This is only guidebook exclusively for the AV1 and contains everything needed plan and walk Italy's most popular long-distance route. The guidebook contains real maps - Tabacco 1:25,000 - the finest maps available for the Dolomites, thus making navigation easy with no need to carry additional maps. The AV1 is the premier route in the Dolomites. It is the perfect way to explore the range's exquisite beauty and fascinating WW1 history.
The AV1 is a linear route between Lago di Braies in the north and Belluno in the south.
On the journey, you cross incredible high mountain passes, travel through magnificent valleys, exquisite alpine plateaus, wonderful grassy pastures and carpets of wildflowers. Unlike some alpine treks, the AV1 never enters villages or hamlets: fabulous accommodation is available in remote mountain huts cleverly spaced out along the route.
Places with views that most people dream of but few will ever see.
This is without a doubt a trek that should be on your bucket list. With the right preparation, planning and approach the AV1 is perfectly manageable for most people of reasonable fitness.
It is challenging but achievable. Most of what you need to know to prepare for the AV1 is here within these pages. And the entire route is described in detail to guide you on the trek itself.
Furthermore, unlike other books, this one contains Real Maps: for each stage, there is a 1:25,000 scale map.