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Ben Holt and Sallie O’Connor descend the Unterer Theodulgletscher below the Matterhorn

Celebrating Fifty Years... The Zermatt Safari

Feature · On 1 Dec 2018 by Bill O'Connor

Bill O’Connor remembers a trip to ski-safari paradise Zermatt. This short story is taken from the commemorative book Fifty Years of Adventure.

Ski Touring and Snowshoeing in the Dolomites - Photogallery

Feature · On 4 Dec 2017 by James Rushforth

Cicerone author James Rushforth presents some of his favourite images from his ski touring and snowshoeing guide to the Dolomites. Are you inspired to go?
Snowboard Touring  Vanoise

An overnight off-piste adventure in the Vanoise

Feature · On 9 Jan 2017 by James Cox

Earlier this year James, Dave and Paul ventured out to Val d’Isère to try some backcountry skiing and snowboarding. The lads from High Wycombe climb a summit, ski and board...
Ski touring in the Mercantour

Marvellous Mercantouring

Feature · On 8 Feb 2016 by Tania Noakes

There is a well-kept secret in the southern French Alps, a quiet but unforgettable ski tour which winds its way through the heart of the region. Here professional mountain guide...
Tirol Ski Touring

High magic in the Hoch Tirol

Feature · On 8 Dec 2015 by Tania Noakes

Description of a ski tour through the Austrian Hoch Tirol in the Eastern Alps taking in the Gross Geiger, Granatspitze, Gross Venediger and the Gross Glockner.

Ski-touring in the Adamello-Ortler

Feature · On 16 Dec 2014 by Tania Noakes

The European Alps form a natural border. Whichever way you turn military history, both ancient and modern, casts a shadow across the landscape. As a former army officer now working...

Snowshoeing in the Alps near Chamonix

Feature · On 19 Nov 2014 by Hilary Sharp

International Mountain Leader Hilary Sharp describes the fun and techniques of snowshoeing in the French Alps near Chamonix – 'one of the most enjoyable activities you can do in the snow’.