Everest trekker's guide / Base Camp-Kala Patthar | Cicerone Press Hiking Guidebook

Cicerone Press ISBN/EAN: 9781852848361
Everest trekker&

Everest trekker's guide / Base Camp-Kala Patthar | Cicerone Press Hiking Guidebook

Cicerone Press ISBN/EAN: 9781852848361
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Guidebook to trekking in the Everest region of the Himalaya in Nepal, including Thame Valley, Lukla to Namche, Everest Base Camp from Namche and Gokyo (the Cho la and Phortse route), plus two routes in Tibet (the Rongbuk route and the Kharta Valley). Also describes the new Three Passes trek (Dingboche to Namche via Kongma La, Cho La, Renje La).

- Seasons
Spring and autumn are the main trekking seasons, when the weather is at its best. Summers are cloudy and rainy, winters are probably challenging and these seasons are chosen by fewer trekkers.

- Centres
Lukla, Namche Bazaar, Jiri, Junbesi, Shivalaya, Phaplu, Salleri, Pangboche, Tengboche, Gokyo

- Difficulty
Lodges along all the routes in the region enables trekkers to walk without camping equipment and food supplies. Pathways are clear and ascents moderate, but altitude is a challenge - acclimatisation must be well planned. In Himalayan terms it is a trekking area of moderate difficulty, with more demanding and easier variants available.

- Must See
Walk from Lukla to Everest Base Camp and climb Kala Patthar - the best Everest viewpoint. Visit famous Namche Bazaar, Tengboche Monastery and Gokyo. Cross Kongma La, Cho La and Renjo La on the Three Passes Trek. See Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, Cho Oyu and countless other peaks.

ISBN: 9781852848361
Publication date: 2018
Pagination: 320
Folded dimensions: 12 x 17 cm / 4.72 x 6.69 in

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