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(Walker's Haute Route) The Matterhorn (Tour du Mont Blanc) From Col de la Seigne (Alta Via 1) At Rifugio Nuvolau (Walker's Haute Route) In the Val de Bagnes (Tour du Mont Blanc) Chamonix from the South

Walking guides by Alpine Exploratory

Here is some background reading that we hope is useful. We try to convey the challenges of a route and to give a flavour of the area. This is also where we can expand about other topics and show more photos. Enjoy!

Our Alpine routes for 2017

The Adlerweg
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On the way to Ehrwald and Lermoos, chalets
The Alpine Pass Route
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The Alta Via 1
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The AV1 in the Dolomites at Malga Fanes Grande

The Julian Alps
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Climbing through pastures to Vrsic, Slovenia
The Tour du Mont Blanc
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The Tour du Val d'Anniviers
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The Walker's Haute Route
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La Sage in the Swiss Val d`Herens
The Zillertaler Hohenweg
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Cows on the trail from the Italian border
The Zugspitze Tour
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Our UK routes for 2017

The Coast to Coast
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Dramatic coastline is the reward, on the run-in to Robin Hood's Bay
The Great Glen Way
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Long miles into Inverness
The Lake District Circuit
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Haystacks over Derwent Water

The Pennine Way
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Walking into Garrigill on the Pennine Way
The West Highland Way
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Blackrock Cottage on the edge of Rannoch Moor

Our general pages

Staying in Alpine huts
An introduction
The AV1 in the Dolomites at Malga Fanes Grande
The IML award
An introduction
The UIMLA badge in its woven form
City breaks after trekking
An introduction
The beautiful canals of Venice, after a trek in the Italian Dolomites

Walking in the UK
An introduction
Scafell and Scafell Pike across Eskdale
Walking with dogs
An introduction
Buster the Alpine Exploratory dog prepares for a walk
Flowers of the Western Alps
An introduction
Mountain houseleek

Flowers of the Julian Alps
An introduction
Fringed gentian

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We are a small team based in Edinburgh in the UK. 2016 will be our 12th Summer in the Alps and the 10th on our UK routes.

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