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The Top Ten Islands in Europe

News · 22 Apr 2016

The Top Ten Islands in Europe

The Tripadvisor Travellers' Choice Award winners for 2016 have been announced - here are the top ten islands in Europe according to their voters. There's more to these islands than drinking and beaches and, as it happens, we can recommend many them...

Everest Handover

News · 26 Jan 2016

A new era begins for Everest trekking guidebook

Cicerone's Everest Trekking guidebook is to have a new author.

The Apennines gain UNESCO recognition

News · 15 Jan 2016

The Apennines gain UNESCO recognition

A huge chunk of the Italian Apennines has recently been added to the UNESCO World Network of Biospheres Reserves list. And five stages of the guide Trekking in the Apennines by Gillian Price explore that entire ridge area.

 Italy's Stelvio National Park Cicerone Guide

News · 16 Nov 2015

Giant glacier breaks apart

Gillian Price has sent us this information regarding the giant Forni glacier, visited in her guide to Italy's Stelvio National Park.

R Kucharski Ladakh2A

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...

GR20 Minor Route Change

News · 15 Oct 2015

A minor route change on the GR20

Many thanks to Cicerone reader David Anderson who pointed out that the GR20 had been diverted slightly at Lac du Ninu. I went to have a look in September.

Gr20 Route

News · 14 Oct 2015

GR20 - The High Level Route Just Got Higher

The new rough tough high level variant route on the GR20. Paddy Dillon's guidebook will include the new route by the time the 2016 season begins in June.

GR20 Route Update

News · 22 Jun 2015

GR20 - new variant route on the GR20

Paddy Dillon has informed us that a variant route has now been put in place at the Cirque De La Solitude on the GR20.

GR20 Route Update

News · 16 Jun 2015

GR20 Closed at the Cirque de la Solitude

GR20 CLOSED AT THE CIRQUE DE LA SOLITUDE - an update from Paddy Dillon

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.

Shoba Rayamajhi's photo.

News · 11 May 2015

News from Nepal - part 5

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

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.

'Wild' film released in UK

News · 14 Jan 2015

'Wild' film released in UK

“The trees were tall, but I was taller, standing above them on a steep mountain slope in northern California. Moments before, I’d removed my hiking boots and the left one had fallen into those trees, first catapulting into the air when my...

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.

The best Island in Europe - Harris and Lewis

News · 27 Feb 2014

The best Island in Europe - Harris and Lewis

Trip Advisor voters have named Harris and Lewis in the Scottish Hebrides as Europe's best Island(s). Take a look at Cicerone's guidebook Walking on Harris and Lewis, and find out...