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The GR5 Trail

The GR5 Trail (Tell Us Your Story)

Article · On 3 Apr 2012 by Carol and Jim Watson

Last year we decided to walk the Traverse of the Alps, from Thonon on Lake Geneva to the Mediterranean coast at Nice, 420 miles across the high Alps, mainly in...
Scrambles in the Dark Peak

A chat with the authors of Scrambles in the Dark Peak

Article · On 22 Feb 2012 by Terry Sleaford

Scrambles in the Dark Peak is the result of many years climbing and walking in the Peak District. Author Terry Sleaford describes the guide's collaborative creation.
Mountain Walking In Southern Catalunya

Cicerone author Mountain Walking in Southern Catalunya - Roca Xapada

Article · On 7 Feb 2012 by Vivien Freakley

You know that walk of yours that goes up to the Roca Xapada and then returns the same route? Well it can be done as a circuit. We've found a...
Walking in South Lakeland

Walking in South Lakeland (Tell Us Your Story)

Article · On 27 Jan 2012

The walk we followed was a stunning discovery from the necessity to squeeze it in on a winter's afternoon. So I consulted the Cicerone, Walks in Lakeland - South Lakes...
Chamonix To Zermatt

The classic Haute Route (Tell Us Your Story)

Article · On 25 Jan 2012

The morning couldn't come quick enough; a pleasant evening meal shared with our dorm fellows was followed by an Olympic display of torrential snoring putting pay to our best laid...
The Adlerweg

The Adlerweg (Eagle's Way) across the Austrian Tyrol

Article · On 24 Jan 2012 by Mike Wells

The main route of the Adlerweg route is a 300km (188-mile) long-distance path traversing the Austrian Tyrol, keeping mostly to the mountains that form the northern side of Inntal, the...
High Tatras Mountains

A trip to The High Tatras Mountains of Poland and Slovakia

Article · On 23 Jan 2012

The latest edition of the Cicerone guide to the High Tatras just landed on my desk, bringing back fond memories of one of my first walking holidays. My trip was...
Cicerone Gold 2012

Cicerone wins gold in the 2011 Walk reader awards

News & Events · On 19 Jan 2012

We are thrilled to announce that Cicerone have struck gold in the 2011 Walk reader awards.
Walking in Catalunya

Cicerone authors talk Winter sunshine walking in Southern Catalunya

Article · On 19 Dec 2011 by Vivien Freakley

Looking to escape the dark gloomy weather? How about heading off to check out some winter sunshine? The province of Catalunya is in north eastern Spain, bordered by the Pyrenees...
Tour of Mont Blanc

Tour of Mont Blanc - Clockwise or Anti-Clockwise?

Article · On 12 Dec 2011 by Kev Reynolds

Although the Tour of Mont Blanc route is well established as an anti-clockwise circuit, there are arguments in favour of walking the TMB in a clockwise direction.
Cicerone Author becomes Avalanche Expert

Cicerone author becomes an avalanche expert

Article · On 12 Dec 2011 by Allen Fyffe and Blair Fyffe

Cicerone father and son writing team Allen & Blair Fyffe, have written a guidebook covering all the best winter climbing routes in the Cairngorms and on Creag Meagaidh, Lochnagar and Braeriach.
Arctic Circle Trail

Walking the Arctic Circle Trail

Article · On 1 Dec 2011

If remote walking in isolated and pristine mountain wilderness is your thing read on. As two wilderness loving people, we decided to set off for the unknown shores of Greenland...
Hut trip to the Alps

Planning your first hut to hut trip to the Alps

Article · On 29 Nov 2011

Planning your first hut to hut trip. There has to be a first time for everyone. If you are 'into mountains' for walking, trekking or climbing, sooner or later the...
Watzmann Ostwand

Solo climb of the Watzmann Ostwand, via the Berchtesgatner Weg, Berchtesgaten, Bavarian Alps

Article · On 24 Nov 2011 by Joe Williams

Solo climb of the Watzmann Ostwand, via the Berchtesgatner Weg, Berchtesgaten, in the Bavarian Alps. This climb has 1800 meter of vertical elevation from the bottom of the face to...
Britain's Greatest Walking Trails

Countryfile magazine Award for Britain’s Greatest Walking Trails

News & Events · On 16 Nov 2011

Earlier this year readers of Countryfile magazine were invited to vote for Britain’s greatest walking trail. The awards were launched in the April issue of Countryfile Magazine and featured 1...
Cicerone author wins British Guild of Travel Writers award

Cicerone author wins British Guild of Travel Writers award

News & Events · On 8 Nov 2011 by Rudolf Abraham

Congratulations to Cicerone author Rudolf Abraham, whose article The Magic of Montenegro has won a major award.
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...