There is german guide book being released this year (june in France and the UK) but apparently the end of march in Germany by the Stein Conrad Verlag. And as for problems I would say it would be safe if these two ladies ran it in 4 days in 2012.
I'm looking for something to do in June and this has whetted my apetite. I've done a lot in spain, France, germany etc. and fancy eastern europe. A good friend of mine in Cork has always said I should go to Albania as I love the mountains so this trek might be just the ticket. Look forward to the report and will do a bit of research myself.
The selection of good quality lightweight gear isn't as good in this part of France and so I often buy off the internet via the UK but this time I noticed that amazon was cheaper for the gear. However when looking at a pair of Black diamond trekking poles there were 2 specs on their site. One was the same as cotswold outdoors at 490g the pair but the other said 850g for the pair.
The poles are €20 cheaper on amazon, but I don't want to end up with a wrong pair. Has anybody else ordered lightweight gear from amazon and was it as expected.? Cheers