Graian Alps


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Gra·ian Alps

 (grā′ən, grī′ən)
A section of the western Alps on the border between France and Italy. The highest elevation is Gran Paradiso, 4,061 m (13,323 ft), in the Italian section of the range.

Graian Alps

(ˈɡreɪən; ˈɡraɪ-)
pl n
(Placename) the N part of the Western Alps, in France and NW Piedmont, Italy. Highest peak: Gran Paradiso, 4061 m (13 323 ft)
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"The idea is to acclimatise them with the rigours of high altitude training," said Everest veteran Stuart McDonald who will lead the students to the 4,061 metre tall Gran Paradiso, located between the Aosta Valley and Piedmont regions in Italy's Graian Alps.
Graham Bell and Noel Baxter swap skis for climbing apparatus as they attempt to ascend Europe's highest mountain - Mont Blanc in the Graian Alps.
Moderately paced dayhikes reveal the unspoiled beauty of the Graian Alps and abundant wildlife, including the fabled ibex which neared extinction early in this century.