Trekking in the Annapurna Region

Trekking in the Annapurna Region

Mixed media product Trekking in the Annapurna Region

By (author) Bryn Thomas

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  • Publisher: Trailblazer Publications
  • Format: Mixed media product | 271 pages
  • Dimensions: 120mm x 176mm x 24mm | 340g
  • Publication date: 1 April 2006
  • Publication City/Country: Hindhead, Surrey
  • ISBN 10: 1873756682
  • ISBN 13: 9781873756683
  • Edition: 4
  • Edition statement: 4th edition
  • Illustrations note: 30 colour photos, 55 trail maps and village plans
  • Sales rank: 790,846

Product description

Following the Kali Gandaki River through the world's deepest valley, an ancient Tibetan trade route cuts across the Annapurna region. It's an area of astounding natural beauty ranging from lush rice fields in the south to the high-altitude desert plateau in the north, past Himalayan peaks of over 26,000 ft. This fully revised and expanded fourth edition includes fifteen village plans and forty-five route maps covering these classic treks: >Annapurna Circuit >Annapurna Sanctuary >Pokhara to Poon Hill >Pokhara-Jomsom-Muktinath >Tilicho Tal >Dhaulagiri Ice-fall >Plus- Manang Valley hikes, Siklis Eco-Trek, day walks from Jomsom, and an introduction to trekking peaks in the Annapurna region

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Author information

Bryn Thomas was born in Zimbabwe where he grew up on a farm. Since graduating from Durham University with a degree in anthropology, travel on five continents has included a Saharan journey in a home-built kit-car, a solo 2500km cycle ride through the Andes, seven Himalayan treks and 40,000km of rail travel. In 1992 he set up Trailblazer, to produce the series of route guides for adventurous travellers that has now grown to almost 30 titles.

Review quote

"Excellent guide."--The Bookseller "Good guides read like a novel and have you packing in no time. Trekking in the Annapurna Region falls into this category...As much fascinating practical information."--Today "1st class trekking guide."--Adventure Travel magazine (UK) "A good read...The guide differs from other trekking guides in its detail...Attractively illustrated."--The Herald "Very fine guide."--Traveller magazine "A very detailed and informative guide."--High magazine