Description fournie par l'éditeur :
A guide to the 145 km Tour of the Matterhorn, described anti-clockwise from Zermatt and visits 6 valleys via Zinal, Arolla and Breuil, offering spectacular views of 25 peaks of over 4000m. The route also links up with the Chamonix to Zermatt walkers' Haute Route and the Tour of Monte Rosa. Includes two glacier crossings and takes 8 to 10 days.
Seasons : July/August recommended. Snow possible well into June. Huts open from late June / early July. Lifts open early July to early September.
Centres : Gruben, St Niklaus, Zermatt, Breuil-Cervina, Prarayer, Arolla, Zinal, Les Haudères.
Difficulty : For experienced alpine walkers. Requires glacier-travel skills/equipment and a good level of fitness. Altitude above 3000m.
Must See : Wildlife, views of Matterhorn and 4000m+ summits, Swiss and Italian traditions/culture, glacier traverses, Italian hut food.
ISBN / EAN : 9781852844721
Date de publication : 2009
Dimensions plié(e) : 12 x 17 cm
Langue : anglais
Poids : 225 g