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Walking with your dog on the Cotswold Way

Article · 24 Sep 2013

Trekking with a dog

Multi-day walking with a dog is not as daunting a prospect as you might think, in fact it's a delight, and well worth the additional planning required. Having recently returned from walking the Cotswold Way with her Labrador Cassie, here are...

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.

 A walk from Santa Maria Maggiori to Zermatt

Article · 19 Sep 2013

A walk from Santa Maria Maggiori to Zermatt (Tell Us Your Story)

In August this year we walked from St Maria Maggiore to the Matterhorn, 9 days passing through Val Grande, Valsesia and the southern section of the Cicerone Tour of Monte Rosa...

Writing a Sportives guidebook

Article · 2 Sep 2013

Writing a Sportives guidebook

Colin Dennis describes some of the process behind writing his guides to Classic Sportives in the South East and South West - sadly it is not *just* about getting out on a bike!

Bovec

Article · 30 Aug 2013

Researching a new edition of Julian Alps of Slovenia

Justi Carey and Roy Clark, authors of Cicerone's Julian Alps of Slovenia walking guidebook, tell us about what it's like to do the job of updating a guidebook.

A Walk in the Clouds by Kev Reynolds - Cicerone Guide

Article · 29 Aug 2013

A Walk in the Clouds - a lifetime of mountain travel and adventure

One of the latest books to join the Cicerone range is A Walk in the Clouds by Kev Reynolds. This book is a collection of autobiographical short stories spanning a lifetime of...

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Article · 23 Aug 2013

You've heard of the Corbetts but what exactly is a Corbett?

John Rooke Corbett was the fourth person and first Englishman to complete the Munros. He went on to create a list of Corbetts... But what is a Corbett?

Tour of the Vanoise

Article · 7 Aug 2013

Planning your first Alpine trek? Then how about the Tour of the Vanoise

For keen mountain walkers looking for their first Alpine trek, then how about the Tour of the Vanoise? This 10-12 day walking tour makes an almost figure-of-eight circuit through...

Alpine Trek

Article · 7 Aug 2013

Where to go for a first Alpine trek?

Contained within a fortnight's holiday, the Tour of the Queyras would make a splendid introduction to trekking in the Alps. The Queyras is a dramatic region of the French Alps, between the Durance Valley and the Italian border, in the shadow of...

Great Glen Way

Article · 6 Aug 2013

Planning to walk your first National Trail? How about the Great Glen Way?

There's no shortage of options in the Cicerone range of guidebooks for long-distance walks across the UK. But if you want to walk your first National Trail, then the Great Glen...

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News · 1 Aug 2013

Duke of Edinburgh's Award recommends SILVA compass

Cicerone are delighted that the Silva Expedition 4 Compass, endorsed by DofE in 2013 as ‘recommended kit’, is available at a special discount price on the Cicerone website...

Discover the Peddars Way and Norfolk Coast Path

Article · 31 Jul 2013

National Trails – Discover the Peddars Way and Norfolk Coast Path

The end of one national trail is often fairly close to the start of another, but not in Norfolk. The Peddars Way and Norfolk Coast Path is far removed from the network of national...

Peru's Inca Trails

Article · 30 Jul 2013

Mountain Biking Peru's Inca Trails

It's been said that the mountain biking in the Peruvian Andes is some of the best to be found anywhere in the world, and if the photos in our new guidebook are anything to go by, then I'm inclined to agree. Peru's Sacred Valley features a dizzying...

GR7 Route Andalucia

Article · 29 Jul 2013

Walking the GR7 route in Andalucia - top tips for anyone planning a trip

Check out our top tips for anyone planning to walk the GR7 long-distance route in Andalucia. Walking the GR7 in Andalucia is a fantastic experience, with good weather, varied and...

Gillian Price - Stelvio National Park

Article · 22 Jul 2013

Friendships at La Forcola in the Stelvio National Park

Author Gillian Price tells a story of an alpine adventure and a new friendship whilst walking in the Stelvio National Park.

Trekking in Peru

Article · 12 Jul 2013

Trekking in Peru

With the arrival of the new Cicerone guidebook to Peru, we caught up with our new author, Will Janecek, to find out what got him started writing the guide. Will also gave us a few handy tips on getting the most of your time there.

Early season snow in the Alps

Article · 9 Jul 2013

Watch out for early season snow in the Alps

Stay safe on your Alpine walking holiday this summer.

Karavanke

Article · 24 Jun 2013

Where in the world is the Karavanke?

One of the many joys of working here at Cicerone​ is being surrounded by amazing photos and guidebooks of great places to go for a walk. With new projects always ongoing to unspoilt, beautiful and relatively unknown mountains regions, there's just...

Walking and hiking in Italy's Stelvio National Park

Article · 15 Jun 2013

Walking and hiking in Italy's Stelvio National Park

Exploring the Stelvio National Park. Italy's picture-perfect Alpine country a snowy peaks criss-crossed with rock buttresses and glaciers, thick forested hillsides and chalet...

Arnside and Warton Crag

Article · 15 Jun 2013

Arnside and Warton Crag

Two very sunny walks on the edge of the Lake District.