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10 Must Read Books About Karakoram and Himalayas

Best Books on Karakoram Himalayas

Karakoram and Himalayas are home to the highest mountains in the world. Karakoram-Himalayas is a whole different world of the mountains, people, culture, politics and conflicts . Here are 10 best books to read about the Karakoram and Himalayas.

Karakoram: Climbing Through the Kashmir Conflict

Author: Steve Swenson

Steve Swenson has been climbing in Karakoram since 1980. Karakoram mountain range is located in Gilgit Baltistan and Ladakh region part of of greater Kashmir conflict. Steve Swenson has a great perspective of Karakoram mountains, people, culture and land.

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Karakoram: The Highway of History (Himalayan Travel Guides)

By Sian Pritchard-Jones and Bob Gibbons

Winter 8000: Climbing the World’s Highest Mountains in the Coldest Season

Author: Bernadette McDonald

Beyond the Mountain

By Steve House


By Colin Thubron

Walking the Himalayas

By Levison Wood

Everest: Expedition to the Ultimate

Book by Reinhold Messner

Glaciers of the Karakoram Himalaya: Glacial Environments, Processes, Hazards and Resources

Book by Kenneth Hewitt

The last blue mountain

By Ralph Barker

Three Cups of Tea

By Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin

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