Grande Traversata delle Alpi

Description

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  1. Name Grande Traversata delle Alpi (GTA)
  2. Length of trail 1,000 km, 621 miles
  3. Length in days 70 days
  4. Start of trail Viozene
  5. End of trail Molik Calasca
  6. Traildino grading SW, Strenuous walk, mountain trail
  7. Hut tour grading T2, Mountain walk

Grande Traversata delle Alpi

Viozene - Molini Calasca, Piemonte, 1000 km, 70 days

The Italian Alpine Traverse was inspired by the French success of the Grande Traversée des Alpes. Starting in Viozene on the Mediterranean and ending at the foot of the Monte Rosa in Molini Calasca, the trail counts 55 day sections. Often the day ends in a refuge, but on other days you will sleep in a posto tappa GTA, simple lodges in mountain villages, sometimes serving food, sometimes self catering. During high season (August) reservations are advisable. The 1000 km or so are marked “GTA”. The trail was set out along existing paths, mostly along the watershed near the French and Swiss border. The character of the trail is comparable to that of a regular Alpine huts trekking.

Select some tracks
Grande Traversata delle Alpi
.GTA: Campello Monti - Rimella, 8.4km
.GTA: Rimella - Alpe Baranca, 11km
.GTA: Alpe Baranca - Carcoforo, 8.8km
.GTA: Carcoforo - Rima, 9.8km
.GTA: Rima - Sant' Antonio di Valvogna, 15km
.GTA: Sant' Antonio di Valvogna - Rifugio Rivetti, 15km
.GTA: Rifugio Rivetti - Santuario San Giovanni, 13km
.GTA: Santuario San Giovanni - Oropa, 7.3km
.GTA: Oropa - Rifugio Coda, 9.2km
.GTA: Rifugio Coda - Maletto, 9.2km
.GTA: Maletto - Le Capanne, 12km
.GTA: Le Capanne - Fondo, 13km
.GTA: Le Fondo - Piamprato, 12km
.GTA: Piamprato - Ronco Canavese, 9km
.GTA: Ronco Canavese - Talosio, 13km
.GTA: Talosio - San Lorenzo, 14km
.GTA: San Lorenzo - Noasca, 16km
.GTA: Noasca - Ceresole Reale, 11km
.GTA: Ceresole Reale - Pialpetta, 14km
.GTA: Pialpetta - Balme, 15km
.GTA: Balme - Usseglio, 13km
.GTA: Usseglio - Il Truc, 22km
.GTA: Il Truc - Susa, 7.2km
.Grande Traversata delle Alpi - altre tappe, 235km
Grande Traversata delle Alpi, 689km
GTA:Colle della Lace-Quincinetto, via Trovinasse, 12km
GTA varianta Rifugio Lago Verde, 17km
Grande Traversata delle Alpi, 1.7km
Grande Traversata delle Alpi, 15km
Grande Traversata delle Alpi, 0.9km
831:Quincinetto (Ponte sulla Dora)-Colle di Pian Spergiurati, 8.9km
GTAC06N:Le_Capanne-Alpe_Chiaromonte, 4.5km
Grande traversata del Biellese, 67km
Grande traversata delle Alpi

Books

Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2005
  • Through the Italian Alps
  • A guidebook to the 663km Grande Traversata Delle Alpi trek through the western Italian Alps traversing the Ligurian, Maritime, Cottian, Graian and Pennine Alps to finish near Monte Rosa. The guide splits the route into 47 day stages of 4 to 23km. In total there is 44,000m of ascent/descent, so a good level of fitness and experience is required. Read more
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United Kingdom
2005
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
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United Kingdom
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Kompass
Germany
  • MARCO POLO Reiseführer Piemont, Turin
  • Kompakte Informationen, Insider-Tipps, Erlebnistouren und digitale Extras:Entdecken Sie mit MARCO POLO das Piemont intensiv von den Seen im Nordosten über spektakuläre Berglandschaften in den Westalpen bis zur eleganten Hauptstadt Turin - mit dem MARCO POLO Reiseführer kommen Sie sofort im Piemont an. Erfahren Sie, welche Highlights Sie neben... Read more
Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2016
  • The GR5 Trail
  • An essential guidebook for walking the GR5 trail, 660km from Lac Leman (Lake Geneva) to Nice or Menton, through the French Alps. Includes all the main variant routes as it passes Mont Blanc, then through the Vanoise, the Queyras and the Mercantour National Parks. Includes accommodation, profiles and maps. Suitable for fairly experienced hikers. Read more
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The Book Depository
United Kingdom
2016
Bol.com
Netherlands
2016
  • The GR5 trail
  • The GR5 is one of the world's most spectacular long-distance trails. This guide describes the route from the shores of Lac L man (lake Geneva) over the Alps and down to the trail's finish at Nice. Interesting variant routes include the stunning GR55 through the Vanoise National Park and the GR52, which crosses the Mercantour National Park to... Read more
Bol.com
Belgium
2016
  • The GR5 trail
  • The GR5 is one of the world's most spectacular long-distance trails. This guide describes the route from the shores of Lac L man (lake Geneva) over the Alps and down to the trail's finish at Nice. Interesting variant routes include the stunning GR55 through the Vanoise National Park and the GR52, which crosses the Mercantour National Park to... Read more
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Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2011
  • Trekking in the Alps
  • A book to 20 classic trekking routes in the Alps. Exploring the best trekking areas, outline descriptions and photographs illustrate the classics such as the Tour of Mont Blanc, and Chamonix to Zermatt, as well a number of trekking routes in Slovenia, the Italian Dolomites, the French Alps, Austrian Alps and Swiss Alps. Ideal for inspiration. Read more
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  • Stanfords, United Kingdom
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  • De Zwerver, Netherlands
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
2011
  • Alps Trekking
  • An inspirational walking guide to 20 summer treks in the European Alps in Italy, Austria, Switzerland, France and Slovenia, by 8 Alpine trekking experts, including the classics such as the Tour of Mont Blanc and lesser-known routes like the Traverse of the Slovenian Alps. All the rich scenic diversity for which the Alps are renowned is... Read more
The Book Depository
United Kingdom
2011
  • Trekking in the Alps
  • An inspirational guidebook to 20 classic treks in the Alps. As well as introducing new hiking areas in the Alps, classics such as the Tour of Mont Blanc, and Chamonix to Zermatt are included. Trekking in the Alps is immensely satisfying, and this book celebrates the rich and scenic diversity for which this great mountain range is renowned. Read more
Bol.com
Netherlands
2011
  • Trekking in the Alps
  • An inspirational guide to the delights of Alpine multi-day hikes. With 20 hikes described, including classics such as the Tour of Mont Blanc and the Tour of the Vanoise as well as new multi-day routes like the Traverse of the Slovenian Alps, this guide celebrates the rich scenic diversity for which the Alps are renowned.The eight talented... Read more
Bol.com
Belgium
2011
  • Trekking in the Alps
  • An inspirational guide to the delights of Alpine multi-day hikes. With 20 hikes described, including classics such as the Tour of Mont Blanc and the Tour of the Vanoise as well as new multi-day routes like the Traverse of the Slovenian Alps, this guide celebrates the rich scenic diversity for which the Alps are renowned.The eight talented... Read more
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2011
  • Wandelgids Trekking in the Alps | Cicerone
  • All the rich scenic diversity for which the Alps are renowned is celebrated here, while the 20 treks described include well-known classics as well as newly-created multi-day routes. The eight talented writers and photographers brought together to produce this book are among the most experienced of Alpine trekkers. Between them they have... Read more
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De Zwerver
Netherlands
2015
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2014
  • Fotoboek GTA - Grande Traversata delle Alpi | Rother
  • Eine unvergessliche Fußreise durch den italienischen Westalpenbogen: Die Grande Traversata delle Alpi (kurz GTA), eine der spannendsten Alpendurchquerungen, führt durch abgelegene, fast verges-sene Täler des Piemont. Mit beeindruckenden Aufnahmen und lebendigen Erzählungen gibt dieser Bildband Einblick in einige der schönsten Winkel der Alpen –... Read more
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Maps

Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Mondovì - Val Ellero - Val Maudagna - Val Corsaglia - Val Casotto
  • Val Vermenagna - Valle Pesio - Alta Valle Ellero area of the Italian Alps presented at 1:25,000 in a series of large, contoured and GPS compatible walking maps from Fraternali Editore, printed on light, waterproof and tear-resistant synthetic paper. Maps in this series have topography shown by contour lines at 5m intervals with relief shading,... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Matterhorn/M. Cervino - Breuil Cervinia - Champoluc 25K IGC Map No. 108
  • Matterhorn/M. Cervino - Breuil-Cervinia - Champoluc area at 1:25,000 in a series of contoured, GPS compatible walking maps from the Turin based Istituto Geografico Centrale, highlighting hiking trails including long-distance routes, ski routes and alpine accommodation. Maps in this series have contours at 25m intervals, enhanced by shading and... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Valle Maira L`Escursionista Editore
  • Valle Maira, at 1:25,000 on a waterproof and tear-resistant, double-sided, contoured and GPS-compatible map from the Istituto Geografico Adriatico with an overprint highlighting numerous local and long-distance hiking trails, including the GTA (Grande Traversata delle Alpi). The map shows various types of accommodation (huts and refuges, B&Bs,... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Valle Gesso - Parco Naturale delle Alpi Marittime
  • Valle Gesso - Parco Naturale delle Alpi Marittime in the Italian Alps presented at 1:25,000 in a series of large, contoured and GPS compatible walking maps from Fraternali Editore, printed on light, waterproof and tear-resistant synthetic paper. Maps in this series have topography shown by contour lines at 5m intervals with relief shading, spot... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Alta Val Tanaro - Alta Valle Arroscia - Alta Valle Argentina
  • Val Vermenagna - Valle Pesio - Alta Valle Ellero area of the Italian Alps presented at 1:25,000 in a series of large, contoured and GPS compatible walking maps from Fraternali Editore, printed on light, waterproof and tear-resistant synthetic paper. Maps in this series have topography shown by contour lines at 5m intervals with relief shading,... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Limone Piemonte - Vallée des Merveilles 25K IGC Map No. 114
  • Limone Piemonte - Vallée des Merveilles area at 1:25,000 in a series of contoured, GPS compatible walking maps from the Turin based Istituto Geografico Centrale, highlighting hiking trails including long-distance routes, ski routes and alpine accommodation. Maps in this series have contours at 25m intervals, enhanced by shading and graphic... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Val Germanasca - Val Chisone
  • Val Germanasca - Val Chisone area of the Italian Alps presented at 1:25,000 in a series of large, contoured and GPS compatible walking maps from Fraternali Editore, printed on light, waterproof and tear-resistant synthetic paper. Maps in this series have topography shown by contour lines at 5m intervals with relief shading, spot heights, and... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Albenga - Alassio - Savona 50K IGC Map No. 15
  • The coast of the Italian Riviera around Albenga, Alassio and Savona in a series contoured hiking maps at 1:50,000 with local trails, long-distance footpaths, mountain accommodation, etc. from the Turin based Istituto Geografico Centrale.Maps in this series have contours at 50m intervals, enhanced by shading and graphic relief. An overprint... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Sanremo - Ventimiglia - Bassa Val Roia - Val Nervia
  • Finalese area of the Italian Alps presented at 1:25,000 in a series of large, contoured and GPS compatible walking maps from Fraternali Editore, printed on light, waterproof and tear-resistant synthetic paper. Maps in this series have topography shown by contour lines at 5m intervals with relief shading, spot heights, and colouring and/or... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Valle Po - Monviso - Monte Bracco
  • Valle Po - Monviso - Monte Bracco area of the Italian Alps presented at 1:25,000 in a series of large, contoured and GPS compatible walking maps from Fraternali Editore, printed on light, waterproof and tear-resistant synthetic paper. Maps in this series have topography shown by contour lines at 5m intervals with relief shading, spot heights,... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Alta Valle Maira
  • Alta Valle Maira in the Italian Alps presented at 1:25,000 in a series of large, contoured and GPS compatible walking maps from Fraternali Editore, printed on light, waterproof and tear-resistant synthetic paper. Maps in this series have topography shown by contour lines at 5m intervals with relief shading, spot heights, and colouring and/or... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Italy: IGC 25K Walking Maps of the Italian Alps
  • Italian Alps at 1:25,000 in a series of contoured, GPS compatible walking maps from the Turin based Istituto Geografico Centrale, highlighting hiking trails including long-distance routes, ski routes and alpine accommodation. The maps have contours at 25m intervals, enhanced by shading and graphic relief for very clear presentation of the... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Rocciamelone - Uja di Ciamarella - Le Levanne 25K IGC Map No. 103
  • Rocciamelone - Uja di Ciamarella - Le Levanne area at 1:25,000 in a series of contoured, GPS compatible walking maps from the Turin based Istituto Geografico Centrale, highlighting hiking trails including long-distance routes, ski routes and alpine accommodation. Maps in this series have contours at 25m intervals, enhanced by shading and... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Valle Orco - Gran Paradiso
  • Valli di Lanzo in the Italian Alps presented at 1:25,000 in a series of large, contoured and GPS compatible walking maps from Fraternali Editore, printed on light, waterproof and tear-resistant synthetic paper. Maps in this series have topography shown by contour lines at 5m intervals with relief shading, spot heights, and colouring and/or... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Val Vermenagna - Valle Pesio - Alta Valle Ellero
  • Val Vermenagna - Valle Pesio - Alta Valle Ellero area of the Italian Alps presented at 1:25,000 in a series of large, contoured and GPS compatible walking maps from Fraternali Editore, printed on light, waterproof and tear-resistant synthetic paper. Maps in this series have topography shown by contour lines at 5m intervals with relief shading,... Read more
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  • elcamello 2017-10-03 10:42:11
  • maps and books
  • Hi all
    I would suggest this guide:
    https://www.libreriageografica.com/novita/187-gta-nord.html
    and these maps:
    https://www.libreriageografica.com/offerte/160-val-formazza-parco-nazionale-alpe-veglia.html
    https://www.libreriageografica.com/escursionismo/28-valle-antrona-n-7.html
    https://www.libreriageografica.com/offerte/157-valle-anzasca.html
    https://www.libreriageografica.com/escursionismo/37-valsesia-n4.html
    https://www.libreriageografica.com/escursionismo/36-valsesia-n3.html
    https://www.libreriageografica.com/escursionismo/30-valsesia-n1.html



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  • Ifer 2013-11-13 20:11:27
  • Website Grande Traversata in het Nederlands
  • GTA - Wandelen in Piemonte langs de Grande Traversata delle Alpi
    http://grandetraversata.wordpress.com
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