Through the Italian Alps: The GTA - The Grande Traversata delle Alpi [NOOK Book]

Overview

The Grande Traversata delle Alpi (GTA), a spectacular 46-day alpine route across the western Italian Alps, is now accessible to English-speaking walkers with the publication of this guide.
Starting a mere stone's throw from the Mediterranean, the GTA curves its way high over the Piedmont plain traversing the Ligurian, Maritime,
Cottian, Graian and Pennine Alps, heading northwards to a brilliant conclusion ...
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Through the Italian Alps: The GTA - The Grande Traversata delle Alpi

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Overview

The Grande Traversata delle Alpi (GTA), a spectacular 46-day alpine route across the western Italian Alps, is now accessible to English-speaking walkers with the publication of this guide.
Starting a mere stone's throw from the Mediterranean, the GTA curves its way high over the Piedmont plain traversing the Ligurian, Maritime,
Cottian, Graian and Pennine Alps, heading northwards to a brilliant conclusion near the base of Monte Rosa. The sole requisites for potential trekkers are average fitness and a taste for adventure.
GTA described in manageable stages.
Detailed colour maps and profiles of the route.
Useful timeline of the route, noting facilities on the way, provides a valuable planning aid.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781849655927
  • Publisher: Cicerone Press
  • Publication date: 4/23/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 208
  • File size: 8 MB

Meet the Author

Gillian Price was born in England, and has travelled through Asia and trekked the Himalayas. From her home in Venice, she is now exploring the mountain ranges of Italy to produce a series of outstanding guides for Cicerone. Gillian is an member of the Italian Alpine Club and the Outdoor Writers' Guild.
Gillian Price has trekked throughout Asia and the Himalayas, but now lives in Venice and is exploring the mountain ranges of Italy to write a series of outstanding Cicerone guides. Starting in the Italian Dolomites, Gillian has written guides to walking all over Italy as well as Corsica. In 2009 she was elected as a councillor to the Venice branch of the Italian Alpine Club and is a member of Mountain Wilderness. She also enjoys leading walking tours.
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Table of Contents

GTA Route Description
Part I: The Ligurian and Maritime Alps
Part II: The Cottian Alps
Part III: The Graian Alps
Part IV: The Pennine Alps


Route Summary
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