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Out with Grandpa in the Rätikon Alps

Out with Grandpa in the Rätikon Alps

Article · On 10 Aug 2019 by Kev Reynolds and Clare Crooke

Kev Reynolds has many stories to tell from his years in the mountains. In this new series he will share some of his most memorable moments with us - some...
The snowy Bernina massif, viewed  from Diavolezza

Walking in the Engadine: a valley for all seasons

Feature · On 7 Jul 2019 by Kev Reynolds

There are many wonderful places to walk in Switzerland and some are more touristy than others. Here, author Kev Reynolds sings the praises of the Engadine, a valley he first...
009  Part of the Promenthouse Line, also known as the Toblerone Trail

War Walks on the Swiss Jura Crest Trail

Feature · On 10 Mar 2019 by Ali Rowsell

The Jura Crest Trail is the perfect starting point for exploring Swiss escape routes and World War II historical locations. Ali Rowsell describes some of the highlights.
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Snowshoeing in the Swiss Jura: a perfect weekend winter wonderland

Feature · On 29 Dec 2018 by Ali Rowsell

Not far from Geneva, the opportunities for snowshoeing in the Jura mountains of Switzerland are superb. Accessible even for a weekend of winter walking, these mountains can be reached by...
View of the Combin with Cabane de Louvie far below by the lake

Mont Blanc to the Matterhorn in 27 variants: the slow process of updating a guidebook

Article · On 26 Dec 2018 by Lesley Williams

When Lesley, Jonathan and Maddy Williams updated Kev Reynolds’ Chamonix to Zermatt guide, it gave them an insight into the daily challenges faced by Cicerone’s guidebook writers.
Ben Holt and Sallie O’Connor descend the Unterer Theodulgletscher below the Matterhorn

Celebrating Fifty Years... The Zermatt Safari

Feature · On 1 Dec 2018 by Bill O'Connor

Bill O’Connor remembers a trip to ski-safari paradise Zermatt. This short story is taken from the commemorative book Fifty Years of Adventure.