Walking In Jordan: Walks, Treks, Caves, Climbs, And Canyons
Walking in Jordan: Walks, Treks, Caves, Climbs, and Canyons
It is rare for a book of this nature to describe such a wealth of previously unknown and varied terrain. But here in Walking in Jordan the authors' discoveries reveal an unexpected land of forested hills, beautiful dales carpeted in flowers, huge canyons sometimes with fast-flowing rivers, recently discovered caves, perfect limestone cliffs in wooded valleys and high mountains with lunar landscapes.This book gives descriptions to well over 100 routes with detailed information on how to get there, when to go, what to take and everything you need to know about the routes.
About the Author
Tony Howard started climbing in 1953. He was a Peak District activist in the 1950s and 60s writing guides to gritstone and limestone. He was a founding partner of Troll Climbing Equipment in 1965 and is a partner with Di Taylor in the Adventure Travel Consultancy Group N.O.M.A.D.S. (New Opportunities for Mountaineering, Adventure and Desert Sports) founded in 1984 when they discovered the climbing potential of Wadi Rum in Jordan.Tony has climbed and trekked in most North African and Middle Eastern countries and also in Greenland, Canada, America, South Georgia, India, Thailand,...