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The Cape Wrath Trail

Article · 9 Apr 2013

Up for a challenge? Then the Cape Wrath Trail could be just what you are looking for.

The Cape Wrath Trail is widely regarded as Britain's toughest long distance route, and with good reason. The 3-week, 200-mile epic backpacking route from Fort William to the most...

A Tour of Scotland

Article · 3 Apr 2013

A Tour of Scotland

A week of lochs, driving and snow...

Chamonix Zermatt Video

Video · 11 Mar 2013

Chamonix to Zermatt walkers route

A short video recorded during a trek in September 2010. The walkers haute route from Chamonix to Zermatt is an 180km trail taking between 12-14 days to complete. Trekking from valley to valley, each day involves crossing high passes, each unfolding...

Breathtaking Views Of Iceland

Article · 8 Mar 2013

Iceland Guidebook Review

The verdict from expert Dick Phillips on our Iceland guidebook.

Isle of Lewis

Article · 1 Mar 2013

Harris and Lewis: Who is the fairest of them all?

Peter Edwards tell us more about a recent research trip to the Hebridean Isle of Lewis.

Scrambling in the Peak District

Article · 26 Feb 2013

Another new scrambling route in the Peak District

Terry Sleaford - author of the Cicerone guidebook Scrambles in the Dark Peak has discovered another new scrambling route.

Walking the GR5

Article · 18 Feb 2013

Who walks the GR5?

The GR5 attracts all types of walkers, and providing they pitch in at a pace that suits them, they manage it fine. Author of our GR5 guide Paddy Dillon describes some of the typical characters you might meet along the route...

Iceland

Video · 29 Jan 2013

A chat with Paddy about Walking and Trekking in Iceland

Welcome, ladies and gentlemen, to the premiere of Cicerone's very first film. Where better to start than with an interview with one of Cicerone's most prolific authors, Paddy...

North west India trekking

Video · 3 Jan 2013

One minute memories of Ladakh landscapes

Here is a video slideshow made by the author of our Trekking in Ladakh guidebook, Radek Kucharski. The short clip boasts a collection of stunning landscape photographs, the type of views you could expect to find when trekking in this region of...

Europe Alps

Article · 31 Oct 2012

Canyoning adventures in Alpine high water and deep gorges

I'd been threatening to write a canyoning guide for a couple of years, scribbling ideas on the back of beermats and waxing lyrical to all who'd listen, before my partner finally...

Why choose to check the GR5 French Alps

Article · 9 Oct 2012

Why choose to trek the GR5 through the French Alps?

A graceful ridge soars away to the south, its flanks of grass and faded alpen rose like rippled antique green velvet, enticing your eyes and quickening your heart. This was to be...

Himalayas trekking

Article · 8 Oct 2012

8 remote and challenging treks in Ladakh

Discover the Ladakh region of the Himalayas, India, through this in-depth guide to eight remote and challenging treks.

Stelvio National Park

Article · 28 Sep 2012

Close encounters of the bird kind in Italy's Stelvio National Park

It was one of those crystal clear days in the Alps when you can see all the way to Mont Blanc, and Cicerone author Gillian Price and her partner Nicola were entranced by the magic...

Roy Ready To Roll 150X150

News · 11 Sep 2012

Roy cycles from London to Slovenia for charity

Cicerone author Roy Clark sets out on a 1250-mile cycle ride from London to Slovenia in aid of the Alzheimers Society and Macmillan Cancer Support on Saturday 14 September.

The Matterhorn

Article · 3 Aug 2012

The Tour of the Matterhorn: trekking around an Alpine icon

At 4478m, the Matterhorn represents the classic mountain. It is neither the highest Alpine summit, nor the most difficult, but it is a peak that is recognised worldwide. Its shape...

New Scrambling Route in the Peak District

Article · 31 Jul 2012

Cicerone Second new scrambling route in the Peak District

We have another new scrambling route from the Peak District that has not yet been published. Cicerone author Terry Sleaford recently discovered the Cloughs route which can...

Great Mountain Days

News · 27 Jul 2012

Great Mountain Days

Following the publication of Great Mountain Days in the Lake District in 2008, Cicerone teamed up with Fix the Fells project, which with the help of hundreds of volunteers maintains and repairs footpaths in the high fells of the Lake District.

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Article · 26 Jul 2012

New scramble route in the Peak District

Cicerone author Terry Sleaford of Scrambles in the Dark Peak has been out and about in the Peak District and has discovered a new route to supplement Rimmon Pit Clough (Route 1) in the guidebook.

Speyside Way

Article · 10 Jul 2012

Discover the Speyside Way, Dava Way and Moray Coast Trail

The Speyside Way is a superb long-distance Scottish Great Trail. It runs for 66 miles from Aviemore to Buckie, with relatively little ascent or descent whilst passing through some...

Ayrshire and Arran

Article · 4 Jul 2012

Looking for a superb coastal walk this summer? Try the Ayrshire and Arran Coastal Paths

The fantastic Ayrshire Coastal Path strikes its course for 94 miles from Glenapp in the south to Skelmorlie in the north. Add to this the Arran Coastal Path, which circumnavigates...