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News · 19 Oct 2015

Ladakh river flood affects trekking routes

A flood on the Tsarab and Zanskar rivers in Ladakh in May 2015 caused significant damage. Many bridges and parts of newly built roads were destroyed affecting some trekking routes...

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Feature · 13 Oct 2015

Dolpo: Nepal's Hidden Region Powered by Yak Dung

In this third extract from his inspirational memoirs about trekking in the Himalaya, Abode of the Gods, Kev Reynolds describes the moment when he reached Nepal's remote Dolpo...

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Feature · 14 Sep 2015

On the Way to Annapurna

In this second extract from his inspirational memoirs about trekking in the Himalaya, Abode of the Gods, Kev Reynolds describes his first few days on the Annapurna Circuit, from Besisahar to the ascent of the mighty Thorong La.

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Feature · 6 Aug 2015

Because it's there – Everest trekking

In these two extracts from a chapter of his inspirational book ‘Abode of the Gods’, which captures the wonders of trekking in the Nepal Himalaya in eight vivid stories, Kev Reynolds recalls his first arrival at Namche Bazaar and first glimpse of...

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Feature · 6 Aug 2015

A second winter in Ladakh

Ladakh's trekking opportunities can extend year-round, and here are accounts of the Sham Trek, Chadar Trek and Markha valley trek and a new winter trekking route via a frozen river between Zanskar and Central Ladakh. Cicerone author and trek leader...

Ready to tackle Everest?

Article · 8 Jul 2015

Are you ready to tackle Everest?

Our friends at Winfields Outdoors have created this brilliant infographic so you can do a quick test to see whether you are ready to tackle Everest.

News from Nepal - final news from Siân and Bob

News · 28 May 2015

News from Nepal - final news from Siân and Bob

Cicerone Press authors Sian Pritchard-Jones and Bob Gibbons are in Nepal and sharing daily updates of the struggles faced by the locals after the earthquake.

News from Nepal - part 6

News · 12 May 2015

News from Nepal - part 6

Updated, May 21st. More news from Nepal. Thanks to Cicerone Press authors Sian Pritchard-Jones and Bob Gibbons for this news.

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News · 11 May 2015

News from Nepal - part 5

More news from Nepal. Thanks to Cicerone Press author Sian Pritchard-Jones for this news.

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Feature · 10 May 2015

Despatches from Nepal

In the terrible Gorkha earthquake that hit Nepal on 25 April, over 7,000 people are now known to have been killed and hundreds of thousands made homeless. Many members of our Cicerone community will have lost friends and seen reports of devastation...

News from Nepal

News · 7 May 2015

News from Nepal - part 4

Cicerone Press author Sian Pritchard-Jones is in Nepal sharing daily updates of the struggles faced by the locals after the earthquake.

News from Nepal - part 2

News · 7 May 2015

News from Nepal - part 2

Cicerone Press author Sian Pritchard-Jones shares her news from Nepal and the struggles faced by the locals after the earthquake.

Sian Pritchard-Jones continues to report from the aftermath of the Nepal earthquake.

News · 7 May 2015

News from Nepal - Part 3

Cicerone Press author Sian Pritchard-Jones continues to report from the aftermath of the Nepal earthquake.

Nepal Earthquake - news from the ground

News · 7 May 2015

Nepal Earthquake - news from the ground

Cicerone Press author Sian Pritchard-Jones is currently in Nepal helping with the aftermath from the devastating earthquake. She is sharing daily updates of the struggles faced by the locals and we will post them here too. Some of it makes for...

Nepal Earthquake

News · 28 Apr 2015

Nepal Earthquake: How you can help

The Nepal earthquake is a terrible event, although danger is always present. Here are a few insights on the issues, and suggestions of how you might help, if you are able.

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Feature · 19 Nov 2014

Crossing the Larke La

In the wake of much-publicised recent fatalities in the Himalaya, Cicerone author Kat Morgenstern recalls an unforgettable couple of days crossing the Larke La pass on the Manaslu Circuit, near the Nepal-Tibet border.

Annapurna Trekking Disaster - Our Response

News · 22 Oct 2014

Annapurna Trekking Disaster - Our Response

Kev Reynolds, Cicerone author and veteran of some 20+ Himalayan expeditions, writes on what the Thorong La is like and his experience of trekking in bad weather in the Himalaya.

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Article · 24 Jul 2014

Trekking in Manaslu

For those who love the mountains, the Himalayas are one of those necessary pilgrimage destinations. On its slopes live ancient people of great hospitality and generosity; on their summits the alpinists feats are saved in search for eternity.

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Video · 3 Oct 2013

K2 Summit Alan Hinkes

Alan Hinkes' video from the summit of K2 which he climbed in 1995, on his third attempt. Read Alan's story of the ascent of this, and all the other 8000m mountains of the world in his book 8000metres - Climbing the World's highest mountains.

Trekking in the Himalaya

Article · 23 Sep 2013

A brief history of trekking in the Himalaya

The following is an extract from the introduction to Trekking in the Himalaya, one of a growing collection of Cicerone inspirational guides by contributing editor Kev Reynolds.