Kilimanjaro & East Africa: A Climbing and Trekking Guide: Includes Mount Kenya Mount Meru and the Rwenzoris Mountaineering Excursion Guides Cameron M. Burns Mountaineers Books 2 editionJul 5
Cameron M. Burns has written, co-authored, edited, and contributed to twenty books and thousands of newspaper and magazine articles related to climbing, adventure, and travel. He has climbed extensively in East Africa, North and South America, and Australia.
Climb East Africas highest peaksvia non-technical and technical routesin this updated guide to Kilimanjaro, Mount Kenya, and more More than 50 routes, including summit walk-ups and serious technical climbs Completely updated and expanded descriptions of travel to and from East Africa and the major trekking and climbing destinations Entire new sections devoted to the standard trekking route on Mount Meru, Kilimanjaros nearly 15,000-foot neighboring peak, and the trekking circuit in the Rwenzoris of Uganda, with detailed route descriptions to the three highest summits in the regionMount Stanley, Mount Speke, and Mount Baker For trekkers or climbers hoping to reach the top of Kilimanjaroone of the coveted Seven Summitsor challenge themselves on the remote spires of Mount Kenya, or explore East Africas lesser-visited areas such as Mount Meru and the Rwenzoris of Uganda, this completely revised guide is ideal. Author Cameron Burns includes everything you need to know to plan a safe and successful visit to the region, including up-to-date trip planning information and prices, tips on transportation and places to stay, as well as the scoop on hiring outfitters and obtaining permits and visas.
Also included are dozens of useful websites for the East African trekker/climber, dos and donts to help you stay safe, hundreds of useful personal observations from the author in the newly-added footnotes, and a handy glossary of several local languages.
Kilimanjaro – a trekking guide to Africa’s highest mountain, 3rd:
“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)
–This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
At 19,341ft Kilimanjaro is Africas highest mountain. Yet with no mountaineering skills necessary to reach the summit, even non-climbers can experience the thrill of climbing one of the worlds 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.
Kilimanjaro – a trekking guide to Africa’s highest mountain, 3rd: (includes Mt Meru and city guides to Nairobi, Dar es Salaam, Arusha, Moshi and Marangu)