Trailblazer: Trekking in the Everest Region

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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