Stuart has lived mostly in the Sulmona Valley for 13 years and is an expert in the local mountains and lowlands. He has walked all over the area and is always happy to share his extensive knowledge.

And if you are considering self-catering accommodation for your stay in the area, then please check out the holiday apartment he runs with his partner, Hil! Click here to see more. They are always very happy to help with walk selection, weather advice, equipment loans etc. plus all the latest route news – even for areas outside of the Sulmona valley!