Écrins

Description

Écrins

The Massif des Écrins is a high Alpine region east of Grenoble. Highest summit is the Barre des Écrins, 4.102 m. The GR54, Tour de l'Oisans, and the GR50, Tour des Écrins, both make a round tour possible in this large and partly glaciated mountain area. It is reasonably protected, compared to other French Alpine regions.

Map

Hiking Map of Ecrins

Trails in this region

Books

Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2018
  • The GR5 Trail - Benelux and Lorraine
  • Guidebook to walking the northern section of the GR5 - 1000km starting in Hoek van Holland and passing through the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg and Lorraine to Schirmeck in France. A long-distance route covering a variety of cultures and landscapes. The full GR5 from the North Sea to the Mediterranean is one of the world's greatest trails. Read more
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2018
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Netherlands
2018
  • Wandelgids The GR5 Trail Benelux and Lorraine | Cicerone
  • Guidebook to walking the northern section of the GR5 - 1000km starting in Hoek van Holland and passing through the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg and Lorraine to Schirmeck in France. A long-distance route covering a variety of cultures and landscapes. The full GR5 from the North Sea to the Mediterranean is one of the world's greatest trails. Read more
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Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2018
  • Walking in the Brianconnais
  • Guidebook of 40 walks around Briançon in France. Walks for all abilities ranging from 1½ to 7hrs. The book focuses on the stunning valleys of Clarée, Cerveyrette, Ayes, Durance and Guisane, and includes the magnificent Alpine landscapes around Vallouise and Montgenèvre. Read more
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United Kingdom
2018
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2018
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Netherlands
2018
  • Wandelgids Walking in the Briançonnais | Cicerone
  • Guidebook of 40 walks around Briançon in France. Walks for all abilities ranging from 1½ to 7hrs. The book focuses on the stunning valleys of Clarée, Cerveyrette, Ayes, Durance and Guisane, and includes the magnificent Alpine landscapes around Vallouise and Montgenèvre. Read more
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Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2017
  • Alpine Ski Mountaineering Vol 1 - Western Alps
  • This guidebook describes the finest high-level ski tours and ski mountaineering routes in the Western Alps in areas as diverse as the Ecrins, Vanoise, Haute Maurienne, Gran Paradiso, Mont Blanc, Valais and Urner Alps. Includes the classic Haute Route, the ski mountaineering traverse through the Alps between Chamonix and Zermatt. Read more
Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2014
  • Via Ferratas of the French Alps
  • This guidebook covers 66 varied via ferratas in the French Alps. The routes are spread over six areas: Geneva and the Northern Alps, Chambéry, Tarentaise and Maurienne valleys, Grenoble and Briançon, amid the Mont Blanc, Vanoise and Queyras ranges. Difficulty ranges from easy, protected routes through to exposed, technical challenges. Read more
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2014
  • French Alps - Via Ferratas - 66 Routes Between Geneva and Briançon
  • Via Ferratas of the French Alps by Cicerone covers 66 varied routes across six areas: Geneva and the Northern Alps, Chambéry, Tarentaise and Maurienne valleys, Grenoble and Briançon, amid the Mont Blanc, Vanoise and Queyras ranges. Difficulty ranges from easy, protected routes through to exposed, technical challenges. The routes in this... Read more
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2014
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  • Cheviot Hills - Jedburgh & Wooler OS Explorer Map OL16 (paper)
  • The Cheviot Hills on a detailed topographic and GPS compatible map OL16, paper version, from the Ordnance Survey’s 1:25,000 Explorer series. Coverage includes Jedburgh, Woolmer, part of the Northumberland National Park, the peaks of The Cheviot, Corby Pike, Cold Law, Scrathy Holes and Windy Gyle, Catcleugh Reservoir, sections of the Pennine Way... Read more
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United Kingdom
2018
  • La traversee des Alpes - la Vanoise parc national GR5/GR55 2018
  • Uitstekende routegids met gedetailleerde kaarten en een routebeschrijving. Fout lopen wordt op deze manier wel erg moeilijk. Met symbolen is weergegeven welke voorzieningen (openbaar vervoer / winkels / overnachtingen) er zijn langs of bij de route. De gids bevat een lijst met overnachtingsadressen inclusief telefoonnummers en meestal aangevuld... Read more
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2018
  • La Traversee der Alpes La Vanoise - PN de la Vanoise GR5/GR55
  • La Vanoise (including Parc National de la Vanoise), FFRP topoguide Ref. no. 530, covering the second section of the GR5 in the French Alps between Landry and Modane, its lower variant on the GR5E along the river Arc, plus the traverse of the Vanoise Massif along the GR55. The guide also includes several variants linking these three main trails.... Read more
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Netherlands
2018
  • Wandelgids 530 GR5 Parc national de la Vanoise - Franse Alpen | FFRP
  • Uitstekende routegids met gedetailleerde kaarten en een routebeschrijving. Fout lopen wordt op deze manier wel erg moeilijk. Met symbolen is weergegeven welke voorzieningen (openbaar vervoer / winkels / overnachtingen) er zijn langs of bij de route. De gids bevat een lijst met overnachtingsadressen inclusief telefoonnummers en meestal aangevuld... Read more
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  • Reading & Windsor - Henley-on-Thames & Bracknell OS Landranger Map 175 (paper)
  • Reading – Windsor area, including a section of the Thames Path / E2 European Long-distance Path, on a paper version of map No. 175 from the Ordnance Survey’s Landranger series at 1:50,000, with contoured and GPS compatible topographic mapping plus tourist information.MOBILE DOWNLOADS: As well as the physical edition of the map, each Landranger... Read more
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  • North York Moors Western OS Explorer Map OL26 (paper)
  • The western part of the North York Moors National Park on a detailed topographic and GPS compatible map OL26, paper version, from the Ordnance Survey’s 1:25,000 Explorer series. Coverage extends from Ampleforth in the south northwards to Saltburn-by-the-Sea, and from Ingleby Arncliffe to Danby, Castleton and Hutton-le-Hole, and includes... Read more
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  • Canterbury, East Kent, Dover & Margate OS Landranger Map 179 (paper)
  • Eastern Kent with Canterbury, Dover and Margate, including sections of the North Downs Way and the E2 and E9 European Long-Distance Paths, on a paper version of map No. 179 from the Ordnance Survey’s Landranger series at 1:50,000, with contoured and GPS compatible topographic mapping plus tourist information.MOBILE DOWNLOADS: As well as the... Read more
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  • Seyne - Chabanon - le Grand Puy - Tete de l`Estrop IGN 3439ET
  • Topographic survey of France at 1:25,000 in IGN`s excellent TOP25 / Série Bleue series. All the maps are GPS compatible, with a 1km UTM grid plus latitude and longitude lines at 5’ intervals. Contours are at 5m intervals except for mountainous areas where the maps have contours at 10m intervals, vividly enhanced by hill shading and graphics for... Read more
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  • Champsaur - Vieux Chaillol - PN des Ecrins IGN WATERPROOF 3437OTR
  • Topographic survey of France at 1:25,000 in IGN`s excellent TOP25 / Série Bleue series. All the maps are GPS compatible, with a 1km UTM grid plus latitude and longitude lines at 5’ intervals. Contours are at 5m intervals except for mountainous areas where the maps have contours at 10m intervals, vividly enhanced by hill shading and graphics for... Read more
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  • Digne-les-Bains - Sisteron - Les Mees IGN 3340ET
  • Topographic survey of France at 1:25,000 in IGN`s excellent TOP25 / Série Bleue series. All the maps are GPS compatible, with a 1km UTM grid plus latitude and longitude lines at 5’ intervals. Contours are at 5m intervals except for mountainous areas where the maps have contours at 10m intervals, vividly enhanced by hill shading and graphics for... Read more
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  • Orcieres-Merlette - Sirac - Mourre Froid - PN des Ecrins IGN 3437ET
  • Topographic survey of France at 1:25,000 in IGN`s excellent TOP25 / Série Bleue series. All the maps are GPS compatible, with a 1km UTM grid plus latitude and longitude lines at 5’ intervals. Contours are at 5m intervals except for mountainous areas where the maps have contours at 10m intervals, vividly enhanced by hill shading and graphics for... Read more
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  • Haute Tinee 1 - Auron - PN du Mercantour IGN 3639OT
  • Topographic survey of France at 1:25,000 in IGN`s excellent TOP25 / Série Bleue series. All the maps are GPS compatible, with a 1km UTM grid plus latitude and longitude lines at 5’ intervals. Contours are at 5m intervals except for mountainous areas where the maps have contours at 10m intervals, vividly enhanced by hill shading and graphics for... Read more
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  • Gap - Briancon - PN des Ecrins - Parc du Queyras IGN TOP100 158
  • Discover the new double-sided laminated edition of TOP100 road maps of France from the Institut Géographique National (IGN); exceptionally detailed, contoured road maps which include the cycle paths and greenways of the AF3V (French Association for the Development of Cycle Paths and Greenways), ideal for exploring the French countryside by car,... Read more
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  • Oisans Champsaur - Massif Ecrins 2015
  • Ecrins Massif - Oisans - Champsaur region in a series of GPS compatible, contoured TOP 75 maps at 1:75,000 from the IGN, highlighting local and long-distance hiking paths, cycling routes and sites for other recreational activities. The map includes five large panels showing the areas around le Taillfer, le Sirac, Pic du Tourond, le Gragas, and... Read more
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  • Massif des Ecrins - Oisans - Champsaur IGN 75006
  • Ecrins Massif - Oisans - Champsaur region in a series of GPS compatible, contoured TOP 75 maps at 1:75,000 from the IGN, highlighting local and long-distance hiking paths, cycling routes and sites for other recreational activities. The map includes five large panels showing the areas around le Taillfer, le Sirac, Pic du Tourond, le Gragas, and... Read more
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  • Fietskaart - Wandelkaart 06 Oisans Champsaur - Massif des Ecrins | IGN
  • Ecrins Massif - Oisans - Champsaur region in a series of GPS compatible, contoured TOP 75 maps at 1:75,000 from the IGN, highlighting local and long-distance hiking paths, cycling routes and sites for other recreational activities. The map includes five large panels showing the areas around le Taillfer, le Sirac, Pic du Tourond, le Gragas, and... Read more
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  • Montagne de Lure/Les Mees/Chateau-Arnoux-St-Auban 2019
  • Topographic survey of France at 1:25,000 in IGN`s excellent TOP25 / Série Bleue series. All the maps are GPS compatible, with a 1km UTM grid plus latitude and longitude lines at 5’ intervals. Contours are at 5m intervals except for mountainous areas where the maps have contours at 10m intervals, vividly enhanced by hill shading and graphics for... Read more
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  • Montagne de Lure - les Mees - Chateau-Arnoux-Saint-Auban IGN 3341OT
  • Topographic survey of France at 1:25,000 in IGN`s excellent TOP25 / Série Bleue series. All the maps are GPS compatible, with a 1km UTM grid plus latitude and longitude lines at 5’ intervals. Contours are at 5m intervals except for mountainous areas where the maps have contours at 10m intervals, vividly enhanced by hill shading and graphics for... Read more
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  • Wandelkaart - Topografische kaart 3341OT Montagne de Lure | IGN
  • Topographic survey of France at 1:25,000 in IGN`s excellent TOP25 / Série Bleue series. All the maps are GPS compatible, with a 1km UTM grid plus latitude and longitude lines at 5’ intervals. Contours are at 5m intervals except for mountainous areas where the maps have contours at 10m intervals, vividly enhanced by hill shading and graphics for... Read more
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  • Briançonnais – Queyras IGN 75005
  • Briançonnais - Queyras PNR region in a series of GPS compatible, contoured TOP 75 maps at 1:75,000 from the IGN, highlighting local and long-distance hiking paths, cycling routes and sites for other recreational activities. The map includes five large panels showing the areas around Col des Ayes, Lac de l’Ascension, Riche Gauthier, Pointe de la... Read more
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2018
  • Tour de l'Oisans et des Ecrins GR54/GR541 2018
  • Tour de l`Oisans et des Ecrins, FFRP topoguide, Ref. No. 508, covering the 11 to 13 days long tour of the Ecrins massif along the GR54, including the local section of the GR5. Variants along GRs 54A, 54B, 54C, and 541 offer less demanding circuits of two to three days. Current edition of this title was published in April 2014.To see other... Read more
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2018
  • Tour de l`Oisans et des Ecrins - Parc national des Ecrins GR54/GR541
  • Tour de l`Oisans et des Ecrins, FFRP topoguide, Ref. No. 508, covering the 11 to 13 days long tour of the Ecrins massif along the GR54, including the local section of the GR5. Variants along GRs 54A, 54B, 54C, and 541 offer less demanding circuits of two to three days. Current edition of this title was published in April 2014.To see other... Read more
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2018
  • Wandelgids 508 Tour de l'Oisans et des Ecrins | FFRP
  • Tour de l`Oisans et des Ecrins, FFRP topoguide, Ref. No. 508, covering the 11 to 13 days long tour of the Ecrins massif along the GR54, including the local section of the GR5. Variants along GRs 54A, 54B, 54C, and 541 offer less demanding circuits of two to three days. Current edition of this title was published in April 2014.To see other... Read more
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  • Alsace - Mulhouse - Basel - Altkirch K+F Outdoor Map 2
  • The southern part of Alsace around Mulhouse and Guebwiller on a GPS compatible, double-sided map at 1:50,000 from Kümmerly+Frey printed on sturdy, waterproof and tear-resistant synthetic paper; contoured, with hiking and cycling routes, sites for other recreational activities, various accommodation options, restaurants and ferme-auberge... Read more
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  • Les Deux Alpes - Olan - Muzelle - PN des Ecrins IGN 3336ET
  • Topographic survey of France at 1:25,000 in IGN`s excellent TOP25 / Série Bleue series. All the maps are GPS compatible, with a 1km UTM grid plus latitude and longitude lines at 5’ intervals. Contours are at 5m intervals except for mountainous areas where the maps have contours at 10m intervals, vividly enhanced by hill shading and graphics for... Read more
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  • Alsace - Colmar - Selestat 2013
  • The central part of Alsace around Colmar and Sélestat on a GPS compatible, double-sided map at 1:50,000 from Kümmerly+Frey printed on sturdy, waterproof and tear-resistant synthetic paper; contoured, with hiking and cycling routes, sites for other recreational activities, various accommodation options, restaurants and ferme-auberge locations,... Read more
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  • Alsace - Colmar - Sélestat - Freiburg im Breisgau - Lahr K+F Outdoor Map 5
  • The central part of Alsace around Colmar and Sélestat on a GPS compatible, double-sided map at 1:50,000 from Kümmerly+Frey printed on sturdy, waterproof and tear-resistant synthetic paper; contoured, with hiking and cycling routes, sites for other recreational activities, various accommodation options, restaurants and ferme-auberge locations,... Read more
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Walking holidays

Snp Wandelreizen
Netherlands
  • Frankrijk - Ecrins
  • Aan de zuidkant van de Franse Alpen, op een zonnig plateau tegen de grens van het nationaal park Les Ecrins, ligt in het bergdorp Champcella de herberg La Bergerie. Deze wordt sinds 1994 beheerd door Jos en Karin. Zij kennen de streek als geen ander en staan je met raad en daad terzijde. Een huiselijke sfeer, het knapperende haardvuur en een... Read more
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  • Frankrijk - Ecrins
  • Ontdek de speeltuin van het hooggebergte tijdens een spetterende outdoor week. Gedraag je als echte berggeit met rotsklimmen, abseilen en via ferrata. Voor de waterratten is er 'wildwater', waarbij je gaat raften en canyoningen. In een week zijn er 4 actiedagen (of 3 bij de Via Ferrataweek). Zo is er ook tijd om zelf wat te ondernemen, te... Read more
Snp Wandelreizen
Netherlands
  • Frankrijk - Ecrins
  • Unieke doorsteek van noord naar zuid door het Massif des Ecrins, een ruig maar zonnig gebergte en tevens Nationaal Park. Elke dag beklim je, met zicht op vergletsjerde toppen, een bergpas van meer dan 2000m hoogte, om na de afdaling, in een sfeervol berghotelletje met een lekker maal, bij te komen van de inspanningen. Bagagevervoer is mogelijk. Read more
Snp Wandelreizen
Netherlands
  • Frankrijk - Ecrins
  • Zoek de hoogte op in Frankrijk! Het Parc National des Écrins staat bekend als het mooiste hooggebergte van de Franse Alpen, en ach vooruit, misschien wel van Europa. De Écrins zijn heel anders dan de Zwitserse en Oostenrijkse Alpen. Misschien is het de superblauwe lucht en het heldere licht, of de snel eroderende Terres Noires, de overvliegende... Read more
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Netherlands
  • Frankrijk - Hautes Alpes
  • Maak een majestueuze mountainbike tocht door de Franse Hautes Alpes, laveer tussen de imponerende toppen van de Ecrins en de Queyras. Beklim bekende cols uit de Tour de France, zoals de Col du Galibier (2645m) en de Col d'Izoard (2360m). Fiets voornamelijk over onverharde wegen en paden door de natuur en laat de soms drukke asfaltwegen zoveel... Read more
Snp Wandelreizen
Netherlands
  • Frankrijk - Vallée de la Clarée
  • Onbezorgde korte wandelvakantie in een hooggelegen en beschutte vallei, niet ver van de Italiaanse grens, met op de achtergrond fluitende alpenmarmotten en wellicht een groepje gemzen. Naar keuze loop je samen met een ezel of je beklimt alle bergen helemaal op eigen benen. Een spannende tocht, langs beekjes en meren, met overnachtingen in... Read more
Snp Wandelreizen
Netherlands
  • Frankrijk - Savoie
  • De GR5 is de roemruchte, meer dan 2000 km lange wandelroute van Hoek-van-Holland naar Nice. SNP gaat de komende jaren het spectaculairste stuk GR5 van het Meer van Genève door de ruige Franse Alpen naar Nice aanbieden in 4 etappes. Etappe 1 loopt van Evian-les-Bains naar de Mont-Blanc. Je overnacht om en om in een sfeervol berghotelletje en een... Read more
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