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GTJ Grand Traverse of the Jura Trip ideas t Holidays

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GTJ - Grand Traverse of the Jura. Ready to go

Snow on Grand Ballon

I found wild camping relatively easy, but there are also plenty of refuges and gites. Try to get the relevant topoguide for the GTJ that describes not only ...

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The Chartreuse is a little gem and please mark both words. It is just a little regional park and you could traverse it on two days.

And although tree line is up to 1,500 m I seemed to be hiking mostly in the sun.

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Hardangervidda National Park, Norway

... in autumn for some amazing hiking here in the Apuane Alps, just before the olive harvest. Read more on our Wild Tuscany trips in September-October here.

For those wishing to reach these dizzy heights (and distances!) we offer three different Chamonix based running holidays. All of which are designed to help ...

You are climbing up to Crete de Neige, the highest point in the Jura range, shortly followed by the Reculet, almost equally high and ...

After I had regained my hearing I was more than happy to continue my hike - despite the bad weather forecast. The Jura was quite different from the Vosges ...

But what makes then most interesting is the possibility of doing various loop hikes as most of the time the GTJ (Grand Traversee de Jura) and its variants ...

Skiing the Trolls Trail

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Fantastic food in On Pacaya - Guatemala Trekking Holiday

Skiers on the course of the Fossavatn ski race in Isafjordur, Iceland

The Combe of Grandvaux

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A climbing expedition to Bolivia`s Royal Range, one of the most spectacular ranges in the Andes

Trekking holiday traversing the Drakensberg

After the long descent into Culoz I first rewarded myself with a long shopping trip to the local big supermarket and then headed off to a long walk along ...

The Vosges mountains have definitely been the highlight of this trip so far. If you like hiking in the forest this is the trail for you.

... the Cordillera Huayhuash is one of the world's classic treks, taking in views of Huascaran, Yerupaja and Siula Grande, scene of 'Touching the Void'

I want to highly recommend the Jura for hiking out of several reasons. Firstly you will encounter very different highlights which makes for varied hiking.

After a very uncomfortable night I woke up to a slight drizzle and lots of clouds not knowing that the most difficult part was still ahead of me.

Indonesian volcano views

After a day out playing in the mountains there is also plenty to profit from at a slower pace too. The town centre offers excellent shopping and wonderful ...

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There were also refreshment stands every 5km, so again, something to keep ticking off and moving forward.

Ecuador Triple Crown

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In the Jura mountains several trails are paralleling each other: GR 5, GR 9, all their variants and the GTJ that mostly coincides with one of those.

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Making Chamonix a great way of introducing children to the mountains, their history, geology, flora & fauna - enjoying a family adventure together.

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Stunning clear day

A trekking holiday in the Tien Shan of Kazakhstan

Find out more about all the Tracks and Trails snowshoeing trips on our dedicated webpage. If you've any questions then do contact us for assistance — we're ...

I must say that after a while they all tend to look the same... Some of them like Haut Koenigsbourg have been completely restored but I always happened to ...

Nordic Ski in Cogne, Italy

When travelling off-track in the Norwegian mountains it's always advisable to have enough clothing and equipment to survive an emergency bivouac should the ...

GTJ type: Mountain biking; Route type: Line; Duration: 4 days; Departure → Arrival: Pontarlier → Morbier; Difficulty level:; Distance: 81 km ...

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... rivers, prairies, forests and canyons, the Jura Mountain region is considered France's outdoor playground. For more tourism and travel information, ...

MTB VTT Jura

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Jesse helped me research Via Ferrata all over Switzerland and France. He chose several routes of varying levels of difficulty for me to try on our vacation.

Via Ferrata

In no time a trip snowshoeing has given you not only a new activity but access to the winter back country!

... to capture that perfect moment in the outdoors than just a generation ago. Go explore, have adventures — and bring back some unforgettable memories!

For year I had wanted to hike the Vosges and had already bought the relevant French topoguide guidebook when I was still a part of the German workforce.

Without exception, any respectable guidebook or blog on photography will advise first of the necessity of using a tripod to get sharp images from your ...

In Geneva everything went according to plan. I got a city map, found the guidebook for my next section and made it to my CS host.

Classic Walks of Mont Blanc ...

The group on Noto tour | Kenichi Kawamura

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Norway: Jotenheim Ski Tour

... in autumn for some amazing hiking here in the Apuane Alps, just before the olive harvest. Read more on our Wild Tuscany trips in September-October here.

I persevered and arrived in the stadium 8hrs and 8mins after I started, freezing cold, but ecstatic to have made it!

The cliffs at Nordkapp

Read the latest on our trip availability this summer. We've also some updates on cross country skiing and snowshoeing this winter 2014/15.

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Iconic Animals

I have hiked the whole Vosges mountain range from the German border to Belfort. The Northern part of the Vosges is still below 1,000 m and Douglas firs ...

The route then takes runners through the pastures of the Italian Val Ferret, up and over the Grand Col Ferret and into the Swiss Valais where, thankfully, ...

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Le plateau de Retord, un espace naturel insaisissable et intemporel au cœur des Montagnes du Jura

The New York Times has recently published a good article on the development of this stretching regime and a study of its benefits by the Sports Orthopaedic ...

After the rather ugly German Eifel villages I was now back to beautiful romantic little villages with timbered old houses.

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Parc Naturel Régional du Haut-Jura

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Spaghetti Tour. 5 day trek around Monta Rosa, Italian Alps.

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The Tödi, or Piz Russein, is the highest mountain in the Glarus Alps and the highest summit in the Canton of Glarus, Switzerland.

Grande Casse for anyone looking for that sort of thing, most of the area is relatively gentle. As well as some CAF huts, there are some huts run by the ...

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France – Atlantic coast

Between his family reunion and our trip to Iceland, Beat needed to put in a heavy week of work at the Google office in Zurich. I had a few deadlines to keep ...

I felt daunted, right from the start of the walk at the glen roadside, as I craned my neck to gaze up at the near vertical rocky sides of the iconic ridge.

Clare Abram of ultrarunning.com has written a good intro article on preparing to run this epic race - to read it click here

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... and Val McDermid, where they travel to to escape the darkness. These are the places they love to hike, dive, climb or learn about medieval torture… More

Baume-les-Messieurs Blind Valley

Only kitted 4x4s are allowed on this trip; one evening was spent right on the coast close to Meob Bay, where seals are a common sight.

... saw the continuation of some very welcome late-autumn sunshine and warm temperatures, which helped to make our wee trip feel like a proper holiday.

A group beer at Andermatt