Kilimanjaro - Summit of Africa

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At 5895m (19340 ft) Mount Kilimanjaro is the summit of Africa, yet accessible to hikers who are determined and well-prepared. The author explains how to plan and prepare, and how to deal with altitude sickness. She describes the ascent by four routes (Machame, Lemosho, Marangu and Rongai) in detail, illustrated with photographs and clear mapping.
Kilimanjaro – Summit of Africa is a rucksack suitable/spiral pocket guide to the four main trekking routes up the world’s highest free-standing mountain. Kilimanjaro doyenne Jacquetta Megarry, details both the Mount Meru acclimatisation ascent, as well as the Machame, Lemosha, Marangu and Rongai ascents of Kili.

Concise text is supported by mapping, diagrams and photographs, and the book describes not only routes but advice on planning and preparation including how to choose your route, itinerary and team, tips for acclimatising and on how to prevent and manage altitude sickness, as well as information on the mountain’s habitats, wildlife, geology and history.
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Weight 0.122000
Author Megarry, Jacquetta
Availability IP
Department Africa
Format Paperback Mini
ISBN 9781898481522
Pages 98
Published 08/10/2009
Publisher Rucksack Readers
Section Tanzania
Series Rucksack Pocket Summits
Size Unfolded 11.5x14.5cm
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