Hiking guide of the crossing of the Italian Alps edited by Rother. Summary and example-type in photo. 256 pages, 148 color photos, 78 altitude profiles, 79 maps at 1:75 000, two synoptic maps at 1: 1,000,000 and 1: 3 500 000. GPS coordinates are downloadable for all routes on The site of the publisher (rother).
The Great Traversa delle Alpi, or GTA, part of the Nubenen Pass on the Swiss border to join the Mediterranean by old mule trails with 4000 m summit decor. It discovers an alpine region among the most authentic as well as a diverse cultural space increasingly threatened with disappearance.
The GTA was born in 1979 to combat the dramatic decline of the population, a successful attempt to encourage people to stay through sustainable tourism. The route follows ancient trails that connected the valleys between them, the steps end for the most part in picturesque villages.
With a journey of about 900 kilometers and a 65,000 meter vertical drop, the GTA, divided into 65 steps, represents a real challenge for long-term hikers, rare are those that can do it at one time. This is why the rother guide divides it into a week sections with points of arrival and departure easily accessible by means of transport.
ISBN/EAN : 9783763349449
Publication date: 2015
Pagination: 256 pages
Folded dimensions: 12 x 17cm