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Cicerone Guides: Walking in the Central Italian Alps

Walking / Outdoor Guide

Series: Cicerone Guides

By: Gillian Price

230 pages, Col photos, b/w photos, maps

Cicerone Press

Paperback | Dec 1995 | #75804 | ISBN: 1852841834
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The Vinschgau, Ortler and Adamello regions are little known to British walkers, but are certain to become popular areas.


Introduction The area How to get there and public transport When to go Walks & walking Refuges & accommodation Maps Equipment Flora & fauna Vinschgau Introduction 1.Texel Group - Franz Huber Weg 2.Texel Group - The Ancient Way of the Dead 3.Texel Group - An Icy Pass 4.Schnalstal - Traditional Farm Life 5.Otztaler Alps - An Age-Old Stock Route and the Iceman 6.Saldurkamm - A Saint, a Waalweg and a Castle 7.Langtauferertal - A Pope and a Glacier 8.Sesvenna Group - The Smugglers' Gorge Stelvio National Park Introduction 9.Trafoiertal - Goldseeweg 10. Zaytal - Roches Moutonees 11. Ortler Group - Skirting the Giant 12. Ortler Group - Glaciers and Spirits 13. Laasertal - Marble and a Desolate Traverse 14. Orgel-Spitze - A Magnificent Peak-cum-Weather Beacon 15. Martelltal - Woods and Wildlife 16. Zufritt Group - Soyscharte 17. Ultental - Three Panoramic Peaks 18. Ultental - A Circuit of Lakes 19. Valle di Rabbi - Cascades and Wild Flowers 20. Vegaia-Tremenesca Group - The Valley of Seven Lakes 21. Val de la Mare - Rifugio Larcher and Chamois 22. Monte Vioz - 3645 metres 23. Ercavallo-Albiolo Group - First World War Remains 24. Valle di Cedec & Val Zebru - Glaciers and Wildlife Galore 25. Valle di Gavia & Valle delle Messi - Passo di Gavia Adamello Nature Park Introduction 26. Presanella Group - Princess Presanella 27. Presanella Group - Val Genova 28. Val Nambrone - Behind the Presanella 29. Presanella Group - Some Picturesque Lakes 30. Cima Zeledria - Sentiero Bozzetto 31. Presanella Group - Val Gelata 32. Upper Valcamonica - The Yellow Bivouac Hut 33. Adamello Group - The Adamello Tour Glossary References

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Gillian Price has trekked throughout Asia and the Himalayas, but now lives in Venice and is exploring the mountain ranges of Italy to write a series of outstanding Cicerone guides. Starting in the Italian Dolomites, Gillian has written guides to walking all over Italy as well as Corsica, and is an active member of the Italian Alpine Club and the Outdoor Writers' Guild. She also enjoys leading walking tours.

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