Item description for Trekking in the Himalayas (White Star Guides) by Stefano Ardito...
Each year, the Himalayas attract millions of visitors who follow myriad paths among splendid forests and icy peaks in search of ancient monuments and breathtaking panoramas. This handy volume presents 15 of the best routes in the Himalayas, from the Biafo and Hispar Glaciers to the Annapurna Sanctuary and the Rongbuk and Kabshung valleys at the base of Everest. Providing concrete advice on the necessary equipment, best times to embark on a trek, how and when to hire a guide, and much more, this addition to the popular White Star Guides series safely steers readers through this challenging and ever-fascinating area. Throughout the book, spectacular photographs demonstrate the awe-inspiring natural beauty that has insider information on each region featured in the book. Indices of useful addresses and key destinations in the Himalayas provide essential information for travelers. With its portable format, detailed information, and inspiring illustrations, this is an invaluable resource for outdoors enthusiasts, nature lovers, and hikers traveling to the Himalayas.
Journalist and photographer Stefano Ardito is an experienced mountain climber who has published a number of books dedicated to the highest peaks in the world.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.61" Width: 6.69" Height: 0.55" Weight: 1.19 lbs.
Release Date Jan 16, 2007
Publisher White Star
ISBN 8854401498 ISBN13 9788854401495