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Gran Paradiso : Alta Via 2 trek and day walks

Gillian Price (Author)
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.
eBook, English, 2018
Third edition View all formats and editions
Cicerone, Kendal, Cumbria, 2018
1 online resource
9781783625888, 1783625880
Map keyPrefaceOverview mapIntroductionThe Gran Paradiso National ParkValleys and basesInformationAccessWhen to goHow to use this bookPath markingDos and don'tsEmergenciesMountaineering and guidesMapsAccommodationWhat to takeWildlifeVegetationLocal traditionsFurther suggestionsAlta Via 2Stage 1 Chardonney to Rifugio DondenaStage 2 Rifugio Dondena to Rifugio PéradzàStage 3 Rifugio Péradzà to CogneStage 4 Cogne to Rifugio Vittorio SellaStage 5 Rifugio Vittorio Sella to Eaux RoussesStage 6 Eaux Rousses to Rhêmes-Notre-DameStage 7 Rhêmes-Notre-Dame to Rifugio Chalet de l'EpéeStage 8 Rifugio Chalet de l'Epée to PlanavalStage 9 Planaval to La HautStage 10 La Haut to La ThuileStage 11 La Thuile to Rifugio Elisabetta SoldiniStage 12 Rifugio Elisabetta Soldini to CourmayeurWalks1 The Lillaz Waterfalls2 Lago di Loie3 The Money Glacier Terrace4 The Casolari dell'Herbetet Traverse5 Punta Pousset
the local 'Gornergrat'6 Beneath the Grivola7 Passo d'Invergneux and the Mines Circuit8 Laghi di Lussert9 Pondel's Roman Bridge10 The 2205m Mont Blanc11 At the Foot of the Gran Paradiso12 Over Gran Collet to Col del Nivolet13 The King's Path in Valle delle Meyes14 Vallon di Sort15 Col Rosset16 Punta Basei17 Becca della Traversière18 Legendary San Grato19 Becca dei Quattro Denti20 The Royal Track to Ceresole Reale21 Sentiero Glaciologico Lago Serr22 Beneath the Tre Levanne23 The Villages of Valle dell'Orco24 Beyond the Dam in Vallone di Piantonetto25 Nivolastro to Andorina26 Frescoes and Fridges en route to Bivacco Davito27 Sanctuary of San Besso28 Col LarissaAppendix A Italian-English GlossaryAppendix B Route Summary Table