Outside Books introduces a unique series of international sport/travel guides: your favorite adventure sports, our top picksworldwideof where to pursue them.
Follow in the footsteps of early twentieth-century explorers on twenty treks spanning six continents that range from Everest Base Camp to a pilgrimage across the Pyrenees. They include: the mysterious Ruwenzori mountains in the heart of Africa; five classic Himalayan tours, including the Annapurna Circuit and seldom-visited Snow Lake; an adventure to the Tekes River Valley in central Asia, country rarely seen by Westerners since the Soviets sealed off the region in the 1920s; sunset from the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania, the highest point in Africa; a hut-to-hut trek in Italy’s storied Dolomites; and a llama trek through the surreal redrock desert canyons of southern Utah’s Escalante.
About the Author
Journalist David Noland has traveled just about everywhere and written about it for Outside, The New York Times, and other publications. He is the author of Travels Along the Edge: 40 Ultimate Adventures for the Modern Nomad.
Table of Contents
|1||Nepal: Gokyo & Everest Base Camp||34|
|3||Pakistan: Snow Lake||52|
|4||Chile: The Paine Circuit||60|
|5||Italy: The Dolomites Traverse||68|
|6||Uganda: The Ruwenzori||78|
|7||India: Ladakh: Across Zanskar||86|
|8||New Zealand: The Milford Track||94|
|9||Peru: The Inca Trail||102|
|10||Sikkim: The Kanchenjunga Trek||112|
|11||Switzerland: The Haute Route||120|
|12||Morocco: The High Atlas||128|
|13||Tibet: The Mount Kailas Circuit||138|
|14||Utah: Llama-Trekking in Escalante Canyon||146|
|15||Panama: The Darien Gap||154|
|16||Kazakhstan: Foothills of the Tian Shan||162|
|17||Mexico: Copper Canyon||172|
|18||Nepal: Inner Dolpo||180|
|19||Spain: El Camino de Santiago||188|
|20||Argentina: The Northwest Frontier||196|