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The World's Great Adventure Treks

Walking / Outdoor GuideOut of Print

Edited By: Jack Jackson

160 pages, 190 col photos, 20 maps

New Holland Publishers

Hardback | Oct 2003 | #140362 | ISBN: 1843302616
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Features 20 treks in wild terrain, from 100 km in length and requiring at least 5 days to complete. Those treks covered vary from an ancient pilgrim route, a trail on a frozen river, Macchu Picchu's mystical ruins, a yak-supported trek into the heart of the Himalaya, and a summit expedition up Africa's Mount Kilimanjaro. Route maps included.


North America: Evolution Loop, Sierra Nevada; Highline Trail, Wyoming Rockies; Sawtooth Traverse, Idaho Rockies; Alaska on Foot; Continental Divide Trail, Rockies (Canada to New Mexico). South America: Exploradores Valley, Chile; Inca Trail, Peru. Asia: Lukpe La, Karakorum; Kackar of the Pontic Alps, Turkey; Zanskar River, Ladakh, India; Tiger's Lair and Chomolhari, Bhutan; Kharkhiraa and Turgen, Altai Mountains, Mongolia. Europe: Way of St James, Pyrenees, Northern Spain; Picos de Europa, Cantabrian Mountains, Spain; North Pindos Mountains, Greece; Across the Spine of Crete, Greek Isles. Australasia: Thorsborne Trail, Hinchinbrook Island, Australia; Aoraki to Arthur's Pass, Southern Alps, New Zealand. Africa: Northern Drakensberg, South Africa; Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania, East Africa.

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