The Mountains of Romania - Eastern Europe - Walking Guidebook
The Mountains of Romania
A guide to walking in the Carpathian Mountains by James Roberts
A definitive guidebook to walking and trekking in Romania's Carpathian Mountains, one of the wildest parts of Eastern Europe. Covers all the main ranges in the southern Carpathians, and the Eastern Carpathians and Bucovina's monasteries. Complete information on getting to grips with Romania. More...
More than just beautiful landscapes, Europe’s wildest mountains offer a chance to discover a European scene that has now disappeared further west. There is a remarkable wealth of wildlife, the region being one of the last European strongholds of the wolf and bear.
- Complete guide to exploring the Carpathian mountains.
- Includes both remote and more popular areas, such as Poiana Brasov.
- Detailed descriptions of main bases and ranges.
- Over 40 colour maps and colour photographs.
Information on language, local sights and attractions, travel issues, skiing, mountain biking and walking.
The author, James Roberts, was an enthusiastic walker and explorer from an early age. As a leading authority on walking in Romania, he guided walking groups there for several years. Sadly, although quite young, he died while this book was in the final stages of preparation.