Walking in the Brianconnais

40 walking routes in the French Alps exploring high mountain landscapes near Briancon

By Andrew McCluggage

Guidebook of 40 walks around Briançon in France. Walks for all abilities ranging from 1½ to 7hrs. The book focuses on the stunning valleys of Clarée, Cerveyrette, Ayes, Durance and Guisane, and includes the magnificent Alpine landscapes around Vallouise and Montgenèvre.

Seasons

Seasons

From May to October. Some high peaks and cols will be snow-covered until late June and the main walking season therefore runs from the middle/end of June to the end of September.
Centres

Centres

Briançon, La Grave, Le Monetier-les-Bains, Montgenèvre, Névache, Vallouise
Difficulty

Difficulty

All abilities are catered for. Walks from 1½ to 7hrs graded easy, medium, hard or very hard.
Must See

Must See

5 stunning valleys around Briançon - Clarée, Cerveyrette, Ayes, Durance and Guisane; magnificent Alpine landscapes around Vallouise and Montgenèvre; beautiful peaks, lakes and valleys; historic hill forts.
ISBN
9781852848880
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Published
4 May 2018
Edition
First
Pages
240
Size
17.2 x 11.6 x 1.4cm
Weight
270g
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Andrew McCluggage

Andrew McCluggage was born in Northern Ireland where he still lives with his wife and two children. A hill-walking and mountain biking fanatic, he spends a large part of his time in the Briançonnais. After two decades as a corporate lawyer, he decided to do something more interesting and started writing walking guides.

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