100 Hut Walks in the Alps

Routes for day walks and overnight stays in France, Switzerland, Italy, Austria and Slovenia
Author(s): Kev Reynolds
Genre: Sports, Travel
Original Publish Date: May 06, 2014
Product Number: EB00769083
Released: Sep 25, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781783620647
Publisher: Cicerone Press
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This popular guidebook by expert Kev Reynolds describes 100 day walks focusing on the mountain huts of the Alps. With walks in France, Switzerland, Italy, Austria and Slovenia, there are routes to suit every taste - from gentle and undemanding to long and tough, as well as all varieties of difficulty in between. What they have in common is a visit to a hut, each with its own character. Some walks are perfect for lunch at a hut before a return to the valley base, others involve an overnight stay at a hut. In a few cases, a short hut-to-hut tour is suggested. The routes are grouped by country and by specific Alpine district. Most of the routes avoid any climbing of a technical nature, beyond the odd scramble aided by a fixed rope. Notes on hut etiquette, what to take and an English-French-German-Italian glossary are also included to help trekkers get the most out of their time in the Alps.

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