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'Footnotes' is a podcast to inspire you about outdoor travel and activities in the UK and across the world. Through conversations with our guidebook authors, team members and other outdoor experts, this podcast offers plenty of inspiration and advice about exploring the outdoors. Whether you're an established long distance-trekker or have just rediscovered a love of walking or cycling, listen in to discover your next outdoor adventure.

17 episodes

016. Cycling Land's End to John o' Groats with Richard Barrett

Published 14 Apr 2021

Cycling the length of Britain on quiet roads and traffic-free paths

Travelling the length of Britain from Cornwall and the Somerset Levels to the Cairngorm Mountains and northern Scotland, Land's End to John o' Groats is an iconic route and life-long aspiration for many cyclists. In this episode, Cicerone author...

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012. Hiking in Norway and Sweden with Ute Koninx and Mike Laing

Published 17 Feb 2021

Top tips about Scandinavian huts, camping, budgeting and river crossings

Whether trekking the Kungsleden in Sweden or choosing a shorter hike from Cicerone’s new guidebook to Hiking in Norway: South, the beautifully varied landscape of Scandinavia is a paradise for hikers. In this episode of highlights from our...

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010. Lightweight backpacking tips and stories with Paddy Dillon

Published 20 Jan 2021

Starting out, kit, and food: top tips for lightweight backpacking

President of the Backpackers Club and guidebook author Paddy Dillon joined us to give his top tips for lightweight backpacking, including advice for starting out, lightweight gear, and food. In this episode of highlights from our Cicerone Live...

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007. Alan Hinkes: climbing the world's 8000m peaks

Published 9 Dec 2020

A lifetime of mountaineering from Roseberry Topping to the Himalaya

As the first and only Briton to climb all 14 peaks over 8000 metres, Alan Hinkes OBE is an expert in Himalayan and Karakoram mountaineering and successfully summited mountains including K2, Kanchenjunga and Annapurna. In this episode of highlights...

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005. Hadrian's Cycleway with Rachel Crolla and Carl McKeating

Published 11 Nov 2020

Cycle and discover the history of Roman Britain

Visiting Roman forts, milecastles and other historic sites in the Hadrian's Wall World Heritage Site, Hadrian's Cycleway is a fantastic three-day ride across northern England from Ravenglass in Cumbria to South Shields near Newcastle-upon-Tyne...

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004. Trekking in Tajikistan with Jan Bakker

Published 28 Oct 2020

Remote mountain trekking and the Pamir Trail

Comparable with the Himalaya and Karakoram, Tajikistan is a remote trekkers' paradise of glaciated mountains and turquoise lakes. In this episode of highlights from our Cicerone Live event, Cicerone author Jan Bakker discusses the practicalities...

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002. Skye's Cuillin Ridge Traverse with Adrian Trendall

Published 28 Oct 2020

Classic mountaineering in Scotland

A mountain traverse like no other in the UK, Skye's Cuillin Ridge is an aspiration for many climbers, mountaineers and scramblers. In this episode of highlights from our Cicerone Live event, Cicerone author Adrian Trendall speaks to fellow...

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001. An introduction to Cicerone

Published 28 Oct 2020

Guidebooks for outdoor travel and activities

As publishers of nearly 400 outdoor travel guidebooks, Cicerone Press are a specialist team who love the outdoors and want to inspire and guide you on your next outdoor adventure. In this episode, hosts Amy Hodkin and Hannah Stevenson introduce...

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000. Footnotes: The Cicerone Podcast - Trailer

Published 8 Oct 2020

Explore the world with Cicerone Press

Welcome to Footnotes: The Cicerone Podcast, a podcast to inspire you about outdoor travel and activities in the UK and across the world. Whether you're an established long-distance trekker or mountaineer or have just rediscovered a love of walking...

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