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Conquering the Incomparable Kilimanjaro

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The Snows of Kilimanjaro

The Snows of Kilimanjaro

by Ernest Hemingway

  • LITERATURE
  • 1995
  • PAPER
  • 156 PAGES

Set in Africa, this collection of 10 prime Hemingway stories includes not just the famous title story but also The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber, a chilling masterpiece about an American couple on a big game safari. (EAF26, $14.00)

No Picnic on Mount Kenya

No Picnic on Mount Kenya

by Felice Benuzzi

  • EXPLORATION
  • 2014
  • PAPER
  • 240 PAGES
  • CURRENTLY UNAVAILABLE
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This daring tale of the author's escape from a prisoner of war camp to climb Mount Kenya is not just great reading. Benuzzi's account of landscapes, animals and habitats encountered on his way could also be of interest to anyone contemplating scaling the peak. (EAF59, $16.95)

Kilimanjaro, To the Roof of Africa

Kilimanjaro, To the Roof of Africa

by David Breashears

  • EXPLORATION
  • 2002
  • DVD

This strikingly beautiful celebration of Kilimanjaro, originally presented in IMAX theatres, focuses on the history, nature and beauty of the mountain along with the experiences of the trekkers. (EAF112, $19.99)

Kilimanjaro, A Photographic Journey to the Roof of Africa

Kilimanjaro, A Photographic Journey to the Roof of Africa

by Hiltrud Schulz | Michel Moushabeck

  • NATURAL HISTORY
  • 2009
  • HARD COVER
  • 160 PAGES

In this spirited account, featuring 200 color photographs, Moushabeck and Schulz weave stories of their own trek on Kilimanjaro's scenic and less-visited Lemosho route with the history and nature of Africa's greatest mountain. (AFR239, $30.00)

Kilimanjaro, A Trekking Guide to Africa's Highest Mountain

Kilimanjaro, A Trekking Guide to Africa's Highest Mountain

by Henry Stedman

  • GUIDEBOOK
  • 2014
  • PAPER
  • 368 PAGES

Indispensable. This enjoyable guide includes practical information, an overview of history, nature and people of the region and chapters on preparation, perils and pleasures of the trek. (EAF107, $22.95)

Kilimanjaro & Tanzania North Map

Kilimanjaro & Tanzania North Map

by ITMB

  • 2013
  • MAP

A full-color topographic map of the great mountain at a scale of 1:62,500 with routes clearly indicated. (EAF69, $12.95)

 
New Map of Kilimanjaro National Park

New Map of Kilimanjaro National Park


by Ma Company (Tanzania)

  • 2010
  • MAP

This sketch map of Kilimanjaro, at a scale of 1:59,000, isn't just a handsome souvenir, it shows trekking routes, camps, geographic features and topography in detail. (EAF104, $14.95)

Northern Tanzania Map

Northern Tanzania Map


by Ma Company (Tanzania)

  • MAP

A colorful, hand-drawn map at a scale of 1:1.4 million shows popular game parks and reserves, including Tsavo, Serengeti, Lake Manyara, Ngornogoro, Tarangire and Kilimanjaro. (EAF154, $14.95)

Serengeti National Park Map

Serengeti National Park Map


by Ma Company (Tanzania)

  • MAP

This detailed, full-color sketch map of the Serengeti ecosystem includes camps, lodges, watercourses, habitat and topography. (EAF130, $14.95)

Tanzania Map

Tanzania Map


by Nelles

  • 2009
  • MAP

A clear, double-sided map with neighboring Rwanda and Burundi. (EAF08, $13.95)

Altitude Illness: Prevention and Treatment

Altitude Illness: Prevention and Treatment


by Stephen Bezruchka

  • REFERENCE
  • 2005
  • PAPER
  • 128 PAGES

Bezruchka, a mountaineer and M.D., includes case studies, frequently asked questions and simple methods of diagnosis and treatment in this indispensable pocket guide. (REF02, $8.95)

Bradt Safari Guide Northern Tanzania

Bradt Safari Guide Northern Tanzania


by Chris McIntyre | Philip Briggs

  • GUIDEBOOK
  • 2013
  • PAPER
  • 430 PAGES

A compact, practical overview of the history, wildlife and attractions of the Serengeti and surrounding parks, including Zanzibar. (EAF143, $24.99)

Explore Mount Kilimanjaro

Explore Mount Kilimanjaro


by Jacquetta Megarry

  • GUIDEBOOK
  • 2013
  • PAPER
  • 96 PAGES

An ingenious, water resistant, spiral-bound guide to the Marunga, Machame and Rongai trekking routes with foldout, color maps. (EAF102, $17.95)

Say it in Swahili

Say it in Swahili


by Sharifa Zawawi

  • LANGUAGE & PHRASEBOOKS
  • 1972
  • PAPER
  • 205 PAGES

A palm-size pocket guide to common phrases and expressions. (EAF46, $5.95)

Kissing Kilimanjaro, Leaving It All on Top of Africa

Kissing Kilimanjaro, Leaving It All on Top of Africa


by Daniel Door

  • TRAVEL NARRATIVE
  • 2010
  • PAPER
  • 244 PAGES

How far one man will go to impress a woman and conquer Africa's highest mountain? And what if it takes two attempts (Machame, followed by the Rongai Route)? Daniel Door's account of the climb with the love of his life captures the beauty and challenge of getting to Africaa's highest mountain. (EAF369, $18.95)

The Shadow of Kilimanjaro

The Shadow of Kilimanjaro


by Rick Ridgeway

  • TRAVEL NARRATIVE
  • 1999
  • PAPER
  • 288 PAGES

Ridgeway recounts his walk from Mount Kilimanjaro across Tsavo National Park to the Indian Ocean in the company of Iain Allan (and an armed guard). It's a perceptive overview of Kenya, its wildlife and conservation by an appreciative observer. (EAF61, $19.99)

The Tree Where Man Was Born

The Tree Where Man Was Born


by Peter Matthiessen

  • TRAVEL NARRATIVE
  • 2010
  • PAPER
  • 368 PAGES

A classic portrait of East Africa, enthralling in its detail on nature and daily life. Includes Maasai, Ngorongoro, the Kenyan highlands and Mathiessen's field trips, safaris and adventures in the Serengeti. (EAF27, $17.00)

Treasure of the Golden Cheetah

Treasure of the Golden Cheetah


by Suzanne Arruda

  • MYSTERY
  • 2010
  • PAPER
  • 384 PAGES

Set in atmospheric 1920s East Africa, Suzanne Arruda's fifth Jade del Camerone mystery places her intrepid photojournalist on the slopes of Kilimanjaro, where a glamorous Hollywood film shoot is soon ruffled by a killing and what might not be the suicide it appears. Great fun. (EAF341, $16.00)

African Wildlife

African Wildlife


by James Kavanaugh

  • FIELD GUIDE
  • 1999
  • PLASTIC CARD

Slip this laminated foldout guide in your pocket for quick reference in the field. (AFR109, $6.95)

Birds of Kenya and Northern Tanzania

Birds of Kenya and Northern Tanzania


by Dale Zimmerman | Donald Turner | David Pearson

  • FIELD GUIDE
  • 1999
  • PAPER
  • 576 PAGES

Ideal for the Serengeti, this field guide features 124 stunning color plates. (FG39, $35.00)

Kingdon Pocket Guide to African Mammals

Kingdon Pocket Guide to African Mammals


by Jonathan Kingdon

  • FIELD GUIDE
  • 2004
  • PAPER
  • 272 PAGES

A conveniently compact edition of Kingdon's gloriously illustrated Field Guide to African Mammals. Includes abbreviated information on identification, distribution, ecology and conservation status and 480 outstanding color illustrations and maps. (EAF128, $25.95)

Wildlife of East Africa

Wildlife of East Africa


by Martin B. Withers

  • FIELD GUIDE
  • 2002
  • PAPER
  • 256 PAGES
  • BEST SELLER

This take-along guide to 475 common species of birds, mammals, reptiles, insects, trees and flowers of East Africa features full-color photographs with detailed descriptions on facing pages. (EAF108, $19.95)

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