Écrins National Park: A Walker's Guide (Cicerone Guide) by Kev Reynolds

By Kev Reynolds

This guidebook describes 70 mountain jogging routes within the Écrins nationwide Park in south east France. simply reached from Grenoble, the Massif des Écrins is among the so much striking areas in all of the Alps. many of the zone is a countrywide park, containing daring mountains hung with glaciers, and greater than a hundred summits over 3000m excessive. The park bargains a great quantity of alpine vegetation, and romantic outdated villages and hamlets huddle within the valleys.
This is mountain state par excellence, yet hundreds and hundreds of kilometres of well-marked trails and a community of alpine huts make it obtainable to walkers. the top peaks shape a block on the very middle of the diversity, with a various collection of valleys surrounding or spreading from it - Vallée de los angeles Romanche, Vallée de l. a. Guisane, Vallée de l. a. Vallouise, Valgaudemar, Valjouffrey and Vallée du Vénéon. For this moment version of the consultant, Kev Reynolds has selected the easiest routes from each one of those valley bases. This consultant describes 70 complete- and half-day walks in France's biggest nationwide park, appropriate for all skilled walkers, from alpine beginners to specialists, with worthwhile info on shelter lodging and all different features of strolling within the region.

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