At 5895 m (19, 340 ft) Mount Kilimanjaro is the highest free-standing mountain on earth. The author has summited by all the main trekking routes, and compares them in detail. She also describes the ascent of nearby Mount Meru which makes an ideal acclimatisation climb.
The book describes the habitat zones, geology and history of Mount Kilimanjaro. It contains
* concise advice on planning and preparation
* how to choose your route, itinerary and team
* how to prevent and manage altitude sickness
* details of Machame, Lemosho, Marangu and Rongai routes
* practical tips on gear and packing
* foldout map with all routes on the mountain
* 98 pages with open-flat binding
* in full colour, with 90 photographs
* on waterproof paper.
|Product Type||Spiral bound|
|Dimensions||145 x 121 x 12mm|
|Item weight||0.12 Kg|
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