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watercolour by Sue Cooper

Post-lockdown life in Le Marche, Italy

Article · On 27 Jun 2020 by Sue Cooper

In Italy, the lockdown is over and life is slowly returning to normal. Artist Sue Cooper goes walking, kayaking and cycling in the Sibillini mountains.
La Grande Casse, in the heart of the Vanoise, reflected in a lake on the way to the Refuge du Plan du Lac (Day 13 of the GR5)

Can I go walking in France? Travel and trekking in Summer 2020

Article · On 24 Jun 2020

Walking, trekking and other outdoor activity holidays in France – travel, accommodation and other facilities are open and possible, but with certain restrictions. This page will help you find up-to-date...
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Live video: Adrian Trendall chats about his new guidebook to Skye's Cuillin Ridge.

Video · On 14 Jun 2020 by Adrian Trendall

We were live with Adrian Trendall talking about his new guidebook to Skye's Cuillin Ridge traverse. Find out why Joe has failed to do the route twice and some of...
Take a moment to enjoy Snowdonia

Meet our Cicerone Connect members: "Oh the places we have been!"

Feature · On 8 May 2020

Cicerone Connect, our new Facebook community, has become a brilliant place to share your trip photos, planning questions and bucket-list ideas. We thought we'd share a few pictures from our...
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The Cuillin Ridge Light

Feature · On 15 Feb 2020 by Adrian Trendall

The Cuillin Ridge Light is the best ridge in the UK for mere mortals. It uses cunning and knowledge to take the easiest line, hard climbs are bypassed and the...
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Cartoon of the Month: December

Article · On 18 Dec 2019 by Clare Crooke

Cicerone's Clare Crooke, a talented designer and cartoonist, will be helping us celebrate our 50th anniversary by sharing some of her creations with us. Here is December's cartoon.
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Explore the world with a Cicerone guidebook

Video · On 17 Nov 2019

Choose a Cicerone guidebook for your activities - guidebooks cover walking, trekking, climbing, scrambling, trail running, cycling, mountain biking and more. There are hundreds of guidebooks to destinations in the...
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Cartoon of the Month: November

Article · On 13 Nov 2019 by Clare Crooke

Cicerone's Clare Crooke, a talented designer and cartoonist, will be helping us celebrate our 50th anniversary by sharing some of her creations with us. Here is November's cartoon.
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Cartoon of the Month: October

Article · On 16 Oct 2019 by Clare Crooke

Cicerone's Clare Crooke, a talented designer and cartoonist, will be helping us celebrate our 50th anniversary by sharing some of her creations with us. Here is October's cartoon.
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A Spotlight on... Tough Girl Challenges

Article · On 24 Aug 2019 by Sarah Williams

We get to know Sarah Williams from Tough Girl Challenges a little more. We find out why she likes Type 2 fun but not caving and discover a disgusting thing...
On top o’ the world, on Binnein Mòr (leg 1, Charlie Ramsay Round)

A day of synchronicity on one of the Big Rounds

Feature · On 3 Aug 2019 by David Lintern

David Lintern has written the first guide to Britain's 24-hour mountain challenges. It's a book about people and places and the magic that happens when they meet on equal terms...
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In the realm of the wildcat: A hike with children up Mount Ida

Feature · On 24 Jul 2019 by Carl McKeating

Carl McKeating and Rachel Crolla, the authors of Europe’s High Points and Outdoor Adventures with Children, hiked up Crete’s Mount Ida with their two young daughters. There were a few...
An overview of the Vignemale peak, the Ossoue glacier and the three Russell caves in the middle

Searching for Russell’s caves on the Pyrenean Haute Route

Feature · On 17 Jul 2019 by Tom Martens

In spring 2018, while doing research for the new guidebook on the Pyrenean Haute Route, Tom Martens discovered that the Vignemale, France’s highest Pyrenean peak at 3298m, held a cave...
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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...
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Why you should get out more with the kids

Feature · On 16 Jun 2019 by Rachel Crolla and Carl McKeating

Outdoors writer and primary school teacher Rachel Crolla, co-author of a new child-oriented guide to the Lake District, explains why having outdoor adventures with the children is more important than...
View East From The Path To The South Of Refuge Larpont

Hidden Gem – the best area of the French Alps for a multi-activity holiday

Article · On 2 Jun 2019 by Lesley Williams

Are you someone who wants to visit an Alpine region for a couple of weeks to explore and enjoy a number of mountain activities perhaps with different companions? The Chamonix...
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Fastpacking for Beginners: 23rd March 2019

News & Events · On 11 Feb 2019

Join Rick Pearson of Runner's World and Lily Dyu, author of Faspacking (Cicerone, 2018) for an introduction to fastpacking on the 23rd March 2019. Fastpacking for Beginners will appeal to...
Chilled feet were guaranteed when crossing a stream of snowmelt above Berghaus Vereina  (photo from the Silvretta by Kev Reynolds)

Cicerone at Fifty

Article · On 14 Jan 2019 by Jonathan Williams and Lesley Williams

In the prologue from 50 Years of Adventure, Jonathan and Lesley Williams talk about their joy, pride and sense of responsibility as publishers of guidebooks.
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Celebrating Fifty Years... Enduring Cicerone titles

Article · On 2 Jan 2019

If you look on the website, you will see that Cicerone has an enviable, and really quite staggering, collection of nearly 400 titles, available as both printed books and e-books...
Some of the old Cicerone guides with different logos and the price in shillings

Cicerone Press at 50: From then to now

Article · On 8 Dec 2018 by Kev Reynolds and Jonathan Williams

In this abridged extract from Fifty Years of Adventure, Kev Reynolds and Jonathan Williams look back at Cicerone's story, from then to now.