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Trekking in the Alps - Guidebook for Excellence

Cicerone picks up two awards at the recent OWPG awards ceremony

News & Events · On 31 Oct 2011

We are delighted to announce the Cicerone guidebook Trekking in the Alps has won the Outdoor Writers and Photographers Guild 2011 ‘Guidebook Award for Excellence’.
Glacier

A masked ball on a glacier? Or why you should remember your sunglasses

Article · On 14 Oct 2011 by Lesley Williams

Have you ever found yourself on a glacier in bright sunshine, without good eye protection? Ok, so it really shouldn't happen to a guidebook publisher, but due to a chain...
Cycling Adventures in St Jean de Maurienne

Cycling Adventures in St Jean de Maurienne

Article · On 7 Sep 2011 by Andy Hodges

Andy Hodges, author of the recently published 'Mountain Adventures in the Maurienne' has been exploring the area around St Jean de Maurienne by bike this summer with his wife Sue...
Tibet Lhasa Potala Palace

Cicerone authors revisit Tibet

Article · On 13 Jul 2011 by Siân Pritchard-Jones and Bob Gibbons

There's something strangely compelling about visiting Tibet. Call it magical or mysterious, mystical or spiritual; Tibet is a captivating and powerfully addictive place. The mountain scenery is breathtaking and staggering...
3 Counties Cycle Sportif

3 Counties Challenge cycle sportif

Article · On 6 Jul 2011 by Jonathan Williams and Caroline Draper

What better way to spend a sunny Sunday than pedaling around some of the quiet and beautiful lanes of Cumbria, Lancashire and the Yorkshire Dales. Jonathan and Caroline decided to...
Blencathra via Sharp Edge

Blencathra via Sharp Edge

Article · On 22 Feb 2011

Clive from Cicerone takes a trip up Sharp Edge on Blencathra in the Lake District, one of the UK's classic scrambling ridges.
mountain of Kailash in Tibet

The sacred mountain of Kailash

Article · On 15 Feb 2011 by Siân Pritchard-Jones and Bob Gibbons

The sacred mountain of Kailash in Tibet has been very much in the news of late, with the publication of Colin Thubron's book To a Mountain in Tibet.
Southern Catalunya

Solving pig problems walking in Southern Catalunya

Article · On 26 Jan 2011 by Vivien Freakley and Philip Freakley

"It is only natural to expect some changes after writing up a route but sometimes they come from a completely unexpected direction. Going back to do one of our Southern...
Dolomites

A beautiful day walking in the Dolomites (Tell Us Your Story)

Article · On 21 Sep 2010

Clive sent in this story of a glorious day walking in the Dolomites and the difficulty of choosing between beer, ice cream, coffee or cake.
The Way of St James

Walking the Way of St James (Tell Us Your Story)

Article · On 3 Aug 2010

When initially planning the route and thinking about kit, accommodation and gear, I thought it was all about the walking - after all, 800km is a considerable distance. I was...
Rudolf Abraham

Rudolf Abraham wins again...

News & Events · On 10 Nov 2009

Rudolf Abraham wins the best ‘Outdoor Feature’ category at this year’s Outdoor Writers and Photographers Guild Awards for Excellence.
Italian Dolomites now a UNESCO World Heritage Site

Italian Dolomites now a UNESCO World Heritage Site

News & Events · On 8 Jul 2009

The Italian Dolomites make a first-rate trekking destination with an excellent network of paths, welcoming 'rifugi' (mountain huts) in stunning locations, and efficient public transport. Cicerone has long appreciated the...