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Cicerone Guides: Everest - A Trekker's Guide: Trekking Routes in Nepal and Tibet

Walking / Outdoor GuideOut of Print

Series: Cicerone International Trekking Guides

By: Kev Reynolds

272 pages, colour photos, colour illustrations, colour maps

Cicerone Press

Paperback | waterproof PVC cover | Nov 2011 | Edition: 4 | #194399 | ISBN-13: 9781852846800
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NHBS Price: £15.95 $21/€18 approx

About this book

A guidebook to Everest and the Khumbu region of Nepal, one of the great trekking regions of the world. All the main trekking routes, including from Lukla (and Jiri) to Namche, and routes to Thame, Gokyo, Thangboche, Lobuche, Kala Pattar and Everest Base Camp. Includes the route in Tibet from Tingri to the North side and Rongbuk monastery/glacier.


Map Key
Overview Map of Trekking Routes
Overview Map of Nepal
Preface to the Fourth Edition

Everest and the Solu-Khumbu Region
Everest Treks
Trekking and Trekking Styles
When to Go
Pre-Departure Preparations
Getting There
Permits and Visas
Pre-Trek Health Matters
On-Trek Healthcare
Equipment Checklist
Minimum Impact Trekking
Cultural Interaction
Nepal - Facts and Figures
Time in Kathmandu
About this Guide
From Nepal

Trek 1 Jiri to Namche Bazaar

Prologue: Kathmandu to Jiri
Section 1: Jiri to Kenja
Section 2: Kenja to Manidingma (Nuntala)
Section 3: Manidingma to Choplung

Trek 2 Lukla to Namche Bazaar
Time in Namche

Trek 3 Namche Bazaar to Thame and Gokyo
Trek 4 Namche Bazaar (or Khumjung) to Gokyo

Section 1: Namche Bazaar (or Khumjung) to Dole
Section 2: Dole to Gokyo
Time in Gokyo

Trek 5 Gokyo to Lobuche via Cho La

Trek 6 Gokyo to Lobuche via Phortse, Pangboche and Pheriche

Trek 7 Namche Bazaar (or Khumjung) to Lobuche, Gorak Shep,
Kala Pattar and Everest Base Camp

Section 1: Namche Bazaar to Pheriche (or Dingboche)
Time in Pheriche
Time in Dingboche
Section 2: Pheriche (or Dingboche) to Lobuche
Section 3: Lobuche to Gorak Shep to Kala Pattar to Everest Base Camp
Ways Out
From Tibet

Trek 8 Tingi to Everest Rongbuk Base Camp via Lamna La

Trek 9 Kharta to the Kangshung Face

Appendix A Summary of Treks
Appendix B The Story of Everest
Appendix C Trekking Peaks in the Solu-Khumbu Region
Appendix D Useful Addresses
Appendix E Glossary
Appendix F Useful Phrases
Appendix G Bibliography
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Kev Reynolds is a freelance writer, photojournalist and lecturer whose first title for Cicerone Press (Walks and Climbs in the Pyrenees) appeared in 1978 and is still in print. He has published many books on the Alps, a series of trekkers' guides to Nepal and, nearer to home, several guides on walking in southern England. A member of the Alpine Club, Austrian Alpine Club and the Outdoor Writers' Guild, he is also first honorary member of the British Association of European Mountain Leaders.

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