Inspirational guidebook to 20 treks along the 2400km Himalayan chain. Including classics such as the treks to Everest and K2 base camps and the Annapurna Circuit. Also epic glacier treks, ultra-long expedition treks and sacred treks. This is a book to inspire and excite, guaranteed to entice any with an adventurous spirit and love of wild places.
From K2 and Nanga Parbat in Pakistan in the west to Gangkar Punsum in Bhutan in the east, covering Mount Kailash, Annapurna, Manaslu, Everest, Makalu, Kangchenjunga and many more, this book is an inspirational and detailed guide to 20 memorable expeditions across the Himalaya. The spectacular surroundings covered by the treks cannot fail to fire the imagination. The treks range from the popular to the little-known, and from gentle treks on good paths at a moderate altitude, to long and challenging routes. All share the scenic magnificence for which the Himalaya is justly known, as well as the sense of adventure that accompanies each journey. The passion of the eight highly-talented writers and photographers who have come together to produce this guide to Himalayan trekking shines through in their vivid accounts and enticing photography. Between them they have explored the full length of this awe-inspiring mountain range, amassing a wealth of experience and knowledge. They have written many Himalayan guides and shared their enthusiasm by leading trekking holidays. With 20 treks described, including classics such as the Dhaulagiri Circuit, the Singalila Ridge route south of Kangchenjunga and the Annapurna Circuit, this book will inspire trekkers to explore the Himalaya’s full range of opportunities.