Nepal: Trekking and Climbing
25 Classic Treks and 12 Climbing Peaks
published 2009 • 6 ½”x 9 ½” • 176 pages • full-color photos • maps
ISBN 9781566567282 • paperback • $20.00 •
This stunning book describes 25 treks and 12 climbing peaks in the Nepal Himalaya, with coverage of the entire country from Saipal in the west to Kangchendzonga in the east. Designed for first-time visitors as well as experienced trekkers and climbers, it is an essential source book for anyone contemplating a venture into Nepal's wild Himalayan regions. Excellent original mapping and superlative photography feature throughout.
Each year increasing numbers discover the joys of trekking in the Nepal Himalaya, spurred on by the challenges set by early mountaineers and Nepal's own rich mix of cultures. The treks included here cover everything from classic teahouse routes to newly charted expedition-style routes, while the peaks featured are chosen as a natural high point of trekking in a high-altitude region. Information on trekking and climbing styles, the practicalities of travelling in Nepal, local ecological concerns and mountain photography is also included.
• For first-time trekkers to experienced mountaineers
• Comprehensive coverage of 25 treks
• 12 climbing peaks with topographical photographs
• First-class cartography and strip maps
• Stunning photography throughout
Author Steve Razzetti has been traveling in Nepal-exploring and leading commercial expeditions-for most of the past fifteen years. In 1995 his exploration and photography were recognized by election to full membership of The Alpine Club. He is based in Cumbria, England.
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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