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 (Nord), 434km
.GTA: Santuario San Giovanni - Oropa, 7.3km
.GTA: Alpe Baranca - Carcoforo, 8.8km
.GTA: Rima - Sant' Antonio di Valvogna, 15km
.GTA: Carcoforo - Rima, 9.8km
Grande Traversata delle Alpi
.GTA: Campello Monti - Rimella, 8.4km
.GTA: Rimella - Alpe Baranca, 11km
.GTA: Sant' Antonio di Valvogna - Rifugio Rivetti, 15km
.GTA: Rifugio Rivetti - Santuario San Giovanni, 13km
.GTA: Oropa - Rifugio Coda, 9.2km
.GTA: Rifugio Coda - Maletto, 8.6km
.GTA: Maletto - Le Capanne, 13km
.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, 15km
.GTA: Noasca - Ceresole Reale, 11km
.GTA: Ceresole Reale - Pialpetta, 14km
.GTA: Pialpetta - Balme, 16km
.GTA: Balme - Usseglio, 13km
.GTA: Usseglio - Il Truc, 22km
.GTA: Il Truc - Susa, 7.2km
.Grande Traversata delle Alpi - altre tappe, 236km
Grande Traversata delle Alpi
GTA:Colle della Lace-Quincinetto, via Trovinasse, 12km
GTA varianta Rifugio Lago Verde, 17km
Grande Traversata delle Alpi, 1.7km
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
Sentiero Italia - Tappa E62, 8.4km
F12b DORCIA di fuori bivio F14 - MOIERO F50b GTA, 2.4km
Waterfront Trail: GTA West, 53km

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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2005
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Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2019
  • 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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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
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
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
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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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Maps

Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Alpi Marittime Natural Park
  • Parco Naturale delle Alpi Marittime in the southern part of the Italian Alps on a detailed, contoured map at 1:25,000 from Edizioni Blu, highlighting local hiking trails, huts and refuges, various facilities, etc. Coverage extends from the adjoining areas of the Mercantour National Park in France to the Juniperus Phoenicea Nature Reserve,... Read more
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  • Valsavarenche - Val di Rhêmes - Valgrisenche IGC 102
  • Valsavarenche -Val di Rhêmes – Valgrisenche area of the 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. Maps in this series have contours at 25m intervals, enhanced by... Read more
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United Kingdom
  • Il Cuneese: Cuneo - Saluzzo - Carmagnola 75K IGC Map No. 24
  • Il Cuneese area of Piedmont, including Cuneo, Saluzzo and Carmagnola, at 1:75,000 in a series contoured hiking maps with local trails, long-distance footpaths, mountain accommodation, etc. from the Turin based Istituto Geografico Centrale. This title also includes an overprint showing cycle routes.Maps in this series have contours at 50m... Read more
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  • Val Brembana - Valsassina - Le Grigne: Lecco - Bergamo 50K IGC Map No. 22
  • Val Brembana - Valsassina - Le Grigne area including Lecco and Bergamo 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Gran Paradiso - La Grivola - Cogne IGC 101
  • Gran Paradiso - La Grivola - Cogne area of the 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. Maps in this series have contours at 25m intervals, enhanced by shading... Read more
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  • Lanzo - Viù - Chialamberto - Locana 25K IGC Map No. 110
  • Lanzo - Viù - Chialamberto - Locana – Cirié – Basse Valli di Lanzo 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... Read more
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  • 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
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  • Valle Stura - Vinadio - Argentera IGC 112
  • Valle Stura - Vinadio - Argentera 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 relief for... Read more
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  • 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
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  • Wandelkaart 11 Alta Val Varaita - Alta Val Maira | Fraternali Editore
  • 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
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  • Bardonecchia - Monte Thabor - Sauze d`Oulx 25K IGC Map No. 104
  • Bardonecchia - Monte Thabor - Sauze d`Oulx 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
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  • Maritime and Ligurian Alps IGC 8
  • A cross-border area of the Maritime and Ligurian Alps at 1:50,000, with coverage on the Italian side including Limone, Alpi Maritime PN and Alta Valle Pesio e Tanaro PN, plus in France Tende, Vallée des Merveilles and Saorge, in a series contoured hiking maps with local trails, long-distance footpaths, mountain accommodation, etc. from the... Read more
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  • Wandelkaart 08 Alpi marittime e Liguri | IGC - Istituto Geografico Centrale
  • A cross-border area of the Maritime and Ligurian Alps at 1:50,000, with coverage on the Italian side including Limone, Alpi Maritime PN and Alta Valle Pesio e Tanaro PN, plus in France Tende, Vallée des Merveilles and Saorge, in a series contoured hiking maps with local trails, long-distance footpaths, mountain accommodation, etc. from the... 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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