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Tour Du Mont Blanc free pdf At 4807m (15,771ft), Mont Blanc, the highest mountain in western Europe, and one of the most famous mountains in the world, does not stand alone. The snow dome summit is the highest point of a spectacular massif of peaks stretching 60 miles by 20 miles. The height of Mont Blanc and its adjacent peaks, such as the Grand Jorasses and Mont Dolent, allows for the development of vast glaciers that slip imperceptibly from the high slopes and through the side valleys. Some might dare to say that this is the most magnificent mountain scenery in Europe. You may even be forgiven for thinking, at times, that the Alps are like a mini Himalaya. The trail (105 miles, 168km) that circumnavigates the massif, passing through France, Italy and Switzerland, is the most popular long distance walk in Europe. Anyone who has completed it will understand why- every day the beauty of the mountains, the valleys and the forests is a constant and welcome companion. On the last day of the circuit, when your feet complete that invisible line around the icy massif, every tiring climb - and there are a few - w1000ill have been worth the effort. This comprehensive guide includes:

  • About Jim Manthorpe

    Jim Manthorpe has trekked in many of the world s mountainous regions from Patagonia to the Himalaya and Scandinavia to the Canadian Rockies. Jim lived for seven years on the west coast of Scotland in Knoydart, the remotest inhabited place in mainland Britain. He is the author of three other Trailblazer guidebooks: South Downs Way, Pembrokeshire Coast Path and Scottish Highlands - The Hillwalking Guide. As well as writing guidebooks Jim works as a wildlife photographer and film-maker.

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    Author : Jim Manthorpe
    Publisher : Trailblazer Publications
    Data Published : 01 August 2008
    ISBN : 1905864124
    EAN : 9781905864126
    Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
    Number of Pages : 175 pages
    Age + : 15 years
    Language : English
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    How Can I Download A Book For Free. At 4807m (15,771ft), Mont Blanc, the highest mountain in western Europe, and one of the most famous mountains in the world, does not stand alone. The snow dome summ