Kilimanjaro

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Author: Henry Stedman

Category: Lifestyle , Sport & leisure

Book Format: Paperback / softback

Publisher: TRAILBLAZER

ISBN: 9781912716487

RRP: $45.99

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Practical, best-selling guide to climbing Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest mountain and most popular trek. 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 ……

Practical, best-selling guide to climbing Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest mountain and most popular trek. 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. Trailblazer’s Kilimanjaro guide includes: 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 with full reviews of trekking agencies – when to go, how to book 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 6th 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

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