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Cicerone Guide Book: Walking and Trekking in the Gran Paradiso Cicerone Guide Book: Walking and Trekking in the Gran Paradiso Cicerone Guide Book: Walking and Trekking in the Gran Paradiso Cicerone Guide Book: Walking and Trekking in the Gran Paradiso
Cicerone Guide Book: Walking and Trekking in the Gran Paradiso Cicerone Guide Book: Walking and Trekking in the Gran Paradiso Cicerone Guide Book: Walking and Trekking in the Gran Paradiso Cicerone Guide Book: Walking and Trekking in the Gran Paradiso
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Walking and Trekking in the Gran ParadisoAlta Via 2 trek and 28 day walksBy Gillian Price This guidebook presents 28 day walks in the Gran Paradiso National Park in the Italian Alps south of Mont...

Walking and Trekking in the Gran Paradiso
Alta Via 2 trek and 28 day walks
By Gillian Price

This guidebook presents 28 day walks in the Gran Paradiso National Park in the Italian Alps south of Mont Blanc, and the 12-day Alta Via 2 trek. The Alta Via covers over 148km of rugged mountains and valleys between Chardonnay and Courmayeur. The graded walks vary from 2 to 33km and range from easy paths to routes for the experienced alpine walker.

Seasons
The summer months - late June to late September - are the time to go. That's when the mountain huts are open, providing meals and accommodation for trekkers. However, outside that period the valley villages can be used as a comfortable base for day routes

Centres
Cogne, Rhêmes-Notre-Dame, Pont Valsavarenche, Valgrisenche, La Thuile, Chardonney, Ceresole Reale, Ronco Canavese

Difficulty
The walks are all graded for difficulty - ranging from straightforward paths to high and exposed routes for experienced alpine walkers. No special equipment is needed

Must See
Alta Via 2 trek through the Gran Paradiso National Park, parallel to the Aosta valley. Glittering glacial lakes, old royal hunting trails, ascent of Becca della Traversiere, Punta Basei, belvederes onto Mont Blanc, the trad southern valleys and Ceresole Reale

A guidebook to walking in the Gran Paradiso National Park in the Italian Alps, describing the 12-stage Alta Via 2 trek between Cormayeur and Chardonnay, and 28 walks ranging from 2 to 33km, as well as suggestions for combining routes into long-distance hikes. The Gran Paradiso sits in the Valle d'Aosta, in northwestern Italy, a region verging on pristine wilderness. Views of Mont Blanc, Monte Rosa and the Matterhorn ranges can be seen from routes in this guide.
The guidebook provides plenty of practical information on getting to and around the Gran Paradiso, as well as advice on accommodation, language, equipment, planning and how to make the most out of any adventure in one of Italy's most spectacular national parks. A wealth of detail on points of interest walkers can explore, as well as information on wildlife, history, geology and flowers is also included.
Despite its attractions, the park is relatively undiscovered. Walkers can often enjoy unforgettable days on excellent trails through spectacular valleys all to themselves, even at the height of the summer season. The itineraries explore highlights and special places to whet walking appetites.

Published: 12 Feb 2018
Edition: Third
Pages: 224
Size: 17.2 x 11.6 x 1.3cm
Weight: 270g

Gillian Price was born in England but has lived in Venice for many years. Gillian has steadily explored the mountain ranges of Italy, and Corsica, and brought them to life for visitors in a series of outstanding guides for Cicerone. She is an active member of the Italian Alpine Club (CAI) and Mountain Wilderness.
Cicerone Guide Book: Walking and Trekking in the Gran Paradiso

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