Description - Dolomites Trekking - AV1 & AV2: Italy Trekking Guides by Henry Stedman
Practical hiking guide to the AV1 and AV2 trails, the most popular of the long-distance walks in the Italian Dolomites. 51 walking maps with unique mapping features - walking times, directions, tricky junctions, places to stay and eat, points of interest: Alta Via 1 - Lago di Braies to Belluno (9-13 days). Alta Via 2 - Bressanone to Feltre (10-16 days). Plus - short treks (1-5 days). Practical information - planning your trip and getting to the Dolomites. Historical and cultural background with a comprehensive section on the legends and culture of the indigenous Ladin people. Includes guides to Cortina d'Ampezzo, Dobbiaco, Belluno, Bressanone and Feltre - detailed street plans, where to stay, where to eat, what to see, and getting to the start of your trek. Italian language section. Flora and fauna - full colour guide to the flowers of the Dolomites.
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Author Biography - Henry Stedman
Henry Stedman has been writing guidebooks for over 15 years and is the author or co-author of over a dozen titles, including Trailblazer's Kilimanjaro - The trekking guide to Africa's highest mountain, Coast to Coast Path, Hadrian's Wall Path, South West Coast Path series Parts 1 to 3: Exmoor & North Devon Coast Path, Cornwall Coast Path and Dorset & South Devon Coast Path as well as the Rough Guides to Indonesia and Southeast Asia and The Bradt Guide to Palestine. When not travelling or writing, Henry lives in England editing other people's guidebooks, maintaining his Kilimanjaro website and arranging climbs on the mountain through his company, Climb Mount Kilimanjaro. Tristam Jones updated this second edition, adding the Alta Via 1 trail. He is an experienced alpine hiker.