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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.
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1995. Color photos, maps. The ultimate alpine long distance walk which encircles most of the Pennine Alps. Covers the Valle Della Sesia to Martigny (via the Swiss valleys). Durable PVC cover.

The Grand Tour of Monte Rosa encircles most of the Pennine Alps.

Vol 1: Martigny to Valle della Sesia (The Italian Valleys)

Vol 2: Valle della Sesia to Martigny (The Swiss Valleys)

Chris Wright's splendid text embraces all the many variants (especially in the Italian valleys), so as well as being the first English language guide to the entire tour, it can be used for smaller Pennine tours in Italy and Switzerland. Full account is taken of the places en route, accommodation and historical associations.

The GTMR will certainly become the ultimate Alpine walk, outclassing all others. Strong walkers could do it in 13 days, but most walkers would prefer a more leisurely three weeks. Both volumes are copiously illustrated with photographs, maps and diagrams.

INTRODUCTION
     The Grand Tour of Monte Rosa
     The Monte Rosa Range and the Pennine Alps
GENERAL INFORMATION
     A When to Go
     B How to Get There
     C Currency
     D Insurance
     E The Language
     F Preparation and Precautions
     G Mountain Safety
     H Clothing and Equipment
     I Paths and Waymarks
     J Accommodation
     K Flora and Fauna
     L Maps
     M Using this Guide

SECTIONS
     1 Martigny and the Val de Bagnes
     2 Val de Bagnes to Valpelline   
     3 Valpelline to Valtournanche
     4 Valtournanche to Valle d’Ayas
     5 Valle d’Ayas to Valle di Gressoney
     6 Valle di Gressoney to Valle della Sesia

VOLUME 2
7   Valle della Sesia to Valle Anzasca
     7.1 Colle del Turlo
     Macugnaga and the Valle Anzasca
     Excursion from Macugnaga to the Belvedere
     7.2 Colle Piglimo
     7.3 Colle Mud
     7.4 Bochetta della Moanda
     Rima San Giuseppe
     7.5 Colle del Piccolo Altare
     7.6 Colle dell Vallè
     7.7 Colle del Termo
     Carcoforo
     7.8 Paso della Miniera
     7.9 Colle d’Egua
8   Valle Anzasca to Saastal
     8.1 Passo di Monte Moro
     The View from the Monte Moro
     Early travellers across the Monte Moro
     Descent into Switzerland
     To Saas Fee via the Kappellenweg
     Saas Fee and the Saastal
     8.2 Mondelli Pass
9   Saastal to Mattertal
     St Niklaus
10 Mattertal to Turtmantal
     10.1 Jung Pass
     10.2 Augstbord Pass
11 Turtmantal to Val d’Anniviers
     11.1 Pas de Forcletta
     11.2 Meid Pass
     The Val d’Anniviers
12 Val d’Anniviers to Val d’Hérens
     12.1 Colle de Sorebois
     12.2 Col du Tsaté
     12.3 Col de Torrent
     The Val d’Hérens
13 Val d’Hérens to Val d’Hérémence
     13.1 Pas de Chèvres and Col de Riedmatten
     13.2 Col de la Meina
     The Val des Dix and the Grand Dixence
14 Val d’Hérémence to Val de Bagnes
     14.1 Col de Louvie
     14.2 Col de Chassoure
     14.3 Descent to Martigny

APPENDIXES
     A. Refuges and other Accommodation
     B. Glossary

REFERENCES and BIBLIOGRAPHY

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