This indispensable book describes 26 treks and 18 climbing peaks in the Andes, with coverage of the range from Venezuela in the north to Patagonia in the south. The treks included will introduce you to all aspects of the Andes, from the simmering volcanoes of Chile and Argentina to the high altitude Inca cities of Peru. With lengths ranging from four days to two weeks, there is something for everyone. Designed for first-time visitors as well as experienced trekkers and climbers, this book is an essential source for anyone contemplating a journey into the mountains of South America. First-class original mapping and vibrant photography feature throughout.