Everest: A Trekker's Guide: Base Camp, Kala Patthar, Gokyo Ri. Trekking routes in Nepal and Tibet

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Guidebook to trekking in the Everest region of the Himalaya in Nepal, including Thame Valley, Lukla to Namche, Everest Base Camp from Namche and Gokyo (the Cho la and Phortse route), plus one route in Tibet (the Kharta Valley). Also describes the Three Passes trek (Dingboche to Namche via Kongma La, Cho La, Renjo La).
Everest has an eternal appeal for mountain lovers and the classic trek to Everest Base Camp is high on the bucket-list of many trekkers. This guidebook covers the most popular route in the Khumbu Valley, from Lukla via Namche Bazaar and Gorakshep to Everest Base Camp and Kala Patthar, the best viewpoint for Everest. It also describes the classic route from Jiri to Lukla taken by Tenzing Norgay and Sir Edmund Hillary, as well as a trek north to Gokyo with its spectacular lakes and the peak of Gokyo Ri. Finally, the Three Passes Trek, also starting in Namche, links the region's major passes and valleys.

The guidebook includes suggestions for side trips and time spent in Namche Bazaar, Pangboche, Dingboche and Gokyo, as well as one trek approaching Everest from Tibet - from Kharta to the Kangshung Face.

It is packed with essential advice on trekking in the Himalayas, including planning and preparation, trekking formalities, health and acclimatisation, as well as notes on culture and the fascinating history of the region, making this a complete guide to exploring the area.
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Weight 0.000000
Author Kucharski, Radek
Availability IP
Department Indian Subcontinent
Edition 6th Revised ed
Format Paperback
ISBN 9781786311627
Pages 320
Published 15/09/2023
Publisher Cicerone Press
Section South Asia Travel Guides
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