Chamonix-Zermatt: The Walker's Haute Route

Chamonix-Zermatt: The Walker's Haute Route

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by Kev Reynolds
     
 

Chamonix to Zermatt, Mont Blanc to the Matterhorn - in two weeks of mountain travel you will see the greatest collection of 4000 metre peaks in the Alps and visit some of the most spectacular valleys.The route is more than 180 kilometres long. It crosses 11 passes, gains more than 12,000 metres in height and is a strong contender for the title of Most Beautiful Walk…  See more details below

Overview

Chamonix to Zermatt, Mont Blanc to the Matterhorn - in two weeks of mountain travel you will see the greatest collection of 4000 metre peaks in the Alps and visit some of the most spectacular valleys.The route is more than 180 kilometres long. It crosses 11 passes, gains more than 12,000 metres in height and is a strong contender for the title of Most Beautiful Walk in Europe.This new edition includes a few minor changes which have occured to the route, as well as the exciting two-day Europaweg - a true high-level path that carries the Haute Route way above the Mattertal and into Zermatt - a worthy conclusion to a great trek.There are updates to the accommodation lists and the telephone numbers. 'Kev Reynolds knows these areas well. He's walked them for years and yet always manages to bring a freshness and vitality to his writing, a rare thing amongst modern guidebook writers.' -TGO magazine

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781852845131
Publisher:
Cicerone Press
Publication date:
01/01/2010
Series:
Mountain Walking
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
4.68(w) x 6.80(h) x 0.56(d)

Meet the Author

Kev Reynolds is a freelance writer, photojournalist and lecturer. A prolific compiler of guidebooks, his first title for Cicerone Press appeared in 1978; he has since produced 27 titles for Cicerone, with others being researched. A member of the Outdoor Writers' Guild, the Alpine Club and Austrian Alpine Club, his passion for mountains and the countryside remains undiminished, and he regularly travels throughout Britain to share that enthusiasm through his lectures.

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