Tour of the Oisans: The GR54: The GR54 Round the Ecrins by Kev Reynolds

By Kev Reynolds

The journey of the Oisans at the GR54 is a demanding two-week trek round the Ecrins nationwide Park (southeast of Grenoble) in France, some of the most visually mind-blowing areas in the entire Alps. starting in Bourg d'Oisans, the direction folows a clockwise path, and during 10-13 days it covers 176km and climbs greater than 12,800m to move a chain of hard cols that separate deep and spell binding valleys. The surroundings is stunning and ever various, and with fascinating villages and hamlets to go to at the manner, the trekker's adventure is either wealthy and profitable. lodging is in valley lodges or gîtes, or in mountain refuges set in idyllic destinations. The course is split into 10 phases, yet with feedback for a 13-day itinerary and substitute levels also are defined. complete lodging info are given besides heritage info on tips to get there, what to take, mountain defense, and notes at the natural world of the zone. All illustrated with color comic strip maps and photographs.

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