Synopses & Reviews
This stunning book describes 25 treks and 12 climbing peaks in the Nepal Himalaya, with coverage of the entire country from Saipal in the west to Kangchendzonga in the east. Designed for first-time visitors as well as experienced trekkers and climbers, it is an essential source book for anyone contemplating a venture into Nepal's wild Himalayan regions. Excellent original mapping and superlative photography are featured throughout. The treks included here cover everything from classic teahouse routes to newly charted expedition-style routes, while the peaks featured are chosen as a natural high point of trekking in a high-altitude region. Information on trekking and climbing styles, the practicalities of travelling in Nepal, local ecological concerns, and mountain photography is also included.