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The soundtrack of the Himalaya

Article · On 6 Nov 2019 by Kev Reynolds and Clare Crooke

The beauty of the Himalaya lies not only in its awe-inspiring peaks, but is revealed in its vibrant and unique sounds, says Kev Reynolds. Illustrations by Clare Crooke.

Running on the roof of the world: The Original Everest Marathon

Feature · On 6 Jul 2019 by Alison Bramall

Running on the roof of the world is never going to give you a marathon personal best, but it will be an incredible, life-changing experience. If you love being in...
Thamserku Is One Of The Highlights Of The Views Between Namche And Khumjung

An intro to... Trekking in the Everest region

Article · On 22 Dec 2018

Trekking in the Everest region is not just about Everest. Here are a few things to consider on a trek in this part of the Himalaya.
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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...
Prayer Flags Thrashed By The Wind On The Baga La In Dolpo

Come and meet Cicerone author Kev Reynolds: Wednesday 28th November

News & Events · On 15 Nov 2018 by Kev Reynolds

Come and meet Cicerone author Kev Reynolds at Waterstones Rose Lane store in Canterbury at 18:30 on Wednesday 28th November, when he will be giving an illustrated talk on some...
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A Spotlight on... the Juniper Trust

Article · On 8 Aug 2018

The Juniper Trust was founded in 1994 by a group of volunteers, inspired by writer and teacher Angela Locke following her first visit to Nepal. Since those early beginnings, the...
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How tough should I be for trekking in the Himalaya?

Article · On 20 Sep 2017 by Radek Kucharski

Walking is just a case of putting one foot in front of the other, as Kev Reynolds says – and mountain trekking is largely a matter of walking. No special...
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Searching for the best viewpoints in the Everest Region

Feature · On 8 May 2017 by Radek Kucharski

Away from the popular Kala Patthar and Everest Base Camp areas, Cicerone's Everest expert Radek Kucharski discovers the lesser-known gems in the Khumbu region and explores the Three Passes Trek...
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Trekking in the South Khumbu region of Nepal

Feature · On 3 Apr 2017 by Robin Pritchard

Robin Pritchard treks to Khiraule in the South Khumbu region of Nepal to visit the school and clinic his local village residents have fundraised to build, maintain and staff.
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Trekking in Annapurna - an addictive experience!

Article · On 1 Mar 2017 by Siân Pritchard-Jones and Bob Gibbons

All Cicerone authors are enthusiastic about their subject area, that's a given. But Siân Pritchard-Jones and Bob Gibbons are obsessed with Annapurna, warning that visitors to the region may find...
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Annapurna: a walk on the wild side

Feature · On 6 Feb 2017 by Siân Pritchard-Jones and Bob Gibbons

The Annapurna Sanctuary Trek and the Annapurna Circuit route, despite the intrusion of much-talked-about dirt roads, remain the most popular treks in the country. The roads, one might argue, add...
The Impossibly Blue Waters Of Phoksundo Tal

Trekking in Nepal: Dolpo – A Land Behind The Clouds

Feature · On 9 Nov 2016 by Mick Borroff

Guest blogger Mick postponed his trip to go trekking in Nepal after the terrible earthquakes of last year. However, Nepal is now back open for business.
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Towards Everest: The Sunrises and Sunsets of Solukhumbu

Feature · On 11 Jul 2016 by Radek Kucharski

The Solukhumbu of the Nepalese Himalaya is one of captivating beauty for the trekker. Experienced guide and guidebook author Radek Kucharski takes us through some of his favourite places and...
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Nepal Earthquake: One Year On

News & Events · On 29 Apr 2016 by Kev Reynolds

In April 2015 an earthquake devastated large parts of Nepal and killed around 8900 of its citizens. Cicerone author Kev Reynolds reflects on the Nepal Earthquake: one year on.
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Bhutan: Kingdom of the Thunder Dragon

Article · On 4 Apr 2016 by Pamela Harris

All eyes are on Bhutan now that William and Kate, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, are to visit this little known Himalayan Kingdom in the spring. Isolated from the...
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A new era begins for Everest trekking guidebook

News & Events · On 26 Jan 2016 by Kev Reynolds and Radek Kucharski

Cicerone's Everest Trekking guidebook is to have a new author.
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Trekking the Barmi La to Central Ladakh

Feature · On 7 Jan 2016 by Radek Kucharski

There are two major trekking routes between Padum and Lamayuru in Central Ladakh. One is a classic and very popular route which starts out by visiting a string of villages...

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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Ladakh river flood affects trekking routes

News & Events · On 19 Oct 2015 by Radek Kucharski

A flood on the Tsarab and Zanskar rivers in Ladakh in May 2015 caused significant damage. Many bridges and parts of newly built roads were destroyed affecting some trekking routes...

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...