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TMB book

When Kev met Big Oz and Little Al on the TMB

Article · On 12 Sep 2020 by Kev Reynolds and Clare Crooke

Tour of Mont Blanc guidebook author Kev Reynolds regularly re-walks the route around Europe's most iconic mountain. On this trip he bumped into a couple of Australians he called Little...
View of the Combin with Cabane de Louvie far below by the lake

Mont Blanc to the Matterhorn in 27 variants: the slow process of updating a guidebook

Article · On 26 Dec 2018 by Lesley Williams

When Lesley, Jonathan and Maddy Williams updated Kev Reynolds’ Chamonix to Zermatt guide, it gave them an insight into the daily challenges faced by Cicerone’s guidebook writers.
3  From The Col Des Ottans

The Tour du Ruan - unknown to all but a few

Article · On 24 Feb 2018 by David Burrows

According to David Burrows, there’s something good about walking in circles rather than in straight lines, and the Tour du Ruan didn’t disappoint.
Lac De Moiry

Zermatt to Chamonix - doing a classic trek the "wrong" way

Article · On 29 Nov 2017

Annalisa Mejetta tells the tale of doing the Walker’s Haute Route Chamonix – Zermatt the "wrong" way round. With a Cicerone guidebook of course!
The new and improved Alpine Pass Route or Swiss Via Alpina 1

The new and improved Alpine Pass Route or Swiss Via Alpina 1

Article · On 3 May 2017 by Lesley Williams

The Alpine Pass Route (APR) – now fully waymarked as Swiss Via Alpina 1 (VA1) – is a hiking trail of over 350km across Switzerland, crossing high mountain passes through...
Why choose to check the GR5 French Alps

Why choose to trek the GR5 through the French Alps?

Article · On 9 Oct 2012 by Lesley Williams

A graceful ridge soars away to the south, its flanks of grass and faded alpen rose like rippled antique green velvet, enticing your eyes and quickening your heart. This was...
Stelvio National Park

Close encounters of the bird kind in Italy's Stelvio National Park

Article · On 28 Sep 2012 by Gillian Price

It was one of those crystal clear days in the Alps when you can see all the way to Mont Blanc, and Cicerone author Gillian Price and her partner Nicola...