Mountain Higher: Europe's Extreme, Undiscovered and Unforgettable Cycle Climbs

Author(s): Daniel Friebe


Following the success of Mountain High: Europe's Greatest Cycle Climbs comes a volume focusing on the continent's lesser-known, challenging and spectacular mountain roads and passes. From the heights of the Otztal Glacier Road in Austria to the 'secret' side of the legendary Alpe d'Huez, Mountain Higher: Europe's Extreme, Undiscovered and Unforgettable Cycle Climbs explores 50 soon-to-be cult locations and captures stunning scenery from off the beaten track. Featuring the technical details (maps, profiles, lengths, heights) that made Mountain High an indispensable reference book, as well as dynamic descriptions of the routes themselves and Pete Goding's breathtaking photography, this book is a stylish and practical guide to the hidden gems that every true cycling enthusiast needs to know about.


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Daniel Friebe is the long-serving European Editor of Procycling magazine. He is the co-author of Mountain High and the author of Eddy Merckx: The Cannibal, and collaborated with cycling superstar Mark Cavendish on the bestselling Boy Racer. Daniel's writing on sport has also appeared in publications including the Daily Telegraph, Sunday Telegraph, SPIN Cricket Monthly, Channel 4 Test Match Magazine, Outdoor Fitness and FourFourTwo. Pete Goding is the co-author of Mountain High, and works closely with the UK Press Association providing action and portrait photography to newspapers and journals worldwide, including The Times, Sunday Times, Guardian, Observer, Sunday Herald, Daily Telegraph, Cycle Sport magazine, Procycling magazine and VeloNews. Pete also travels the globe photographing architecture and the natural world for travel magazines, brochures and adverts.

General Fields

  • : 9781780879123
  • : Quercus Publishing Plc
  • : Quercus Publishing Plc
  • : August 2013
  • : 290mm X 250mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : October 2013
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 224
  • : 250 illustrations
  • : Daniel Friebe
  • : Hardback
  • : 1013
  • : 796.63094