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Cicerone - Trekking in the Himalaya

Cicerone - Trekking in the Himalaya

20 memorable expeditions

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Inspirational guidebook to 20 treks along the 2400km Himalayan chain. Including classics such as the treks to Everest and K2 base camps and the Annapurna Circuit. Also epic glacier treks, ultra-long expedition treks and sacred treks. This is a book to inspire and excite, guaranteed to entice any with an adventurous spirit and love of wild places.

The Himalaya have always fed the dreams and called to those who love wild places. Stretching from Pakistan through Northern India, Nepal, Tibet and Bhutan, this book includes 20 descriptions of the best, and most spectacular treks in the range. From glaciers to jungle, snow-swept passes to plunging valleys, remote plateaus to bustling base camps, the Himalaya offer an unparalleled wealth of landscapes and trekking opportunities.

This inspirational guide was edited by trekking specialist Kev Reynolds, and written by a team of eight experienced authors, writers and guides. A compilation of the best walking in the Himalaya, it looks at each trek in turn, and discovers what makes the trek special, and entices with vivid accounts and breathtaking photography.


The Treks


  • K2 and Concordia
  • Snow Lake
  • Nanga Parbat







About the authors   
Overview of routes    
About this book   
Trekking in the Himalaya: a background  
Trekking styles       
When to go    
Safety in the mountains   
Minimum impact trekking    

The Treks
Trek 1           K2 and Concordia – Steve Razzetti  
Trek 2           Snow Lake – Steve Razzetti   
Trek 3           Nanga Parbat – Bart Jordans   
Trek 4           Zanskar Dream Trek – Steve Berry   
Trek 5           Nanda Devi Sanctuary – Steve Berry    
Trek 6           Mount Kailash Kora – Siân Pritchard-Jones and Bob Gibbons  
Trek 7           Inner Dolpo: Shey Gompa and the Crystal Mountain – Stephen Goodwin    
Trek 8           Lower Dolpo: from Juphal to Jumla – Kev Reynolds
Trek 9           Dhaulagiri Circuit – Bart Jordans    
Trek 10         Annapurna Circuit – Siân Pritchard-Jones and Bob Gibbons   
Trek 11         Annapurna Sanctuary – Kev Reynolds   
Trek 12         Manaslu Circuit – Kev Reynolds    
Trek 13         Langtang and Helambu – Kev Reynolds    
Trek 14         Everest Base Camp – Kev Reynolds    
Trek 15         Everest: Kangshung Face – Bart Jordans    
Trek 16         Makalu Base Camp – Chris Townsend    
Trek 17         Kangchenjunga: North and South Base Camps – Kev Reynolds  
Trek 18         Kangchenjunga: Singalila Ridge and Goecha La – Kev Reynolds 
Trek 19         Lunana Snowman Trek – Bart Jordans   
Trek 20         Gangkar Punsum Base Camp – Steve Berry  

APPENDIX A    Useful contacts    
APPENDIX B    Glossary for trekkers    
APPENDIX C    Further reading  



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