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Cicerone Guides: Trekking in the Apennines: The Grande Escursione Appenninica

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Cicerone Guides: Trekking in the Apennines

Guidebook to the Grand Apennines Trek, or Grande Escursione Appenninica...

NHBS Price: £14.95 $20/€17 approx

Series: Cicerone Guides

By: Gillian Price(Author)

Cicerone Press

Paperback | Feb 2005 | Edition: 1 | #175822 | ISBN: 1852844167
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Nearly 400 km in length, and ranging between 400 m and 2000 m above sea level, the exhilarating Great Apennines Trek (GEA) spends just over three weeks criss-crossing the central-north section of the range, following routes established by long-gone invaders and traders, and trodden by pilgrims and shepherds since time immemorial. Dipping in and out of Tuscany and Emilia-Romagna, the trek makes its way northwest up Italy traversing two national parks dotted with pretty lakes.


The Apennines
The Trek
When to Go
Public Transport
How to Use this Guide
What to Take
Highlights and Short Walks
Food and Drink
Animal Life
Background Reading

Route Description
Stage 1: Bocca Trabaria to Passo di Viamaggio
Stage 2: Passo di Viamaggio to Caprese Michelangelo
Stage 3: Caprese Michelangelo to Chiusi La Verna
Stage 4: Chiusi La Verna to Badia Prataglia
Stage 5: Badia Prataglia to Camaldoli
Stage 6: Camaldoli to La Burraia
Stage 7: La Burraia to Passo del Muraglione
Stage 8: Passo del Muraglione to Colla di Casaglia
Stage 9: Colla di Casaglia to Badia Moscheta
Stage 10: Badia Moscheta to Passo della Futa
Stage 11: Passo della Futa to Montepiano
Stage 12: Montepiano to Rifugio Pacini
Stage 13: Rifugio Pacini to Pracchia
Stage 14: Pracchia to Lago Scaffaiolo
Stage 15: Lago Scaffaiolo to Abetone
Stage 16: Abetone to Lago Santo Modenese
Stage 17: Lago Santo Modenese to San Pellegrino
Stage 18: San Pellegrino to Rifugio Battisti
Stage 19: Rifugio Battisti to Passo di Pradarena
Stage 20: Passo di Pradarena to Passo del Cerreto
Stage 21: Passo del Cerreto to Prato Spilla
Stage 22: Prato Spilla to Lago Santo Parmense
Stage 23: Lago Santo Parmense to Montelungo
Route Summary
Italian-English Glossary

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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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