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, 8.8km
.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, 7.2km
.GTA: Oropa - Rifugio Coda, 9.2km
.GTA: Rifugio Coda - Maletto, 9km
.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, 13km
.GTA: San Lorenzo - Noasca, 13km
.GTA: Noasca - Ceresole Reale, 11km
.GTA: Ceresole Reale - Pialpetta, 14km
.GTA: Pialpetta - Balme, 16km
.GTA: Balme - Usseglio, 13km
.GTA: Usseglio - Il Truc, 23km
.GTA: Il Truc - Susa, 7.3km
.Grande Traversata delle Alpi - altre tappe, 235km
Grande Traversata delle Alpi, 496km
GTA:Colle della Lace-Quincinetto, via Trovinasse, 12km
GTA varianta Rifugio Lago Verde, 17km
Grande Traversata delle Alpi, 10km
Grande Traversata delle Alpi, 30km
Grande Traversata delle Alpi, 1.2km
831:Quincinetto (Ponte sulla Dora)-Colle di Pian Spergiurati, 8.9km

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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The Book Depository
United Kingdom
2005
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2005
  • Wandelgids Through the Italian Alps GTA | Cicerone
  • Uitstekende beschrijving van de Grande Traversata della Alpi, een doorgaande meerdaagse wandeltocht door de Italiaanse ALpen aan de westkant. Goede routebeschrijving, schetsmatige kaarten, vol met nuttige en praktische informatie. This immensely rewarding 46-day long-distance route across the western Italian Alps is an exciting proposition,... 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
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
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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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
  • 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
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2016
  • Wandelgids The GR5 Trail | Cicerone
  • Engelsetalige wandelgids van het beroemde GR 5 pad in de Franse Alpen. Dezse gids beschrijft de gehele route van de GR 5 van het meer van Geneve tot aan Nice en de Middellandse zee. Goede beschrijvingen en informatie; kaartmateriaal is vrij beperkt. An essential guidebook for walking the GR5, one of the world's most spectacular long-distance... Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
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De Zwerver
Netherlands
2011
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
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2012
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2016
  • Wandelgids Grande Traversata delle Alpi Teil 1: Der Norden | Rotpunktverlag
  • Goede wandelgids van deze specifieke wandelroute GTA in de Italiaanse alpen. 26 Etappen plus 8 Zugangsetappen vom Wallis ins Anzasca-Tal Gute Adressen für Übernachtung und Verpflegung Routenskizzen und Übersichtskarte Quereinstiege und Überbrückungen mit öffentlichen Verkehrsmitteln Vertiefende Hintergrundinformationen zu Land und Leuten Auf... Read more
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2016
  • Wandelgids Grande Traversata delle Alpi Teil 2: Der Süden | Rotpunktverlag
  • Goede wandelgids van deze specifieke wandelroute GTA in de Italiaanse alpen. Auf der GTA lernt man spielerisch, Landschaften zu »lesen«; erkennt Spuren menschlicher Aktivitäten; wo auf den ersten Blick nur »Wildnis« zu sein scheint. Der Weitwanderweg »Grande Traversata delle Alpi/GTA«; der Anfang der 1980er-Jahre angelegt worden ist, führt... Read more
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2015
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Maps

Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Italy: IGC 50K Walking Maps of North-Western Italy
  • Italian Alps and Piedmont, the lakes and northern Lombardy, and the Italian Riviera at 1:50,000 from the Turin based Istituto Geografico Centrale on contoured hiking maps with local trails, long-distance footpaths, mountain accommodation, etc.The maps have contours at 50m intervals, enhanced by shading and graphic relief. An overprint... 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
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De Zwerver
Netherlands
  • Wandelkaart 1 Valli di susa, chisone e germanasca | IGC
  • IGC heeft een serie gedetailleerde wandelkaarten voor het Italiaanse gedeelte van de Alpen (Piemonte). Voldoende gedetailleerd voor het volgen van het lokale wandelnetwerk. Voorzien van schaduwreliëf; hoogtelijnen en referentiehoogtes. Onderscheid in soort wandelpad ( bergpad, bergpad met hindernissen,gletsjerovergang). Ook zijn de... Read more
Bol.com
Netherlands
  • IGC Italien 1 : 50 000 Wanderkarte 01 Valli di Susa, Chisone e Germanasca
  • IGC heeft een serie gedetailleerde wandelkaarten voor het Italiaanse gedeelte van de Alpen (Piemonte). Voldoende gedetailleerd voor het volgen van het lokale wandelnetwerk. Voorzien van schaduwreliëf; hoogtelijnen en referentiehoogtes. Onderscheid in soort wandelpad ( bergpad, bergpad met hindernissen,gletsjerovergang). Ook zijn de... Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Monte Rosa - Alagna - Macugnaga 50K IGC Map No. 10
  • Monte Rosa - Alagna - Macugnaga 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 highlights local footpaths and... Read more
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De Zwerver
Netherlands
  • Wandelkaart 10 Monte rosa, alagna e macugnaga | IGC
  • IGC heeft een serie gedetailleerde wandelkaarten voor het Italiaanse gedeelte van de Alpen (Piemonte). Voldoende gedetailleerd voor het volgen van het lokale wandelnetwerk. Voorzien van schaduwreliëf; hoogtelijnen en referentiehoogtes. Onderscheid in soort wandelpad ( bergpad, bergpad met hindernissen,gletsjerovergang). Ook zijn de... Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Italy: Fraternali Editore Hiking Maps of Southern Italian Alps
  • The southern part of the Italian Alps and the foothills around Turin and Lanzo on large, contoured and GPS compatible walking maps at 1:25,000 from Fraternali Editore, printed on light, waterproof and tear-resistant synthetic paper. Topography is presented by contour lines at 5m intervals with relief shading, spot heights, and colouring and/or... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
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De Zwerver
Netherlands
  • Wandelkaart 23 Cinque terre e golfo del tigullio | IGC
  • IGC heeft een serie gedetailleerde wandelkaarten voor het Italiaanse gedeelte van de Alpen (Piemonte). Voldoende gedetailleerd voor het volgen van het lokale wandelnetwerk. Voorzien van schaduwreliëf; hoogtelijnen en referentiehoogtes. Onderscheid in soort wandelpad ( bergpad, bergpad met hindernissen,gletsjerovergang). Ook zijn de... Read more
Bol.com
Netherlands
  • IGC Italien 1 : 50 000 Wanderkarte 23 Golf del Tigullio
  • Cinque Terre - Golfo del Tigullio, map no. 23, 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 covering the Italian Alps and Piedmont, the lakes and northern Lombardy, and the Italian Riviera.The maps have contours at 50m... Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Bassa Valle Varaita - Bassa Valle Maira
  • Bassa Valle Varaita - Bassa 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,... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Alta Val Varaita
  • Alta Val Varaita 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
2012
  • Gran Paradiso - Valle d`Aosta - Valle deel`Orco Kompass 86
  • Gran Paradiso - Valle d`Aosta area of the Italian Alps on a GPS compatible hiking and recreational map at 1:50,000 from Kompass on durable, waterproof and tear-resistant synthetic paper. Coverage includes Cogne, Valgrisenche, Val di Rhèmes, Valsavarenche, Valle Soana and Val dell’Orco, as well as a section of the GTA – Grande Travesata delle... Read more
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De Zwerver
Netherlands
2012
  • Wandelkaart 86 Gran Paradiso-Valle d' Aosta | Kompass
  • Goede wandelkaart met vrijwel alle topografische details en ingetekende routes. Ook met symbolen voor toeristische bezienswaardigheden, register. Berghutten duidelijk weergegeven. Gevaarlijke wandelroutes zijn goed herkenbaar. Nu op scheur- en watervast papier! Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Lanzo and Moncenisio Valleys IGC 2
  • Lanzo and Moncenisio Valleys 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. This title also includes an overprint showing cycle routes.Maps in this series have contours at 50m intervals, enhanced by shading and graphic... Read more
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De Zwerver
Netherlands
  • Wandelkaart 2 Valli di lanzo e moncenisio | IGC
  • IGC heeft een serie gedetailleerde wandelkaarten voor het Italiaanse gedeelte van de Alpen (Piemonte). Voldoende gedetailleerd voor het volgen van het lokale wandelnetwerk. Voorzien van schaduwreliëf; hoogtelijnen en referentiehoogtes. Onderscheid in soort wandelpad ( bergpad, bergpad met hindernissen,gletsjerovergang). Ook zijn de... Read more
Bol.com
Netherlands
  • IGC Italien 1 : 50 000 Wanderkarte 02 Valli di Lanzo e Moncenisio
  • Lanzo and Moncenisio Valleys, map no. 2, 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 covering the Italian Alps and Piedmont, the lakes and northern Lombardy, and the Italian Riviera.The maps have contours at 50m... Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Sestriere - Claviere Sansiciaro - Prali 25K IGC Map No. 105
  • Sestriere - Claviere - Prali 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 very... Read more
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De Zwerver
Netherlands
  • Wandelkaart 105 Sestriere, Claviere, Sansicario, Prali | IGC
  • IGC heeft een serie gedetailleerde wandelkaarten voor het Italiaanse gedeelte van de Maritieme Alpen en Mercantour. Voldoende gedetailleerd voor het volgen van het lokale wandelnetwerk. Voorzien van schaduwreliëf; hoogtelijnen en referentiehoogtes. Onderscheid in soort wandelpad ( bergpad, bergpad met hindernissen,gletsjerovergang). Ook zijn de... Read more
Bol.com
Netherlands
  • IGC Italien 1 : 25 000 Wanderkarte 105 Sestriere
  • Sestriere - Claviere - Prali 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. The maps have contours at 25m intervals, enhanced by shading and graphic relief for very clear... Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • San Remo - Imperia - Monte Carlo - Tende 50K IGC Map No. 14
  • The westernmost part of the Italian Riviera with coverage extending from Monte Carlo to Imperia and northwards to Tende, 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,... Read more
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  • De Zwerver, Netherlands
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De Zwerver
Netherlands
  • Wandelkaart 14 San remo, imperia, monte carlo | IGC
  • IGC heeft een serie gedetailleerde wandelkaarten voor het Italiaanse gedeelte van de Alpen (Piemonte). Voldoende gedetailleerd voor het volgen van het lokale wandelnetwerk. Voorzien van schaduwreliëf; hoogtelijnen en referentiehoogtes. Onderscheid in soort wandelpad ( bergpad, bergpad met hindernissen,gletsjerovergang). Ook zijn de... Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Finale Ligure - Alassio - Savona IGC 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
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  • De Zwerver, Netherlands
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De Zwerver
Netherlands
  • Wandelkaart 15 Finale Ligure Alassio Savona | IGC
  • IGC heeft een serie gedetailleerde wandelkaarten voor het Italiaanse gedeelte van de Alpen (Piemonte). Voldoende gedetailleerd voor het volgen van het lokale wandelnetwerk. Voorzien van schaduwreliëf; hoogtelijnen en referentiehoogtes. Onderscheid in soort wandelpad ( bergpad, bergpad met hindernissen,gletsjerovergang). Ook zijn de... Read more
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Stanfords
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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De Zwerver
Netherlands
  • Wandelkaart 24 Il cuneese - cuneo | IGC
  • IGC heeft een serie gedetailleerde wandelkaarten voor het Italiaanse gedeelte van de Alpen (Piemonte). Voldoende gedetailleerd voor het volgen van het lokale wandelnetwerk. Voorzien van schaduwreliëf; hoogtelijnen en referentiehoogtes. Onderscheid in soort wandelpad ( bergpad, bergpad met hindernissen,gletsjerovergang). Ook zijn de... Read more
Bol.com
Netherlands
  • IGC Italien 1 : 75 000 Wanderkarte 24 Il Cuneese
  • Il Cuneese, map no. 24, 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 covering the Italian Alps and Piedmont, the lakes and northern Lombardy, and the Italian Riviera.The maps have contours at 50m intervals, enhanced by... Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Basse Valli di Lanzo - Alto Canavese - La Mandria - Val Ceronda e Casternone
  • Basse Valli di Lanzo - Alto Canavese - La Mandria - Val Ceronda e Casternone 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... Read more
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