Chessler Books
Rock Climbing - Mountaineering - Exploration
New - Used - Collectible - Signed
Chessler Books Accepts PAYPAL Chessler Books Accepts VISA Chessler Books Accepts MASTERCARD Chessler Books Accepts DISCOVER CARD Chessler Books Accepts AMERICAN EXPRESS
All Orders Shipped via United States Postal Service   Chessler Books Ships Via USPS
Author:
Title:
Keyword:
Item #:
A B C D E F G H I
J K L M Mc N O P Q
R S T U V W X Y Z
Item #: GB2428
THE TOUR OF MONTE ROSA A TREKKING GUIDE Hilary Sharp 2007
By Sharp, Hilary
Price: $19.95


Add to wish list


Detailed Product Description
UK, 2007, 1st edition. 166 pp, color photos, map. This guidebook for walking the Tour of Monte Rosa on the Italian-Swiss border takes the walker on a challenging and very varied trek. The high route around the massif has ten summits over 4000m. Italy and Switzerland meet here, and the contrast between these two countries, their different culture, food and languages, give this trek its originality.
 
Situated on the Swiss Italian frontier, Monte Rosa is spectacular from all angles. The Tour of Monte Rosa is an adventure, challenging and very varied, taking a high route around the massif. Monte Rosa claims ten separate summits over 4000m, and in areas of true wilderness on this tour walkers will experience a sense of remoteness rarely found in the Alps.

The trek takes walkers over high passes, using ancient trails, to superb viewpoints and through fascinating alpine villages. Italy and Switzerland meet on the summit of Monte Rosa, and the contrast between these two countries, their different culture, food and languages, is what gives this trek its originality. In Italy the walk spends considerable time high above the plains, visiting tiny hamlets, including the fascinating German-speaking Walser settlement, whilst the Swiss section crosses a glacier to reach Zermatt, dominated by the Matterhorn, before taking the impressive Europaweg trail to the spectacular village of Saas Fee.

  • Passes through Zermatt and Saas Fee.
  • New book to this great short 10-day trek, easily done inside two weeks.
  • Enjoy the contrasting cultures of the Italian and Swiss Alps.
  • Challenging and rewarding.

The Trek

Route outline
Stage 1: Zermatt to Theodulpass    
Stage 2: Theodulpass to Résy/St Jacques    
Stage 3: Résy/St Jacques to Col d’Olen    
Stage 4: Col d’Olen to Alagna/Pastore    
Stage 5: Alagna/Pastore to Macugnaga    
Stage 6: Macugnaga to Saas Fee    
Stage 7: Saas Fee to Grächen    
Stage 8: Grächen to Zermatt – the Europaweg   
• Author is a qualified Accompagnateur en Montagne (Trekking Guide)

Other Items You Might Like

  • Similar Items Available
  • Items From This Author
  • Items From This Category
MONT BLANC WALKS: 50 OF THE BEST WALKS AND SHORT TREKS IN THE REGION Hilary Sharp 2010 2nd ed Softcover New 2 Copies Available
By: Sharp, Hilary
Price $4.95 ~ Regular $30.00, You Save $25.05 (84%)
- Item # GB2094-4512
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
TREKKING IN THE ALPS: 20 CLASSIC ROUTES Kev Reynolds 2011
By: Reynolds, Kev
Price $29.95
- Item # GB2514
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
THE GRAND TOUR OF MONTE ROSA: A CIRCUIT OF THE PENNINE ALPS VOLUME 2: Valle della Sesia to Martigny (The Swiss Valleys)
By: Wright, C.J.
Price $22.95
- Item # GB436
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
PENNINE ALPS CENTRAL: WEISSHORN, DENT BLANCHE, MONTE ROSA, MATTERHORN, ITALIAN VALLEY RANGES, VALPELLINE SOUTH Robin G. Collomb 1975 Hardcover Near Fine-Fine 2 Copies Available
By: Collomb, R. G.
Price $7.99 ~ Regular $30.00, You Save $22.01 (73%)
- Item # OPG260-4512
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
TELEMARK'S CROSS-COUNTRY SKI TOUR GUIDE TO SOUTHERN LAKE TAHOE Bill Crawford, Kathryn Dyrr 1983 1st ed Paperback Fine
By: Crawford, Bill and Kathryn Dyrr
Price $99.00
- Item # OP5329-178
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
DER MONTE-ROSA: EINE TOPOGRAPHISCHE UND NATURHISTORISCHE SKIZZE [THE MONTE ROSA: A TOPOGRAPHICAL AND NATURAL HISTORY SKETCH] Ludwig Freiherr von Welden 1992 Hardcover DJ Fine
By: Welden, Ludwig Freiherr von
Price $9.99 ~ Regular $100.00, You Save $90.01 (90%)
- Item # OP4048-135
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
CHAMONIX MOUNTAIN ADVENTURES Hilary Sharp 2012 1st edition [Climbing, Bouldering, Hiking, Via Ferratas, Biking, Huts, Running]
By: Sharp, Hilary
Price $24.95
- Item # GB6633
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
GLACIERS [CONDON LECTURES] Robert P. Sharp 1960 Paperback Very Good-Near Fine 2 Copies Available
By: Sharp, Robert P.
Price $1.99 ~ Regular $20.00, You Save $18.01 (90%)
- Item # OP3941-2412
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
DISASTER IN THE MOUNTAINS: COLBY COOMBS' STORY OF SURVIVAL O'Shei 2007
By: O'Shei, Tim
Price $23.95
- Item # BK2195
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
GUIDEBOOK FOR SEISMOLOGICAL STUDY TOUR: 1963 MEETING OF THE INTERNATIONAL UNION OF GEODESY AND GEOPHYSICS Tocher, Engel, Von Huene, Bateman and Ross 1963 1st edition Softcover Fine
By: Tocher, Engel, Von Huene, Bateman & Ross
Price $19.95 ~ Regular $50.00, You Save $30.05 (60%)
- Item # OP3622-479
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
MONT BLANC WALKS: 50 OF THE BEST WALKS AND SHORT TREKS IN THE REGION Hilary Sharp 2010 2nd ed Softcover New 2 Copies Available
By: Sharp, Hilary
Price $4.95 ~ Regular $30.00, You Save $25.05 (84%)
- Item # GB2094-4512
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
CHAMONIX MOUNTAIN ADVENTURES Hilary Sharp 2012 1st edition [Climbing, Bouldering, Hiking, Via Ferratas, Biking, Huts, Running]
By: Sharp, Hilary
Price $24.95
- Item # GB6633
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
ALPS FROM END TO END Sir William Martin Conway 1st UK edition 1895 Near Fine
By: Conway, Martin. Illustrations by A.D. McCormick
Price $114.99 ~ Regular $350.00, You Save $235.01 (67%)
- Item # OP167AB-334
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
CLUBFUHRER BERNER ALPEN [CLUB LEADER BERNESE ALPS] Karl Hausmann 1989 8th ed Hardcover DJ Fine
By: Hausmann, Karl
Price $4.99
- Item # OPG5739-716
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
BERNESE OBERLAND SELECTED CLIMBS Les Swindin 2003 New Softcover Multiple Copies Available
By: Swindin, Les
Price $2.95 ~ Regular $44.95, You Save $42.00 (93%)
- Item # GB430-4514
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
HOT ICE: EISKLETTERN IN DER SCHWEIZ [ICE CLIMBING IN SWITZERLAND] Urs Odermatt 2004 1st ed New Paperback
By: Odermatt, Urs
Price $9.95 ~ Regular $30.00, You Save $20.05 (67%)
- Item # GB2387-451
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
HERDENGLOCKEN:EIN BUCH VON TIEREN, BERGEN UND BLUMEN MIT 78 AUFNAHMEN [COW BELLS: A BOOK OF ANIMALS, MOUNTAINS AND FLOWERS IN 78 SHOTS] Jurg Klages 1952 1st ed Hardcover DJ Fine
By: Klages, Jurg
Price $19.99 ~ Regular $45.00, You Save $25.01 (56%)
- Item # OP7194-219
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
PENNINE ALPS WEST: AROLLA, DIX, OTEMMA, VALPELLINE NORTH, COMBIN, VELAN, GREAT ST. BERNARD Robin G. Collomb Hardcover Fine 2 Copies Available
By: Collomb, R. G.
Price $1.99 ~ Regular $30.00, You Save $28.01 (93%)
- Item # OPG270-4512
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
ADLEBODEN SWISS TOPO MAP 1247
Price $19.95
- Item # MP448
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
SWITZERLAND [LARGE FORMAT PHOTOS] Robert Bosch 2011 1st ed Oversize New Hardcover
By: Bosch, Robert
Price $125.00
- Item # BK11866
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
CLIMBER'S & HIKER'S GUIDE TO THE WORLD'S MOUNTAINS Kelsey, Michael. 4th & latest editon
By: Kelsey, Michael.
Price $36.95
- Item # GB158
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
BREGAGLIA EAST: MALOJA, FORNO, ALBIGNA, ALLIEVI, DISGRACIA R. G. Collomb 1971 Hardcover Near Fine
By: Collomb, R. G.
Price $3.00 ~ Regular $30.00, You Save $27.00 (90%)
- Item # OPG206A-451
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart