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Cicerone: Atlas Mountains

Atlas Mountains

The Atlas Mountains of Morocco offer an incredible variety of scenery, climate and terrain, where the Berbers' way of life has changed little in a thousand years. The range provides opportunities for walking and scrambling throughout the year, making it a particularly desirable destination for the trekking enthusiast. This new edition of the guide, now fully updated, provides all the information necessary for a successful trip.

The guide includes:

. a useful introduction providing all the practical advice required by trekkers in Morocco

. descriptions of walks in the three regions of Toubkal, Mgoun Massif and Jebel Sahro, and of other areas in the Atlas range . a comprehensive appendix providing useful addresses, bibliogra­phy and a glossary, and information on traverses and ski-touring

possibilities.

 

Pages: 160
Dimensions: 12 cm x 17,5 cm

9780898866049
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Kilimanjaro & East Africa (Mountaineering books)

Kilimanjaro & East Africa
A Climbing and Trekking Guide

Kilimanjaro andEast Africa

A Climbing and Trekking Guide

For trekkers or climbers hoping to reach the top of Kilimanjaro or challenge themselves on the remote spires of Mount Kenya, or explore East Africa’s lesser-visited areas such as Mount Meru and Rwenzoris of Uganda, this new and completely revised guide is ideal.

The guide includes more than 50 routes, including summit walk-ups and serious technical climbs, there are details of useful websites for the trekker/climber visiting the area and dozens of do’s and don’ts to help you stay safe. Also covered are tips on transportation, places to stay and how to obtain permits and visas.

No of Pages: 240
Page Size: 135 x 210

1-85284-413-2
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Cicerone: Kilimanjaro

Kilimanjaro

Kilimanjaro, a national park and a World Heritage Site, is Africa's highest mountain, the world's tallest freestanding massif and one of the world's largest volcanoes. This snow­capped dormant volcano towers almost 5km above Tanzania's savannah. Yet it is possible to reach the 5895m summit without any technical climbing ability. This classic African trek passes through cloud forest, alpine moorland, high desert and a barren summit zone to reach Uhuru Peak, the 'roof of Africa'. A trek on this beautiful peak, which is one of the world's coveted Seven Summits, is a daunting, exciting challenge in defiance of the extreme altitude.

The guide includes:

. a comprehensive introduction to getting to and trekking on the mountain, and information on trek preparation, health issues and ,visas

. a detailed account of  Kilimanjaro's geology, explo­ration and its flora and fauna

. complete route descriptions of the mountain's six ascent routes, three summit ascent routes and

the descent paths

. useful appendices that include lists of addresses, outfitters and accommodation providers.

 

Pages: 256
Dimensions: 12 cm x 17,5 cm

1-873756-65-8
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Trailblazer: Kilimanjaro

Kilimanjaro

Walk up Africa's highest mountain.

At 5895m (19,341 ft) Kilimanjaro is Africa's high­est mountain. Yet with no mountaineering skills necessary to reach the summit, even non­climbers can experience the thrill of climbing one of the world's greatest peaks. Taking you from the dusty plains of East Africa through jungle and moorland to the icy arctic wastes of the summit, this is one of the most beautiful and challenging treks there is. This guide includes:

. Comprehensive trail guide including 23 detailed trekking maps to the Machame, Marangu and Rongai (Loitokitok) trails

. Planning your trip and booking a trek Including how and when to go, what to take, where and how to book your trek, with extensive run­downs of trekking agencies both within Tanzania and around the world

. City guides - Where to stay, eat and what to see en route to Kili in: Nairobi, Dar es Salaam, Arusha, Moshi and Marangu

. Background information Comprehensive history, geology, climate, flora and fauna sections, plus information on the Chagga people who live here

. Green hiking - how to minimize your impact on a fragile region

. Health and safety - including detailed information on altitude sickness

. Language sections - Swahili and Chagga

 

Pages: 242
Dimensions: 12,5 cm x 18 cm

9781898481232
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Mount Kilimanjaro (Rucksack Readers)

Explore Mount Kilimanjaro

At 5895 metres (nearly four miles) above sea level, the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro is the highest point on earth to which you can walk. This is a mountain of contrasts and extremes. You start from tropical rain forest and finish in arctic conditions, passing through a landscape formed by ice and fire. Yet any well-prepared walker with enough determination may be able to reach 'the roof of Africa'.

The greatest challenge is the huge altitude gain. The author's advice on preventing altitude sickness is based on medical research, and on her own experience of three ascents by different routes. The guidebook includes:

* drop-down map showing Marangu, Machame and Rongai routes
* advice on planning, preparation, and choosing your route
* practical information on climbing Mount Meru for pre-acclimatisation
* advice on choosing equipment, and packing for easy retrieval
* medical advice on how to prevent and manage altitude symptoms
* background on the geology, history, habitats and wildlife
* full colour throughout, with over 60 photographs.

64pp+4pp map flap
145x210 mm

9780957366602
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Morocco Rock

Morocco Rock - Jebel el Kest & Taskra North

1000 rock climbs in the Anti-Atlas

Morocco Rock is the definitive rock climbing guidebook covering the Jebel el Kest and Taskra north part of the Anti-Atlas in Morocco, all the regions in the book being about one hour away from the busy market town of Tafraoute.

This area is an exciting new venue, still in its relative infancy, and fast becoming a really popular destination with guaranteed winter sun. The book contains over 100 crags and around 1,000 routes, all detailed with modern, colourful topos, accompanied by full text descriptions. There are detailed, full colour maps to each of the six major areas and an abundance of stunning action photographs to whet the appetite and inspire.