Summit of the World

By Harry Kikstra

Format: Spiral bound

At 8848m (29,028 ft) Mount Everest has the world's highest summit. Trying to reach it means facing extreme conditions and the utmost physical demands. The author explains how to plan and prepare, and how to deal with altitude sickness. He describes the ascent routes from Nepal and Tibet in detail, with dramatic photographs and vivid mapping.

Availability: In stock

RRP: £9.99

Price: £9.99

Special Price £8.99

Rucksack Readers

Rucksack Readers are guidebooks to some of the finest long-distance walks in the world. With 60-80 colour photographs each they make great souvenirs, and because they are field-tested and updated regularly they are reliable companions.

Product Description


At 29,028 feet Mount Everest has the world's highest summit. Even the trek to base camp is arduous. Climbing higher means facing extreme conditions and demands the utmost in preparation. The author describes ascent routes from both Nepal and Tibet.

Additional Information

Additional Information

Format Spiral bound
Imprint Rucksack Readers
Publication Date 27 Feb 2009
ISBN 9781898481546
Number of Pages 96

Customer Reviews

Write Your Own Review

Only registered users can write reviews. Please, log in or register

Also by this author

You may also like