'you'll love Daniel Friebe's new book, Mountain High' Mail on Sunday.
'This showcase of Europe's 50 greatest cycle climbs is nicely illustrated and packed full of information' Amateur Photographer.
'at first you're sucked into the breathtaking photography, but after a while you realise it's the words that have truly captured your imagination ... If this doesn't make you want to don Lycra and clip into your pedals, nothing will' London Cyclist.
'comprehensive, stat-filled route profiles, sumptuous photography and evocative writing ... Pete Goding's photography is stunning' Outdoor Fitness.
From the Inside Flap
Mountain High is the most up-to-date, comprehensive and stylish tribute to the hills and mountains that have become cycling's sacred places. Included here are 50 of Europe's legendary climbs - the scenes of sporting heroism, the marvels of nature and the places of pilgrimage that every biker rider or fan wishes to one day visit and conquer. Packed with spectacular photography, maps, detailed climb profiles and practical advice on each route, Daniel Friebe's engaging text explains why each ascent merits inclusion with superb descriptions of the majestic scenery, the heroic deeds of the great riders and the sheer endeavour and exhilaration of reaching the summit. With over 250 specially commissioned photographs taken by specialist cycling photographer Pete Goding, this is a unique and truly awe-inspiring guide to Europe's greatest mountains. Ideal for both armchair aficionados and active cyclists of all interests and abilities - from experienced club racers to recreational riders who might just want to take on one great cycling challenge - featured climbs include Tour de France icons Alpe d'Huez, Col du Galibier, Mont Ventoux, Col d'Izoard and Col du Tourmalet; the Passo dello Stelvio, Passo Fedaia, Le Tre Cime di Lavaredo and other sacred summits from the Giro d'Italia; plus Spain's formidable Alto de l'Angliru, Austria's Großglockner and forty more mountains that have become part of cycling legend.