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    DescriptionAt 19,341ft Kilimanjaro is Africa’s highest mountain. Yet with no mountaineering skills necessary to reach the summit, even non-climbers can experience the thrill of climbing one of the world’s greatest peaks. Includes full practical details – getting to Tanzania and Kenya, town guides and maps to Nairobi, Dar es Salaam, Arusha, Moshi and Marangu. Routes covered on 35 detailed walking maps in the proven Trailblazer style; all walking times are indicated along with points of interest and gradients. This top selling guide from Trailblazer is now in its fourth edition.


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    Title
    Kilimanjaro
    Subtitle
    The Trekking Guide to Africa's Highest Mountain
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Henry Stedman
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 375
    Width: 119 mm
    Height: 180 mm
    Thickness: 23 mm
    Weight: 318 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781905864546
    ISBN 10: 190586454X
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: TRG
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T14.3
    BIC subject category V2: WTH, WSZC
    B&T General Subject: 760
    LC classification: GV
    Abridged Dewey: 796
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Libri: I-TT
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1HFGT
    Ingram Subject Code: TT
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 92
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 09
    B&T Approval Code: A19900000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24490
    B&T Approval Code: R09504000
    BISAC V2.8: SPO018000
    BIC subject category V2: 1HFGT
    BISAC V2.8: TRV002030
    DC23: 796.510967826
    Thema V1.0: WTH, SZC
    Edition
    4
    Edition statement
    4th
    Publisher
    Trailblazer Publications
    Imprint name
    Trailblazer Publications
    Publication date
    18 March 2014
    Publication City/Country
    Hindhead, Surrey
    Author Information
    Henry Stedman is a professional tour leader who regularly summits Kilimanjaro and a trekker of considerable experience, having hiked in many parts of Europe, Asia and Africa. He has been writing guidebooks for more than 15 years.
    Review quote
    'Stedman's wonderfully down-to-earth, practical guide to the mountain, with excellent tips on preparing for the trek and a roundup of routes to the top'.Longitude Books (New York) 'A top pick for any who plan on embarking on a trek to the mountain. It covers everything, from city accommodations and restaurants nearby to what to see en route, then how to plan and book a trek to Kilimanjaro. Any outdoor or travel collection needs this'.
 California Bookwatch, May 2010 'Comprehensive and informative'.
Wanderlust, February 2011'You wouldn't want to be without this book if heading for Kilimanjaro'. Backpack, Autumn 2010 'Contains almost everything you could possibly want to know about the mountain, its ascent and its surroundings'. 
Strider, April 2010'Stedman is something of a Kili obsessive...and that shows on every page of this fully revised and expanded edition of his guide... Recommended. 
Trek & Mountain, March 2010'A model of what a guidebook should be'.
David Dean
    Back cover copy
    Fully revised and expanded 4th edition includes MOUNT MERU The most authoritative and detailed guide to climbing Africa's highest mountain'Stedman's wonderfully down-to-earth, practical guide to the mountain'. Longitude Books At 5895 metres (19,341ft) Kilimanjaro is Africa's highest mountain. Yet with no mountaineering skills necessary to reach the summit, even non-climbers can experience the thrill of climbing one of the world's greatest peaks. Taking you from the dusty plains of East Africa through jungle and moorland to the glacier -clad summit, this is one of the most beautiful and challenging treks there is. Comprehensive trail guide and maps to the six major routes: Machame, Marangu, Rongai (Loitokitok), Lemosho, Shira and Umbwe by a writer who's climbed them all City guides Where to stay, eat and what to see en route to Kili in: Dar es Salaam, Nairobi, Arusha, Moshi and Marangu Planning your trip and booking a trek when to go, what to take, how to book your trek: extensive reviews of trekking agenciesMount Meru a popular pre-Kilimanjaro trek Background information Comprehensive history, geology, climate, flora and fauna, plus cultural information on the Chagga people Health and safety on Kilimanjaro Green trekking minimizing your impact Porters' rights how you can help GPS waypoints also downloadable from website"