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Trekking in Ladakh (Trailblazer) Paperback – Import, 12 Jun 2004


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"Extensive and well researched." --Climber Magazine (United Kingdom) "Recommended...Were it not for this book we might still be blundering about." --The Independent on Sunday (United Kingdom) "This is a highly recommendable guidebook, certainly the best available in English." --Ladakh Studies (India) "Well worth the money." --Trail Magazine (United Kingdom) "Information packed." --High Magazine (United Kingdom)

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This is the fully revised third edition of Charlie Loram's practical guide to low-impact trekking in this high altitude region of northwest India. The spectacular natural landscape of immense mountains, wild deserts and deep gorges, combined with a thriving Tibetan-Buddhist culture makes Ladakh (Little Tibet) one of the most fascinating destinations in the Himalaya.

72 detailed trekking maps - Comprehensive trail descriptions and 72 maps covering both classic and lesser-known routes throughout: Central and Western Ladakh; Nubra; Rupshu; Zanskar; also includes Stok Kangri trekking peak.

All the practical information you need - planning your trip and getting to Ladakh from North America, Europe, Australasia and other parts of Asia; arranging a trek - whatever your style of trekking, from a short backpacking trip to a fully-guided expedition; health and mountain safety; history, culture and language.

Minimum impact for maximum insight - how to travel with sensitivity and awareness through a fragile region

Plus - City guides to Leh, Delhi, and Manali.

|This is the fully revised third edition of Charlie Loram's practical guide to low-impact trekking in this high altitude region of northwest India. The spectacular natural landscape of immense mountains, wild deserts and deep gorges, combined with a thriving Tibetan-Buddhist culture makes Ladakh (Little Tibet) one of the most fascinating destinations in the Himalaya.72 detailed trekking maps - Comprehensive trail descriptions and 72 maps covering both classic and lesser-known routes throughout: Central and Western Ladakh; Nubra; Rupshu; Zanskar; also includes Stok Kangri trekking peak. All the practical information you need - planning your trip and getting to Ladakh from North America, Europe, Australasia and other parts of Asia; arranging a trek - whatever your style of trekking, from a short backpacking trip to a fully-guided expedition; health and mountain safety; history, culture and language.Minimum impact for maximum insight - how to travel with sensitivity and awareness through a fragile regionPlus - City guides to Leh, Delhi, and Manali.

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Product details

  • Paperback: 288 pages
  • Publisher: Trailblazer Publications; New edition edition (12 June 2004)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1873756755
  • ISBN-13: 978-1873756751
  • Product Dimensions: 12.1 x 1.9 x 18.4 cm
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #3,42,130 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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