The classic peak of the Matterhorn has inspired adventurers for generations, and this 145km Tour of the Matterhorn takes trekkers to the most stunning viewpoints from which to marvel at this spectacular summit. The tour, described anticlockwise from Zermatt, crosses six valleys and takes the walker past more than 25 peaks surpassing 4000m, visiting both the Swiss region ofValaislWallis and the Italian Valle d' Aosta.
. Route divided into seven stages, over about 10 days, with alternative routes and ideas for shorter walks
. Background information on getting there, safety in the mountains, the region, alpine life and culture
. Illustrated with clear maps and colour photographs
Format: 12 x 17,5cm