A guidebook to the most celebrated canyoning descents in the alpine regions of northern Italy and Ticino (Switzerland), with additional routes in Austria, Slovenia and the Valais Alps. Routes are split into seven separate grades, for beginners through to experts. Includes comprehensive information on equipment, hazards and techniques. "This is a pleasantly chunky volume covering the canyons of northern Italy and Ticino, complete with mouth-watering photos and a methodical approach to grading and choice of route. The book is nicely set out for the user: each canyon description includes good details of the approach with a clear map and topo," says Ursula Collie.