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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...

Pine trees above Loch Ness

News · 30 Apr 2015

Help protect the Wild Land of Loch Ness

Loch Ness and its environs face a massive and imminent threat from wind turbines, due to multiple and ever increasing planning applications, around some 600 in total. Sign the Mountaineering Council of Scotland petition.

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.

Meet the Cicerone Authors Event

News · 13 Mar 2015

Meet the Cicerone Authors Event

Cicerone were delighted to welcome over 50 people to Wilf's Cafe in Staveley for their first Meet the Authors event. For those of you that missed it, here is a quick summary of the evening.

Winter Safety Reminder from the BMC

News · 29 Jan 2015

Winter Safety Reminder from the BMC

The BMC have issued this safety reminder in response to recent events and misadventures. Please share this and be safer on the mountains. Reminder from the BMC and Mountain Rescue: the Lake District’s winter beauty conceals hazards.

'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...

Advice and tips from the BMC for Lake District winter climbers

News · 12 Jan 2015

Advice and tips from the BMC for Lake District winter climbers

The BMC have published a 36 page downloadable pdf (4.5 MB) 'The White Guide' with information on winter climbing safety and ethics in the Lake District.

News · 24 Nov 2014

Kendal Mountain Festival

We've just finished another brilliant Kendal Mountain Festival. Now in its 15th year, there could be a risk of things feeling stale but the festival once again hosted a world reknowned collection of films and lectures. We also managed to donate over...

Alan Hinkes Outdoor Book of the year

News · 24 Nov 2014

Award-winning Alan Hinkes

We were thrilled to hear that Alan Hinkes' 8000m won the Outdoor Book of the Year in the TGO Awards. It was voted for by the general public so thank you if you helped it to happen. Over 10,000 people voted in the awards which featured best...

Cicerone Book on Islands of Croatia wins award

News · 4 Nov 2014

Cicerone Book on Islands of Croatia Wins Award

Cicerone are delighted that Rudolf Abraham, author of Islands of Croatia, has been awarded the coveted Best Book Award by the British Guild of Travel Writers. This award was...

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.

Andy Hodges Jebel Toubkal

News · 25 Mar 2014

Cicerone to the rescue in Morocco

One of our authors, Andy Hodges assists a struggling Polish climber whilst on a training trip to Morocco.

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...

Walk Reader Awards 2013

News · 14 Feb 2014

Cicerone wins Gold in the Walk magazine reader awards

We are thrilled to announce that Cicerone has struck gold in the 2013 Walk magazine reader awards. Last week the Cicerone team made the trip down to the Outdoors Show in London,...

News · 6 Feb 2014

Cicerone wins Gold in Wanderlust Travel Awards 2014

Cicerone are delighted to announce that we have won the gold award in the Wanderlust magazine Travel Awards, 2014.

Kev gets sent to Coventry

News · 29 Nov 2013

Kev gets sent to Coventry

There have been some lovely reviews posted of one of Kev's latest guidebooks published by Cicerone, but we thought this one was well worth sharing with you all.

Rudolf Abraham wins major Travel  photography award

News · 12 Nov 2013

Cicerone author Rudolf Abraham wins major Travel Photography award

Congratulations to Cicerone author Rudolf Abraham on winning the Travel Photographer of the Year Award at the British Guild of Travel Writers' Members Awards dinner. Rudolf is the...