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Everest a Trekker's Guide  : Trekking Routes in Nepal and Tibet - Kev Reynolds

Everest a Trekker's Guide

Trekking Routes in Nepal and Tibet

Paperback Published: 16th April 2012
ISBN: 9781852846800
Number Of Pages: 272

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The Himalayan Kingdom of Nepal is a trekker's dream. This forth edition guide leads the explorer through Nepal and the Sherpa's homeland. The mountain panoramas and lives of the Nepalese are clearly documented, together with the detailed needs of the trekker in this challenging but most rewarding region. All the main trekking routes, including from Lukla (and Jiri) to Namche, and routes to Thame, Gokyo, Thangboche, Lobuche, Kala Pattar and Everest Base Camp. Includes the route in Tibet from Tingri to the North side Base Camp and Rongbuk monastery/glacier.

About the Author

Kev Reynolds is a freelance writer, photojournalist and lecturer whose first title for Cicerone Press (Walks and Climbs in the Pyrenees) appeared in 1978 and is still in print. He has published many books on the Alps, a series of trekkers' guides to Nepal and, nearer to home, several guides on walking in southern England. A member of the Alpine Club, Austrian Alpine Club and the Outdoor Writers' Guild, he is also first honorary member of the British Association of European Mountain Leaders.

Map Key; Overview Map of Trekking Routes; Overview Map of Nepal; Preface to the Fourth Edition; Introduction; Everest and the Solu-Khumbu Region; Everest Treks; Trekking and Trekking Styles; When to Go; Pre-Departure Preparations; Getting There; Permits and Visas; Pre-Trek Health Matters; On-Trek Healthcare; Equipment Checklist; Maps; Minimum Impact Trekking; Cultural Interaction; Nepal - Facts and Figures; Time in Kathmandu; About this Guide; From Nepal; Trek 1 Jiri to Namche Bazaar; Prologue: Kathmandu to Jiri; Section 1: Jiri to Kenja; Section 2: Kenja to Manidingma (Nuntala); Section 3: Manidingma to Choplung; Trek 2 Lukla to Namche Bazaar; Time in Namche; Trek 3 Namche Bazaar to Thame and Gokyo; Trek 4 Namche Bazaar (or Khumjung) to Gokyo; Section 1: Namche Bazaar (or Khumjung) to Dole; Section 2: Dole to Gokyo; Time in Gokyo; Trek 5 Gokyo to Lobuche via Cho La; Trek 6 Gokyo to Lobuche via Phortse, Pangboche and Pheriche; Trek 7 Namche Bazaar (or Khumjung) to Lobuche, Gorak Shep, Kala Pattar and Everest Base Camp; Section 1: Namche Bazaar to Pheriche (or Dingboche); Time in Pheriche; Time in Dingboche; Section 2: Pheriche (or Dingboche) to Lobuche; Section 3: Lobuche to Gorak Shep to Kala Pattar to Everest Base Camp; Ways Out; From Tibet; Trek 8 Tingi to Everest Rongbuk Base Camp via Lamna La; Trek 9 Kharta to the Kangshung Face; Appendices; Appendix A Summary of Treks; Appendix B The Story of Everest; Appendix C Trekking Peaks in the Solu-Khumbu Region; Appendix D Useful Addresses; Appendix E Glossary; Appendix F Useful Phrases; Appendix G Bibliography; Want to help?

ISBN: 9781852846800
ISBN-10: 1852846801
Series: Cicerone International Trekking Guides
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 272
Published: 16th April 2012
Publisher: Cicerone Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 17.15 x 12.07  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.36
Edition Number: 4
Edition Type: Revised

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