Kilimanjaro (Paperback)

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Practical guide to climbing Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa's highest mountain. At 5895m (19,341ft) Kilimanjaro is Africa's highest mountain. Yet with no mountaineering skills necessary to reach the summit, even non-climbers can experience the thrill of climbing one of the world's greatest peaks. Taking you from the dusty plains of East Africa through jungle and moorland to the glacier-clad summit, this is one of the most beautiful and challenging treks there is. * Comprehensive trail guide and maps (with GPS waypoints also downloadable from the Trailblazer website) to the six major routes: Machame, Marangu, Rongai (Loitokitok), Lemosho, Shira and Umbwe by an author who's climbed them all numerous times * City guides - Where to stay, eat and what to see en route to Kili in: Dar es Salaam, Nairobi and gateway towns of Arusha, Moshi and Marangu * Planning your trip and booking a trek - when to go, how to book, full reviews of trekking agencies * Mount Meru - a popular pre-Kilimanjaro trek * Background information - comprehensive history, geology, climate, flora and fauna - including a detailed bird spotter's guide and a flora identification section - plus cultural information on the Chagga people * Porters' rights - how to help * Health and safety * Fully updated 5th edition of this best-selling guidebook to Africa's most popular trek. Kilimanjaro is the world's tallest freestanding peak. It's the most popular trek in Africa, both for independent trekkers and for charity organisations. * Routes covered on 35 detailed walking maps in the proven Trailblazer style; all walking times are indicated along with points of interest and gradients. * Extra colour sections plus a 16pp colour introduction to Kilimanjaro and the climb.


Product Details

  • Product code: BMWHX
  • ISBN: 9781905864959
  • Publisher: Trailblazer Publications
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 18.0cm x 12.0cm
  • Pages: 384
  • Publish date: Tue Feb 06 00:00:00 GMT 2018
  • Book points: 11

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