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Hiking the Fish


The Fish River Canyon in southern Namibia is one of Africa's most impressive sights. Following the river that is wedged between massive cliffs, the Fish River Canyon Trail is the region's most challenging route - and one of its most popular. Hiking the Fish is the ultimate planner for anyone wanting to embark on this trail. Written by expert adventure guides, it combines practical advice, handy tips and full-colour photographs to bring this exhilarating five-day hike to life. A detailed introduction to the canyon and its surrounds is followed by chapters that cover planning and preparation; bookings and accommodation; hiking, cooking and sleeping gear; nutrition and meal planning; and first aid. A comprehensive day-by-day route description forms the core of the book. Sales points: The first comprehensive guide to the Fish River Canyon hiking trail. Encompasses all aspects of hike preparation, planning and training. Includes an introduction to Namibia. Provides a map of the trail. Excellent price point.