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Milestone Himalayan Series’ Annapurna is a comprehensive illustrated handbook for the Annapurna treks with a detailed 1:125,000 fold-out map and over 160 colour photographs.

 
The guide comes packed with exhaustive day-by-day description of the Annapurna trails:
Annapurna Circuit,
Annapurna Sanctuary
Annapurna Short Treks

There is, in addition, practical advice on planning and organizing the trek with a chapter on how to tackle medical emergencies.

Plus background reading on the varied peoples who live in the Annapurna region the Manangis, Thakalis, Gurungs and an introduction to Tibetan Buddhism, the religion they mostly practice.

The guidebook also devotes an entire chapter on the fascinating story of the 1950 French ascent of Annapurna, the first eight-thousander ever climbed.
 
 
Reproduced here is the guidebook's Contents page.
 
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Annapurna
Trekking Maps and Complete Guide
by Partha S Banerjee

First published 2007
This Fifth Edition printed in 2017

Published by Milestone Books, India

ISBN 978-81-903270-1-5

Paperback, printed on art paper
Pages 158
Size 5.5" x 10.5" / 14 x 26.7 cm
Weight 425 gm / 15 oz

Price US $ 17.00
(plus Shipping & Handling)
Price in India Rs. 595
(plus. Shipping & Handling)
 
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About the Author

The guidebook's author, Partha S Banerjee, is a journalist, travel writer and photographer for whom the Himalayas has been a lifelong passion. His walking guidebooks on the Everest and Langtang regions of Nepal and the Markha Valley and Zanskar in Ladakh are popular with trekkers. His handbook for Ladakh is the most definitive travellers' guide for the region. With a master's in physics from Delhi University, his interests include astronomy, history, international politics and cartography.



 

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