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Coronavirus restrictions: travel update information

News & Events · On 20 May 2020

The situation regarding travel is continuously developing and changing. Here are the most reliable and up-to-date sources of information that are available to help you plan ahead. Remember that there...
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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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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...
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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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.
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...
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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.
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Choosing a route to climb Kilimanjaro

Article · On 16 May 2018 by Alex Stewart

There are six ways of getting to the summit of Kilimanjaro, but which of the routes up the mountain is best for you? Alex Stewart gives an overview of the...
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Valley deep, mountain high: A journey towards the International Mountain Leader Award

Feature · On 13 May 2018 by Andy Hodges

For those wishing to trek the world's mountains, the highest standard of leadership is the International Mountain Leader Award, which a number of Cicerone writers hold. Andy Hodges, author of...
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Can anyone climb Kilimanjaro, and other frequently asked questions

Article · On 27 Jan 2018 by Alex Stewart

Alex Stewart, author of the Cicerone guidebook to trekking Kilimanjaro, answers some frequently asked questions about trekking to the roof of Africa.
Alan Hinkes: Schoolboy turned superstar climber

Alan Hinkes: Schoolboy turned superstar climber

Article · On 13 Jan 2015

Today we received a letter containing a review of Alan Hinkes' 8000 Metres: Climbing the World's Highest Mountains and it was so lovely that we had to share it with you.
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Award-winning Alan Hinkes

News & Events · On 24 Nov 2014 by Alan Hinkes

We were thrilled to hear that Alan Hinkes' 8000m won the Outdoor Book of the Year in the TGO Awards. It was voted for by the general public so thank...
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K2 Summit Alan Hinkes

Video · On 3 Oct 2013 by Alan Hinkes

Alan Hinkes' video from the summit of K2 which he climbed in 1995, on his third attempt. Read Alan's story of the ascent of this, and all the other 8000m...