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Mt Malchin R and the Potanii glacier beside the five sacred mountains of the Tavn Bogd range in Mongolia

Walking in the Altai mountains of Russia and Mongolia

Feature · On 8 Dec 2019 by Mike Wells

Mike Wells and his partner Christine Gordon spent two weeks in the Altai mountains, trekking to mountain summits, hidden lakes and remote valleys on the borders of Russia and Mongolia.
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Hiking Mount Kinabalu - the highest mountain in Malaysia

Feature · On 23 Nov 2019 by Andrew Mok and Simon Whitmarsh

Watching sunrise from Mount Kinabalu, the highest mountain in Malaysia, was literally the high point of Andrew and Simon's Borneo adventure. Kinabalu National Park is a Unesco World Heritage site...
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Friends in high places - trekking and teaching geography in Nepal

Article · On 4 Sep 2019 by Kev Reynolds and Clare Crooke

Whilst trekking Kev Reynolds meets some identical twins and reflects on what a small world it really is, even when you are as far from Kent as Nepal. Illustrations by...
Shadow Of Mt Fuji

An intro to… climbing Mount Fuji

Feature · On 21 Aug 2019 by Tom Fay

Tom Fay, co-author of Hiking and Trekking in the Japan Alps explains a few things you should know if you’re planning an ascent of the iconic Mount Fuji.
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Another Afghanistan: Trekking in the Wakhan Corridor

Feature · On 30 Jun 2019 by Jan Bakker

​In the far northeast of Afghanistan lie the mountains of the Wakhan Corridor. This rugged area, tucked between the giants of the Hindu Kush and the Pamirs, has remained untouched...
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Trekking down the spine of the North Japan Alps

Feature · On 7 Apr 2019 by Tom Fay

Early last summer Tom Fay headed to the Northern Japan Alps to do some final research for the Hiking and Trekking in the Japan Alps and Mount Fuji guidebook. This...
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Climbing Kita-dake in the Southern Japan Alps

Feature · On 31 Mar 2019 by Wes Lang

Wes Lang, co-author of Hiking and Trekking in the Japan Alps and Mount Fuji, is in a race to reach the summit of Kita-dake before the encroaching fog.
Bsharri catching the last of the sun’s rays

In a promised land – the Lebanon Mountain Trail

Feature · On 6 Jan 2019 by Mike Laing

Mike Laing spent a week walking part of the Lebanon Mountain Trail, where he discovered dramatic landscapes, a vibrant culture and friendly, welcoming locals.
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Ladakh: beyond the Khardung La

Feature · On 16 Dec 2018 by Siân Pritchard-Jones and Bob Gibbons

The long-forbidden lands north of the Khardung La were beyond the wildest dreams of Sian Pritchard-Jones and Bob Gibbons when they first met in 1983 in Leh, Ladakh. Now easily...
Bashir Daoud, CEO Jordan Trail Association (centre), with Tony and Di after the presentation of the World Tourism Award at this years World Travel Show in London.

Cicerone authors Tony Howard and Di Taylor make a big impact in Jordan

News & Events · On 26 Nov 2018 by Tony Howard and Di Taylor

Cicerone authors Di Taylor and Tony Howard were thanked by the Jordan Trail Association for helping Jordan win a highly prestigious World Travel Award at the 2018 World Travel Mart.
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Walking Egypt’s most popular mountains

Article · On 8 Sep 2018 by Christine Gordon

One is Egypt's highest mountain, and one is its most popular. But, despite being so close to each other, these two mountains attract very different audiences. Christine Gordon climbed both...
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The Yam el Yam trail – walking from sea to sea across Israel

Feature · On 12 May 2018 by Mike Wells

Stretching for 79km across northern Israel, the Yam el Yam trail joins the Mediterranean coast with the Sea of Galilee (Kinneret in Hebrew). For many young Israelis, walking the trail...
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Api to Jumla: A truly magical mystery trek

Feature · On 9 Nov 2015 by Kev Reynolds

In this final extract from his inspirational memoirs about trekking in the Himalaya, Abode of the Gods, Kev Reynolds recalls a trek with a very real sense of mystery from...
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Dolpo: Nepal's Hidden Region Powered by Yak Dung

Feature · On 13 Oct 2015 by Kev Reynolds

In this third extract from his inspirational memoirs about trekking in the Himalaya, Abode of the Gods, Kev Reynolds describes the moment when he reached Nepal's remote Dolpo region for...
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A second winter in Ladakh

Feature · On 6 Aug 2015 by Radek Kucharski

Ladakh's trekking opportunities can extend year-round, and here are accounts of the Sham Trek, Chadar Trek and Markha valley trek and a new winter trekking route via a frozen river...
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Because it's there – Everest trekking

Feature · On 6 Aug 2015 by Kev Reynolds

In these two extracts from a chapter of his inspirational book ‘Abode of the Gods’, which captures the wonders of trekking in the Nepal Himalaya in eight vivid stories, Kev...
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Crossing the Larke La

Feature · On 19 Nov 2014 by Kat Morgenstern

In the wake of much-publicised recent fatalities in the Himalaya, Cicerone author Kat Morgenstern recalls an unforgettable couple of days crossing the Larke La pass on the Manaslu Circuit, near...