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Andes: Trekking and Climbing, The
26 Treks and 18 Climbing Peaks
Val Pitkethly and Kate Harper

published 2009 6 x 9 • 192 pages • full-color photos maps
ISBN 9781566567152 • paperback • $20.00

This indispensable book describes 26 treks and 18 climbing peaks in the Andes, with coverage of the range from Venezuela in the north to Patagonia in the south. The ancient cultures, historic sites and abundant wildlife of these mountains attract countless visitors year after year, all seeking a taste of adventure. The treks included will introduce you to all aspects of the Andes, from the simmering volcanoes of Chile and Argentina to the high altitude Inca cities of Peru. Ranging between four days and two weeks, there is something for everyone.

Designed for first-time visitors as well as experienced trekkers and climbers, this book is an essential source for anyone contemplating a journey into the mountains of South America. First-class original mapping and vibrant photography feature throughout.

• For first-time trekkers to experienced mountaineers

• Comprehensive coverage of 26 treks

• 18 climbing peaks with topographical photographs

• First-class cartography and strip maps

• Stunning photography throughout

Val Pitkethly has been leading treks in the Andes for many years. She is based in Canada, but also guides treks in Nepal and Europe.

Kate Harper is an experienced mountain guide who has trekked all over South America and the Himalaya. Based in the English Lake District, she divides her time between working there and trekking abroad.

Climbing consultant Victor Saunders is an internationally respected climber, qualified alpine guide and previous winner of the Boardman-Tasker prize. He is based in Chamonix, France.

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