By Kev Reynolds

Chamonix to Zermatt, Mont Blanc to the Matterhorn - in weeks of mountain go back and forth you can find the best number of 4000 metre peaks within the Alps and stopover at essentially the most fantastic valleys.The direction is greater than one hundred eighty kilometres lengthy. It crosses eleven passes, profits greater than 12,000 metres in peak and is a sturdy contender for the name of most pretty stroll in Europe.

This re-creation contains a few minor adjustments that have occured to the direction, in addition to the interesting two-day Europaweg - a real high-level direction that incorporates the Haute path method above the Mattertal and into Zermatt - a priceless end to an outstanding trek.There are updates to the lodging lists and the phone numbers. 'Kev Reynolds understands those components good. He's walked them for years and but consistently manages to convey a freshness and power to his writing, a unprecedented factor among glossy guidebook writers.' -TGO journal

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