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The snout of Grey Glacier at the start of the W trek

Trekking down south: the W trek in Torres del Paine

Article · On 20 Jun 2020 by James Benson

On a recent trip to Patagonian Chile, Cicerone sales agent James Benson explored the mountains, lakes and glaciers of Torres del Paine National Park.
On The Vacas Valley Route There Are Two Rivers To Cross

Aconcagua Revisited - what's changed in the last 17 years?

Article · On 26 Jul 2017 by Jim Ryan

Jim Ryan has been climbing Aconcagua and the high Andes for 17 years. Here he relates some of the changes, from conditions to costs, regulations and Jim Ryan has been...
High on Aconcagua

Aconcagua – a taste of the big mountains

Feature · On 12 Jun 2016 by Rebecca Coles

A reputation for ugliness is not the greatest accolade for a mountain to have. What brings people to Aconcagua (6962m) is its status as the highest mountain in South America...
Bolivia

Bolivia's best-kept secret: the Cordillera Real

Feature · On 9 Nov 2015 by Beau Macksoud

Former tour guide and inveterate independent traveller Beau Macksoud extols the virtues of Bolivia as a little-known destination for trekkers as he shares his experience of trekking the accessible but...
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How to choose your guides, bikes and mules in Peru's Sacred Valley

Feature · On 14 Apr 2015 by William Janecek

Will Janecek, for several years an adventure tour guide and hotelier in Ollantaytambo, Peru, shares his advice on the best way to go walking, biking or trekking – on foot...
Tour of Mont Blanc and Peru - amazing experiences and excellent books

Tour of Mont Blanc and Peru - amazing experiences and excellent books

Article · On 12 Feb 2015

Cicerone have just received this delightful email from happy customers who walked the Tour of Mont Blanc and hiked in Peru's Sacred Valley using our guidebooks. They conclude "who knows...
Peru's Inca Trails

Mountain Biking Peru's Inca Trails

Article · On 30 Jul 2013 by Sarah Spencer

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...
Trekking in Peru

Trekking in Peru

Article · On 12 Jul 2013 by William Janecek

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...