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100 Hut Walks in the Alps

Routes for day walks and overnight stays in France, Switzerland, Italy, Austria and Slovenia

This guidebook has route descriptions for 100 day walks to suit alpine walkers of all abilities, with suggestions for some hut-to-hut tours. These routes take you through breathtaking scenery in the Maritime Alps, Julian Alps, Gran Paradiso, the Turnitzer Alps, Bernese Oberland, the Kitzbuheler Alps and the Dolomites of South Tirol.


Most huts are staffed from July to the end of September (see guide for details).


Chamonix, Briançon, Zermatt, Grindelwald, St Moritz, Aosta, Cortina, Innsbruck, Kitzbühel, Trenta and Kranjska Gora.


From undemanding to long, tough walks, the routes suit alpine walkers of all abilities. Basic navigation skills are required. Some routes feature scrambling and easy glacier walking.

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The overall hut experience is the main highlight. This includes hot showers at the end of the route, sunset views from the hut, lunch on the terrace and the companionship of other walkers.
12 May 2014
25 Jan 2018
17.20 x 11.60 x 1.40cm

A guidebook to 100 day walks in the Alps. Exploring the beautiful Alpine scenery of France, Switzerland, Italy, Austria and Slovenia, the routes are suitable for walkers of all abilities and are perfect for walking July to September.

The walks range from 4-32km (2-20 miles) and can be enjoyed in 1-8 hours. Some walks are perfect for lunch at a hut before a return to the valley base, others involve an overnight stay at a hut. Suggestions for hut-to-hut tours are also given.

  • Sketch maps are included for each route
  • Highlights include the Maritime Alps, Julian Alps, Gran Paradiso, and Bernese Oberland
  • Detailed information on planning, walking in the alps and hut etiquette
  • English-French-German-Italian glossary
  • Sized to easily fit in a jacket pocket

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Kev Reynolds Cicerone author REYNOL

By Kev Reynolds

Kev Reynolds was a freelance writer, photojournalist and lecturer. A prolific compiler of guidebooks, his first title for Cicerone Press (Walks & Climbs in the Pyrenees) appeared in 1978; he later produced many more titles for the same publisher. A member of the Outdoor Writers' Guild, the Alpine Club and Austrian Alpine Club, his passion for mountains and the countryside inspired a lifetime's activity, and he regularly travelled throughout Britain to share that enthusiasm through his lectures. Sadly, Kev passed away in 2021. He will be remembered fondly by all who knew him and by many more he inspired through his writing and talks.

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