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Kangchenjunga: A Trekker's Guide

Kangchenjunga: A Trekker's Guide

by Kev Reynolds
     
 
At 28,169ft (85886m) Kangchenjunga in far north-eastern Nepal is the world's third highest peak. It's a huge, spectacular mountain with five tops and five glaciers dominating a spur from the main Himalayan axis. The trek to its base via the Nepalese foothills has been describing quite simply as The Most Beautiful Walk in the World.This book is a guide to that trek. It

Overview

At 28,169ft (85886m) Kangchenjunga in far north-eastern Nepal is the world's third highest peak. It's a huge, spectacular mountain with five tops and five glaciers dominating a spur from the main Himalayan axis. The trek to its base via the Nepalese foothills has been describing quite simply as The Most Beautiful Walk in the World.This book is a guide to that trek. It describes the trails, villages and views, gives a potted history of some of the mountains, and adds background interest for anyone planning a visit to the area. It's a sparsely populated region with a greater sense of isolation than in more populated areas of Nepal. The trails are rougher, the facilities more primitive and the routes less well defined, offering a different kind of experience to that of the more mainstream routes and with the undisputed scenic grandeur for which Nepal is famous.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781852842802
Publisher:
Cicerone Press
Publication date:
01/01/2010
Product dimensions:
4.58(w) x 6.96(h) x 0.52(d)

Meet the Author

Kev Reynolds is a freelance writer, photojournalist and lecturer. A prolific compiler of guidebooks, his first title for Cicerone Press appeared in 1978; he has since produced 27 titles for Cicerone, with others being researched. A member of the Outdoor Writers' Guild, the Alpine Club and Austrian Alpine Club, his passion for mountains and the countryside remains undiminished, and he regularly travels throughout Britain to share that enthusiasm through his lectures.

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