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Kev Reynolds: Remembering the man with the world's best job

Fond memories of Kev Reynolds – writer, photographer, journalist, lecturer. An inspiration to many, and a wonderful friend. So many stories, here we have pulled together a few threads from articles and videos illustrating Kev's life.

To view all Kev's guidebooks follow the link at the bottom of this page.

Kev Reynolds
Kev Reynolds

Pyrenees

Kev's earliest explorations abroad explored this wild and beautiful mountain chain...

Alps

Kev's deep knowledge of the Swiss Alps accumulated while living and working in the Engadine. His explorations continued throughout most of the Alpine chain...

Gazing out over a sea of cloud in the Écrins
Gazing out over a sea of cloud in the Écrins

Himalaya

Kev never stopped being enchanted by the wonder of the worlds highest peaks and the friendship of the Nepalese people...

Kev at home in the Himalaya
Kev at home in the Himalaya

England's mountains, paths and trails

From his home in Kent, Kev explored far and wide...

Kev, Min, and Jonathan in Kent
Kev, Min, and Jonathan in Kent

Diaries and reminiscences

Kev and Min in the Rätikon Alps
Kev and Min in the Rätikon Alps

then came the pandemic...

During the Covid pandemic, Kev turned to writing poetry as an outlet for his thoughts and frustrations. One of the most touching is 'The Promised Land', while others like 'The Dog's dilemma' revealed Kev's wonderful sense of humour. During this time he even wrote a tongue-in-cheek guidebook for a tour of a Lidl supermarket (although Cicerone had trouble with the mapping)!

A sea of alpine flowers
A sea of alpine flowers

Thank you Kev. Rest in peace.

For Kev’s online remembrance book see Kev Reynolds | Online Condolence Book (rememberancebook.net)

For a listing of Kev’s books, see Kev Reynolds | Cicerone Press

For a full obituary, please see Kev Reynolds