar is the sole proprietor of ANDES.

2.   We'll accept returns if your book is damaged or faulty in some way, or has been damaged in the post. In this case we will replace the book and refund your return postage costs. Please phone or email first to arrange a return.

3.   If you simply change your mind about owning the guidebook you have purchased from us within 14 days of receiving it we will refund your money (when you return the book to us!!). Return postage in this case is at your expense. Please phone or email us first to arrange a return.

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