Stretch your legs and your sense of adventure! Become an Easy Walker andenjoy the wonderful walking trails found in the Swiss and Austrian Alps.Using this guide and its maps, you can explore beautiful footpaths throughmountain meadows and hamlets. Choose routes starting from one of the nineteen base villages selected by theauthor for their magnificent mountain locales, charm, availability of publictransportation, and accommodations. Rated at one of three levels of ease(?gentle?, ?comfortable?, and ?more challenging?), each walk takes from twoto six hours, excluding ?take in the view? breaks or picnics along the way. Whether you want to know the rules of the trail, which local hiking maps topurchase, what clothing to wear, or how to get discounts on travel to Europe,this book helps you get the most out of your alpine walking experience. Visit: Lenk, Kandersteg, Gstaad, Saas-Fee, Zermatt, Verbier, Arosa,Samedan/St. Moritz, and Engelberg in Switzerland; Alpach, Kitzbuehel,Neustift, Seefeld, Zell am Ziller, Mieming, Badgastein, and Kaprun/Zell amSee in Austria; and the cities of Innsbruck, Salzburg, and Vienna.Lipton, Chet is the author of 'Walking Easy: in the Swiss and Austrian Alps', published 2007 under ISBN 9780595413300 and ISBN 0595413307.