Trekking in Nepal: A Traveler's Guide

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Mountaineers, 1997 - 383 pagine
Completely updated and expanded, this seventh edition of Trekking in Nepal: A Traveler's Guide sends trekkers to Nepal equipped with comprehensive information on the country's most rewarding routes, how to get there, what to bring, what to expect, and the people and history behind it all. It covers 21 major areas of Nepal, plus some alternatives and side trips, in all types of terrain. Also included in this new edition are several new routes in the Makalu Barun area near Everest.This guide also includes a special section on trekking with children. And the author provides visitors with the information and inspiration they need to be culturally appropriate and environmentally sensitive guests. Sidebars provide first-hand information on history, geology, climate, national parks and conservation areas, religion, wildlife, and much more.

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Indice

Background
14
How to Use This Book
18
Trekking Styles and Destinations
20
Preparations
43
Interacting with Nepal
72
Health and Health Care
105
THE ROUTES
143
Following the Route Descriptions
145
Langtang Gosainkund and Helambu
248
Eastern Nepal
278
Western Nepal
323
APPENDICES
355
Addresses
356
Further Reading
362
Nepali Language Introduction
369
Glossary
372

North of Pokhara
164
SoluKhumbu The Everest Region
212
Index
375
Copyright

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Bezruchka traveled widely throughout the third world.

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