GR20: Corsica: The High-level route

GR20: Corsica: The High-level route

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by Paddy Dillon
     
 

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Corsica is a mountainous island in the Mediterranean and its GR20 is reputated to be the toughest waymarked trail in Europe. It is an ambitious route for fit and agile walkers, covering 190km in about two weeks as it makes a complete traverse through the high mountains, backpacking the whole way, sometimes with hands-on scrambling. Facilities are limited to a dozen…  See more details below

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Corsica is a mountainous island in the Mediterranean and its GR20 is reputated to be the toughest waymarked trail in Europe. It is an ambitious route for fit and agile walkers, covering 190km in about two weeks as it makes a complete traverse through the high mountains, backpacking the whole way, sometimes with hands-on scrambling. Facilities are limited to a dozen mountain refuges and a mere handful of hotels or g?tes.The 'classic' route is described, along with high- and low-level alternatives, plus extra mountain climbs.This guide explains exactly what is involved in following the GR20, including what walkers need to carry and how difficult the route is in places, revealing everything you need to know. Detailed route descriptions and stunning photographs leave walkers in no doubt as to what is required of them to walk this exceptionally beautiful, dramatic and rugged route.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781852844776
Publisher:
Cicerone Press
Publication date:
01/01/2010
Series:
Cicerone Guide Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
4.60(w) x 6.70(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

Paddy Dillon is a prolific outdoor writer with over 60 guidebooks to his name, as well as more than a dozen booklets and brochures. He writes for a number of outdoor magazines and other publications, and produces material for tourism groups and other organisations. He lives near the Lake District and has walked in every county in England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales; writing about walks in every one of them. He has led guided walks and walked extensively in Europe, as well as in Nepal, Tibet, Africa and the Rocky Mountains of Canada and the US.

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GR20: Corsica: The High-level route 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
She keeps walkng