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Description - Trekking in the Everest Region by Jamie McGuinness

Fully revised fifth edition of this practical guide with 60 detailed route maps covering not only the classic treks but also the wild routes: *Everest expedition route *Rolwaling *Trekking from Lukla *Salpa-Arun *The Gokyo trek *High passes *Trekking peaks - including Mera and IslandPeak Information for all budgets and trekking styles Ranging from lush terraced fields to the highest mountain on earth, the scenery is breath-taking. There are trekking possibilities to suit all budgets - from independent trekkers on a shoestring staying in simple lodges with Sherpa families to travelers on all-inclusive guided treks with every luxury provided. *Getting to Nepal from Europe, North America and Australasia *Kathmandu trekking preparations and what to see *Where to stay and eat Kathmandu and along the trails *Employing a guide or porter in Nepal *The environment how to minimize your impact on a fragile region and still take hot 'green' showers *Health and safety *60 route maps and village plans *Plus - 30 color photos

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781873756997
ISBN-10: 1873756992
Format: Paperback
(120mm x 180mm x mm)
Pages: 304
Imprint: Trailblazer Publications
Publisher: Trailblazer Publications
Publish Date: 18-Dec-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Jamie McGuinness

Jamie McGuinness is one of the most experienced trek leaders in the country. Based in Kathmandu, Nepal, he manages a trekking and climbing company. He has summitted Everest three times.