Kilimanjaro: The Trekking Guide to Africa's Highest Mountain

Trailblazer Publications, 2010 - 367 pagina's
Fully revised and expanded third edition includes MOUNT MERU The most authoritative and detailed guide to climbingAfrica s highest mountain Stedman s wonderfully down-to-earth, practical guide to the mountain . Longitude Books At 5895 metres (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 to the six major routes: Machame, Marangu, Rongai (Loitokitok), Lemosho, Shira and Umbwe by a writer who s climbed them all City guides Where to stay, eat and what to see en route to Kili in: Dar es Salaam, Nairobi, Arusha, Moshi and Marangu Planning your trip and booking a trek when to go, what to take, how to book your trek: extensive reviews of trekking agenciesMount Meru a popular pre-Kilimanjaro trekBackground information Comprehensive history, geology, climate, flora and fauna, plus cultural information on the Chagga people Health and safety on Kilimanjaro Green trekking minimizing your impactPorters rights how you can help"

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Henry Stedman is a professional tour leader and a trekker of considerable experience, having hiked in the Himalaya, China, Pakistan, Lebanon, the Philippines, Sumatra and Madagascar.

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