The English edition of my GR5 book - Alone Through the Alps: from Lake Geneva to Nice on the GR5, is now available HERE as an Amazon Kindle eBook. If needed, here's a free Kindle reading application for different devices (PC, Mac, phones, tablets). A PDF alternative can be found at Payhip (requires Paypal or … Continue reading AVAILABLE NOW – Alone Through the Alps: from Lake Geneva to Nice on the GR5
If the Amazon Kindle publishing platform won't give any surprising problems, the English edition of my GR5 book will be available soon. It'll be published first only as an eBook but who knows if creating a paperback copy later on. And fear not about my English, after my initial translation, I've got superb help from … Continue reading The English edition of Alone Through the Alps, from Lake Geneva to Nice on the GR5
Finally I can proudly present my first book, Yksin halki Alppien, although I'm of course nervous to hear how people like it. Anyway, this long but very rewarding project is now done! I hope the people who read it would feel the greatness of the magnificient hiking trail called GR5. The book tells the tale … Continue reading GR5 BOOK – NOW AVAILABLE!
Here's a summary of my thoughts about the GR5, how I prepared for it and what to consider. I hope this will help you to plan your own hike along the Alpine part of the GR5. POSITIVE: * The weather was very nice in July. It was too hot only during the last days and … Continue reading GR5 Summary
DAY 8, REFUGE DE LA BALME to LA GRANDE BERGE Ascent: 1246 m Descent: 917 m Distance: 18 km Time on trail: 6:45 - 16:00 I left the camp when the first light of the day illuminated the higher peaks. Behind an interesting "roof of clouds" slid silently along the valley as I was climbing … Continue reading GR5 – DAY8, to LA GRANDE BERGE