Garhwal & Kumaon: A Guide for Trekkers and Tourists

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Cicerone Press, 1998 - Garhwal (India : Region) - 192 pages
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A guidebook to trekking in the Garhwal and Kumaon regions of the Himalayas of northern India at the centre of the Himalayan chain culminating in Nanda Devi. Garhwal has rugged mountains and valleys; Kumaon is more gentle. Easily accessible with some of India's most sacred sites. Short routes and strenuous treks, across glaciers and high cols.

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About the author (1998)

K.P. Sharma was born in Garhwal and with a keen love of mountains, in 1959 he climbed Nandakot. His other mountaineering ventures have been to Annapurna III, Everest, Tharkot, Rathkong and Trishuli East. Between 1963 and 1970 he served in the Mountaineering Institutes at Darjeeling and Uttarkashi, and was secretary of the Indian Mountaineering Foundation.In 1970 he joined a leading Indian travel agency and when Ladakh was opened to tourists in 1975 he organised the first tour to Ladakh led by

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