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ANDES Guidebooks - Direct Sales

 The current, 5th English edition of our guidebook to the Andes is offered for sale below. Please visit the relevant orders page depending on whether you are in the UK, Europe or Worldwide (including the USA). The rates include tracked 1st class or airmail postage to your address.


The Andes - A Guide for Climbers and Skiers



5th English edition - Published February 2020.

 For more information...


UK orders ONLY

£ 34.00 
UK Orders Page

EU & European orders ONLY
€ 55.00  
Click here to go to our
European Orders Page

All Worldwide orders
US$ 60.00
Click here to go to our
Worldwide Orders Page

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

For information about these other editions, including details of how to buy the E-books, visit our Andes Guidebooks Information Page


The 12 paper editions of our guidebooks to the Andes (as of 2021). Plus five (unseen) full E-books!


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.

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. In this case we will replace the book but probably ask you just to discard the faulty book. 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.

4.  We won't send you unsolicited emails, nor pass on your postal address or email address to anyone else. We do not use cookies.

5.   Our VAT number is GB 751 2817 38

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