The Walker's Haute Route
Practical Trekking Guide to the Route from Mont Blanc to the Matterhorn
By (author) Alexander Stewart
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Walker's Haute Route by Alexander Stewart
Book DescriptionThe Alps offer almost unlimited adventure, and the Walkers Haute Route is probably the single finest way of getting deep into these mountains. Trekking the Walkers Haute Route, from Mont Blanc to the Matterhorn, from Chamonix to Zermatt, you ll traverse one of the finest stretches of the Pennine Alps the mountain range in the western Alps that stretches between Valais in Switzerland and Piedmont and the Aosta Valley in Italy. A 13-day walk over 11 ridges in 113 miles (180kms), it isn t technically demanding and the rewards are immense. 60 maps 13 town/village plans (Chamonix, Argentiere, Le Tour, Trient, Champex, Sembrancher, Le Chable, Arolla, Les Hauderes, La Sage, Zinal, St Niklaus, Zermatt) and 47 large-scale trail maps including 8 day-walk maps (1:25,000) showing times, gradients, where to stay, interesting features Practical information for all budgets Chamonix through to Zermatt: where to stay (campsites, gites, hostels, B&Bs, lodges and hotels), where to eat, what to see, plus detailed street plans Detailed background information The Alps, the history of mountaineering, trekking and tourism in the region and profiles of some of the key characters (eg Jacques Balmat, Michel Paccard and Edward Whymper) who first tackled the peaks Comprehensive public transport information for all access points"
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781905864089
(178mm x 119mm x 18mm)
Imprint: Trailblazer Publications
Publisher: Trailblazer Publications
Publish Date: 15-Apr-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Alexander Stewart
Alexander Stewart is a keen walker and has hiked in Africa, Asia, South America and Europe.
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