Trekking The Karnischer Höhenweg: The Carnic Peace Trail: Austria and Italy (Paperback)

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A guidebook to trekking the Karnischer Höhenweg, or Carnic Peace Trail. The 170km hut-to-hut trail follows the World War I front line through the Carnic Alps, along the border of Austria and Italy, and is rich in historical, geological and cultural interest. It can be hiked in 1–2 weeks and is suitable for walkers with a reasonable level of fitness, a sense of adventure and a head for heights.

The guidebook covers both the Austrian variant, which is presented in 8 day stages, and the Italian variant, presented over 10 days, with stages ranging from 6 to 28km. Also included are optional detours to climb neighbouring peaks, such as Monte Coglians.

  • 1:50,000 mapping and elevation profile provided for each stage
  • GPX files available to download
  • Handy route summary tables help you plan your itinerary
  • Accommodation listings included
  • Advice on planning and preparation

About the Author


John Hayes is a retired management consultant with degrees from Liverpool University and University College London. Immediately after finishing work in 2011 he embarked on an epic 5,000km trek across Europe, walking from Tarifa in Spain to Budapest. The veteran of numerous long treks in the Alps, Spain and the Himalayas, John has written for numerous walking and trekking magazines. John first walked the GR1 in early 2013 and has made two return trips. When exploring new routes in Spain John enjoys the advice and support of Juan Holgado, whose website JuanHolgado.com is one of best known local sources on Spanish walking.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781852849429
ISBN-10: 1852849428
Publisher: Cicerone Press Limited
Publication Date: September 30th, 2018
Pages: 160
Language: English