The Tour of the Ecrins National Park : GR54
The complete guidebook for the Tour of the Ecrins National Park (GR54) in the French Alps. The only guidebook with Real 1:25,000 Maps: proper mapping included for each stage. This makes navigation easy and saves you money: no need to buy additional maps. Also includes: -Unique Itinerary Planner: plan a bespoke itinerary to match your ability and vacation schedule. All difficult calculations of time, distance and altitude gain are done for you -4 Proposed Itineraries of between 9 and 12 days -Everything the trekker needs to know to plan the route: route descriptions, costs, budget, difficulty, weather, how to get there, and more -Full accommodation listings: spectacularly situated mountain huts, villages, hamlets and campsites -Information for both self-guided and guided trekkers -Edge to edge colour: the most beautiful trekking guidebooks in the world The Tour of the Ecrins National Park (GR54) is arguably the finest trek in the Alps. It is an epic journey around the unforgettable Ecrins which has the highest mountains in the French Alps outside of the Mont Blanc Massif. This is one of France's 'crown jewels' and yet is hardly known to the English speaking world. -193km -9-12 days -12,000m of altitude gain -14 mountain passes Unspoilt and remote high mountain terrain: snow frosted summits, beautiful valleys and pastures, sparkling azure lakes, carpets of wild flowers, the soothing sound of cow bells and easy to follow paths. This trek should be on your hiking bucket list.
- Paperback | 102 pages
- 119.38 x 208.28 x 7.62mm | 181.44g
- 01 Aug 2019
- Knife Edge Outdoor Limited
- United Kingdom
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About Andrew McCluggage
Andrew McCluggage is an outdoor writer/photographer. He is from Ireland and has been a keen mountain walker all his life. He has been trekking in the Alps for over two decades. He lives for part of the year in the French Alps and his first book was Walking in the Brianconnais, France. Since then, he has written guidebooks for the Tour du Mont Blanc and the Walker's Haute Route: Chamonix to Zermatt. He was a corporate lawyer for 20 years and was a partner at an international law firm. In 2018 he stopped being a lawyer to start Knife Edge Outdoor Guidebooks.