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Alps - Wikipedia


The Alps are the highest and most extensive mountain range system that lies entirely in Europe, stretching approximately 1,200 kilometres (750 mi) across eight ...

The Alps - Highest Mountain Range in Europe - English Online


The Alps are the youngest and highest mountain system in Europe. ... of these glaciers is the Aletsch in Switzerland which reaches a length of about 25 km.

The French Alps, a French Mountain Range - Property in France


In 2001, the number of inhabitants in the whole Alps was of about 12,295,000, the two largest towns being Grenoble and Innsbruck. The length of the Alps is of ...

Alps travel guide - Wikitravel


The largest glaciers are located in the Valais and Bernese Alps of Switzerland. The Aletsch Glacier with its 23 kilometers length and 900 meters depth is now a ...

The Alps


According to the delimitation given in the Alpine Convention, the Alps cover an area of 190,959 sq km, with a length of around 1,200 kilometres and a maximum  ...

Sophie Radcliffe Is First Person To Cycle The Length Of The Alps ...


Oct 17, 2014 ... In the last five years, Sophie Radcliffe has cycled from London to Paris in 24 hours, completed the Three Peak Cycle Challenge and ...

Alone in the Alps - The New Yorker


Apr 11, 2016 ... James Lasdun hikes the network of trails in the Alps that connects eight ... Though the Via is more than three thousand miles in length, there is ...

Via Alpina: Not Another Walk in the Woods - Backpacking Light


Jan 4, 2011 ... Recently we heard about five new trails established across the Alps. The ... first to hike the Via Alpina's entire length across eight countries: from ...

Hiking the Via Alpina: An Eight-Country Trek Across the Alps ...


After decades of hiking some of the world's great trails, adventurer Brandon Wilson heard about the Via Alpina, paths running the length of the Alps across eight ...

Red Trail on the Via Alpina - Via Alpina


It is possible – a backpacking expert recently completed the length of the Red ... The Red Trail visits all of the greatest 4,000+ meter peaks in the Alps, such as ...

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Walking the length of the Alps with the Via Alpina Trail - Gadling


Jan 15, 2008 ... Walking the length of the Alps with the Via Alpina Trail ... if you're a backpacking glutton, you can take it all the way across the European Alps.

Hiking the Via Alpina - Questions / Answers


Are there any dangerous animals in the Alps? 17. And what else should I know about walking in the Alps? 1. What is the difficulty level of the Via Alpina trails?

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The Alps are one of the largest and highest mountain ranges in the world, forming an arc of 1200 km in length from Nice to Vienna and covering about 192,000 ...