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Annapurna - A Trekker's Guide (Cicerone )

Annapurna - A Trekker's Guide

Compact van formaat maar inhoudelijk zeer uitgebreide trekkersgids met informatie over het Annapourna Circuit,  de Annapurna Sanctuary, de Pelgrim’s Trail to  Muktinath, de Ghandruk Foothill Trek en andere trekkings zoals: Upper Mustang, Annapurna Panorama, de Tatopani – Ghorepani Loop, de Korchon Ridge Trek, de Siklis Trek e.a.

 

Aantal blz.: 272
Formaat: 12 cm x 17,5 cm
Illustraties: talrijke kleurenfoto’s, hoogteprofielen en kaarten

Taal: Engels

 

9789937577830
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Annapurna circuit trekking guide

Trekking the Annapurna Circuit - trekkinggids Nepal - Himalayan MapHouse
For many years the Annapurna Circuit was one of the most beautiful treks in the world. But in 2004 a general program was started in Nepal to connect all regional headquarters by road. One road to go to Jomsom and another to Chame. Soon it was decided that the road should even go till Muktinath and Manang.

The construction was simultaneously started all along the way mainly following the existing (trekking) trails. Since 2008 one can drive from Pokhara directly to Muktinath. On the Manang side the construction is still ongoing.

Soon it was realized by the Nepali Authorities that the road had a very negative impact on trekking tourism and ACAP started to find plan and construct new alternative trails, which would avoid the road.

The authors have walked extensively these New Annapurna Trekking Trails (which the authors call NATT-Trails) and marked many of them with the red/white or blue/white NATT Signs.

In this book you will find a description of these trails helping you to trek beside and often far away from the road again enjoying one of the best trekking areas of Nepal and the World.

  • Detail on the routes, side trips and new trekking destinations
  • Facts about the mountains, people, culture and festivals
  • Pre-departure practical information
  • Full discussion of health, safety and altitude aspects
  • Maps and route summaries
  • Made in Nepal
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Annapurna Trekking (Trailblazer)

Trekking in the Annapurna region.

Following the Gandaki River through the world’s deepest valley, an ancient Tibetan trade route cuts across the Annapurna region. It’s an area of astounding natural beauty ranging from lush rice fields in the south to the high-altitude desert plateau in the north with Himalayan peaks of over 8000m (26,247ft)

38 trekking maps with unique mapping features – walking times, directions, tricky junctions, places to stay and eat.

Annapurna Circuit
Annapurna Sanctuary
Pokhara to Poon Hill
Dhaulagiri Ice-fall
Pokhara-Jomsom-Muktinath
Tilicho Tal
Manang Valley hikes
Siklis Eco-Trek
ABC North Camp
Day walks from Jomsom
An introduction to trekking peaks in the region
All budgets and trekking styles – whether you’re trekking for three days or several weeks, on a limited budget staying in simple lodges or an all-inclusive guided trek, this guide gives all the options
Kathmandu & Pokhara city guides
Plus – health, safety and minimizing your impact on a fragile region

Pages: 272

Size: 12cm x 18cm

9781873756997
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Everest Region trekking - Trailblazer

Trekking in the Everest Region

New edition of this practical guide with 38 detailed route maps and trail descriptions covering not only the classic treks but also the wild routes:

. Everest Base Camp trek

. Rolwaling

. Trekking from Lukla and Jiri

. Salpa-Arun

. The Gokyo trek

. High passes

. Trekking peaks - including Mera and Island Peak

 

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 daily budget of less than the price of this book to travellers on all-inclusive guided treks with every luxury provided. There's even information on trekking peaks and passes of 5700m/l8,700ft and over.

- Getting to Nepal - from Europe, North America and Australasia

- Kathmandu - trek preparations and what to see

- Where to stay and eat - Kathmandu and along the trails

- Employing a guide or porter in Nepal

- The environment - minimize your impact and still take hot 'green' showers

- Health and safety - staying healthy and avoiding altitude sickness

- 38 route maps, 52 village plans

- Plus - 23 colour photos

 

Pages : 306
Format : 12 cm x 18 cm

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Everest Trekker's Guide (Cicerone)

Everest Trekker's Guide

 

The Himalayan kingdom of Nepal is a trekker's dream. This third edition of the successful Everest 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.

Several trekking routes on the Nepalese side of Everest are described. In addition there is information on a trekking route to Base Camp on the Tibetan side of the mountain.

Pages: 254
Size: 12cm x 17,5 cm

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Everest trekking around

Trekking around Everest - trekkinggids Nepal - Himalayan MapHouse

The magic of Everest (Sagarmatha or Chomolungma) grips the human soul; it’s a mountain so magnetic that it casts an intoxicating spell. For so long off the map, its rocky ramparts, windblown bastions and soaring summit now constantly attract mountaineers and trekkers to witness its grandeur firsthand. The region is home to many enticing treasures; a myriad of beautiful peaks guard the flanks of Everest, towering above quaint villages, idyllic forests and mysterious canyons. The Sherpa people, who live in the shadow of Everest, have an amazing wealth of cultural attractions and centuries-old traditions. Colourful monasteries adorn the slopes. Lower down are fabulous terraced hillsides and picturesque farms. Everest was made for dreams and dreamers, seeking the riches of adventure and challenge. The sparkling jewels of the Everest region will shine forever.

This guide is the definitive introduction to trekking around and across a vast, undiscovered region.

-Detail on the routes, side trips and new trekking destinations

-Facts about the mountains, people, culture and festivals

-Pre-departure practical information

-Full discussion of health, safety and altitude aspects

-Maps and route summaries

-Made in Nepal

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Ladakh Mountains

Trek the Ladakh mountains in northern India with a Cicerone Guidebook
At the far north of India – neighbouring Tibet, Kashmir and the Karakoram – lies Ladakh. Known as "Little Tibet", this serene pocket of the Himalayas holds not only the harsh beauty of Tibet's landscape, but also a taste of its rich cultural and religious heritage. Trekking in Ladakh takes you across high mountain passes, up thundering river gorges, past Buddhist monasteries and elusive snow leopards and over snow-dusted plateaux.

Ladakh provides adventurous trekkers with a vast playground of wild and remote mountains to explore. This guidebook gives detailed descriptions of eight different treks across the Ladakh and Zanskar regions. Ranging from moderate difficulty to very demanding, each trek is broken down into multiple stages, and has information on available accommodation and access, as well as the many combinations and alternative routes open to exploration.

A trekker's dream; Ladakh receives few visitors, but beckons to adventurous trekkers who seek an unspoilt mountain challenge. The remote wilderness that draws wanderers to Ladakh also presents the trekker's greatest difficulty, as there are a limited number of villages, unsigned paths and the constant dangers of high altitude. This guidebook is an ideal companion to trekking in Ladakh, and offers crucial advice on the practicalities of trekking, environmental responsibility, safety in the mountains and preparation for altitude.

  • Illustrated with clear maps and inspirational photography
  • Eight stunning trails, accompanied by full route information

Kharnak
Tsarab Chu
Darcha to Padum: the classic trek to Zanskar
Round Sultanlango
Padum to Lamayuru: the classic trek from Zanskar
Padum to Lamayuru via the Kanji La
Alchi: A circuit over five passes
Markha Valley

  • Information on preparation for a trek in the Himalayas, health issues and permits
  • Historical, religious and cultural background to the region
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Ladakh trekking

Trekking in Ladakh

Eight adventurous trekking routes

This trekking guidebook gives detailed descriptions of eight different treks across the Ladakh, Zanskar and Markha Valley in northern India. Ranging from moderate difficulty to very demanding, the treks vary between 6 to 12 days in length, each trek is broken down into multiple stages, and has information on difficulty, available accommodation and access, as well as the many combinations and alternative routes open to exploration. Known as Little Tibet; for both its landscape and culture, Ladakh lies at the northern tip of India.

The region is bisected by the great River Indus and neighbours Tibet and Kashmir. This quiet corner of the Himalaya has developed a strong trekking culture over recent years for adventurous trekkers. Trekking in this remote, high-altitude region is extremely challenging, as paths are not signed and there are only a limited number of villages. However, its magnificent landscape (a huge area full of limitless trekking possibilities), hospitable people, rich heritage and limited number of tourists make Ladakh an amazing destination.

The guide includes background information on local culture, history and religion, as well as all the planning detail you need on crucial aspects such as environmental responsibility, health and safety in the mountains, trekking practicalities and preparation for altitude.

Ladakh Trekking
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Ladakh trekking - Trailblazer

Trekking in Ladakh

- Fully revised third edition of Charlie Loram's practical guide to low-impact trekking in this high-altitude region of India. The spectac­ular natural landscape of immense mountains. wild deserts and deep gorges, combined with a thriving Tibetan-Buddhist culture makes Ladakh ('Linle Tibet') one of the most fascinating desti­nations in the Himalaya.

- 72 detailed trekking maps

Comprehensive trail descriptions and 72 maps covering both classic and lesser-known routes throughout:  Central and Western Ladakh, Nubra, Rupshu, Zanskar. Also includes Stok Kangri trekking peak (6.153m/20.1 88ft)

- All the practical information you need Planning your trip and getting to Ladakh from Europe. North America. Australasia and other parts of Asia; arranging a trek - whatever your style of trekking. from a short backpacking trip to a fully-guided expedition; health and moun­tain safety; history. culture and language

- Minimum impact for maximum insight How to travel with sensitivity and awareness through a fragile region

- Plus City guides from  Leh, Manali and  Delhi

 

Pages: 288

Size: 12 cm x 18 cm

 

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Manaslu Region Photo-guide

Trekking in the Manaslu Region & Tsum Valley

Illustrated Overview

This unique pictorial guide book is the result of more than two years long painstaking but productive collaboration between Himalayan Map House and Lopsang Chhiring Lama and Sonam Lama, a passionate photographer and an emerging author, who are native to these secret and sacred Himalayan valleys recently being exposed to the modern world. The photographs and documentation cover important places of Manaslu circuit and from the valley of Tsum. This booming trekking route starts from the altitude of a mere 600m of Arughat to the highest passes above 5000m such as the Larke La and Ngu La.
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Manaslu Trekkers Guide (Cicerone)

MANASLU A TREKKER'S GUIDE

The Manaslu trek is one of the finest and most scenically spectacular in Nepal. This guide records the paths, villages, valleys and mountains seen along the way, yet it is not intended to take from the reader any of the mystery or surprise that such a diverse region holds. The Manaslu Himal is presently restricted to group trekkers; a number of those who venture there will no doubt be first-time visitors to the Himalaya. Information set out in this book will give an idea of what to expect - of the preparation required before going, the physical demands of the route and a hint of the rewards to be won every single day. Day by day the trek reveals scenes of outstanding natural beauty, yet it is not only the visual splendour of a Himalayan paradise that will be remembered years after, but the smiles of local people met upon the way, their simplicity and their spirituality. A cry of 'Namaste' rings in the air - 'I salute the god within you'. Such a greeting will enrich each hour and accompany every vision of glory.

This book, along with others in a series of trekking guides to Nepal by the same author and publisher, has not been produced with the aim of encouraging more trekkers to explore the trails of this Himalayan wonderland, but in the hope of adding something to the experience of those already committed to going there. Being forewarned about the nature of the route and the seriousness of some of the trails is a way of reminding potential trekkers that in order to make the most of every hour of the journey it is essential to be both physically and mentally prepared. 'The art of Himalayan travel', said W.H. Murray, 'is the art of being bold enough to enjoy life now.'

Pages: 160
Size: 11,5 cm x 17 cm

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Manaslu Trekking Around guidebook

Trekking around Manaslu & the Tsum Valley

Lower Manaslu & Ganesh Himal

It may not have the aura of Everest or Annapurna, but the majestic mountain of Manaslu (8163m) has a remote charm that calls on all trekkers to discover the undiscovered. Lush forests, terraced hillsides, mysterious canyons, gargantuan summits and Buddhist culture are enticing. For so long beyond the horizon, the Tsum Valley is astonishing and secretive. Hilltop monasteries, traditional villages, colourful people, enigmatic yaks and hundreds of mani walls, chortens and kani gates add to the compulsive blend.
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Mount Everest Massif

Mount Everest Massif

Detailed climbing guide for the Everest region. Including Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Changtse and many others.
Author: Jan Kielowski.

Pages: 202
Size: 14,5cm x 20,5cm

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Nepal Himalaya Trekking (Lonely Planet)

Trekking in the Nepal Himalaya

Everest, Annapurna, Kanchenjunga, Machhapuchhare, Makalu - a roll call of inspiration awaits trekkers in the Nepal Himalaya. Discover its famous peaks and unique culture in this authoritative guide by one of the region's most experienced trekkers.

* 22 new contour maps for major trekking areas, supplemented with the author's GPS data
* detailed trek notes covering the popular routes and little-visited alternatives
* cultural insights, language guide, plus information on responsible trekking
* expert health and safety advice for trekkers
* practical advice about organising your own trek or choosing a trekking company
* illustrated guide to Himalayan wildlife

Pages: 480
Size: 13cm x 18 cm

9781845379469
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Nepal Trekking + Climbing (NH)

Nepal
25 treks and 12 climbing peaks

This stunning guidebook, covering 25 treks and 12 climbing peaks in the Nepal Himalaya, is an essential tool for both experienced explorers or climbers and first-time trekkers.Each year Nepal receives nearly 1/2 million visitors, with increasing numbers discovering the joys of trekking, spurred on by the challenges set by early mountaineers and the country's own rich mix of cultures. The treks covered in this book run the gamut from classic teahouse routes to newly charted expedition-style routes, while the peaks featured are chosen as a natural highpoint of trekking in a high-altitude region. Information on trekking and climbing styles, ecological concerns and mountain photography is also included.This unique full-colour guide to covers Nepal's climbing peaks in detail. Top-class original mapping and lavish photography feature throughout.

Illustrations: 120 colour photos, 58 colour maps

Pages: 192