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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...
15 Pangong Lake Panorama Made Of 15 A And 15 B

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...
Above  Ama  Dablam Base Camp At Around 5000M The Scenery Is Dominated By  Malanphulan 6573M And Its Impressive North Face

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...
Yaks In  Nepal

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.
Trekking In The  Annapurna Region Of  Nepal

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.
Everest And  Ama  Dablam

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...
Barmi  La  Ladakh

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...
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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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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...
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On the Way to Annapurna

Feature · On 14 Sep 2015 by Kev Reynolds

In this second extract from his inspirational memoirs about trekking in the Himalaya, Abode of the Gods, Kev Reynolds describes his first few days on the Annapurna Circuit, from Besisahar...
Winter In  Ladakh

A second winter in Ladakh

Feature · On 6 Aug 2015 by Radek Kucharski

Ladakh's trekking opportunities can extend year-round, and here are accounts of the Sham Trek, Chadar Trek and Markha valley trek and a new winter trekking route via a frozen river...
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Because it's there – Everest trekking

Feature · On 6 Aug 2015 by Kev Reynolds

In these two extracts from a chapter of his inspirational book ‘Abode of the Gods’, which captures the wonders of trekking in the Nepal Himalaya in eight vivid stories, Kev...
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Despatches from Nepal

Feature · On 10 May 2015 by Siân Pritchard-Jones and Radek Kucharski

In the terrible Gorkha earthquake that hit Nepal on 25 April, over 7,000 people are now known to have been killed and hundreds of thousands made homeless. Many members of...
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Crossing the Larke La

Feature · On 19 Nov 2014 by Kat Morgenstern

In the wake of much-publicised recent fatalities in the Himalaya, Cicerone author Kat Morgenstern recalls an unforgettable couple of days crossing the Larke La pass on the Manaslu Circuit, near...