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On the ridge above Tizi Toubkal

Activities

Climbing and mountaineering

Climbing and scrambling routes are included in more general guides, such as those to Morocco, Andorra, the Picos de Europa and the Pyrenees, as well as in Mountain Adventures in the Maurienne and around Chamonix. Specific climbing and scrambling...

The High Tatras from near Poprad, Slovakia

Regions

Poland, Slovakia, Romania, Hungary and Bulgaria

The Carpathian and Tatras mountains offer challenging walking and trekking, sometimes involving scrambling, though less strenuous day walks are also possible. The many National Parks of eastern Europe help preserve the unspoilt landscapes, providing...

Fell walking in the Lake District

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Lake District

England’s ‘Adventure Capital’ offers unrivalled options for mountain and fell walks, as well as trail and fell running, scrambling, mountain biking, cycling and winter climbing. Home of Scafell Pike, Helvellyn and the Cumbria Way, the stunning...

Sassolungo, the Sella and Lago Fedaia

Activities

Via Ferrata

Via Ferrata, (Klettersteig or ‘Iron Ways’), provide exciting scrambling and climbing in exposed situations, but with the safety of constant attachment to fixed wires and large staples for hand and foot holds. Many of the carefully maintained via...

Zulu craft worker

Regions

Africa

Trek to the summit of Kilimanjaro, or visit Morocco to explore and climb in the Atlas, Anti-Atlas and High Atlas mountains. There are routes for trekking as well as mountaineering, scrambling and climbing amongst the peaks. For a walking adventure...

Scrambling in solitude on the Costa Blanca

Feature · 9 Nov 2015

Scrambling in solitude on the Costa Blanca

If you think the Costa Blanca of southern Spain is all about sangria, sombreros and stuffed donkeys Terry Fletcher has a surprise for you – it’s time to discover some of Europe's most accessible mountains.

Snowdonia Scrambling

Article · 30 Aug 2017

Scrambles in Snowdonia – Interview with Carl McKeating and Rachel Crolla

Hill Explorer recently interviewed Carl McKeating and Rachel Crolla about their experience updating Steve Ashton's classic guidebook Scrambles in Snowdonia. With permission we are sharing it here. See Hill Explorer for more Hill Walking, Hiking, and Scrambling Routes in the UK.

Blencathra via Sharp Edge

Article · 22 Feb 2011

Blencathra via Sharp Edge

Clive from Cicerone takes a trip up Sharp Edge on Blencathra in the Lake District, one of the UK's classic scrambling ridges.

Scrambles in the Dark Peak

Article · 22 Feb 2012

A chat with the authors of Scrambles in the Dark Peak

An advance copy of the forthcoming Cicerone guidebook Scrambles in the Dark Peak has just landed on my desk. There are many guidebooks to the Peak District, covering everything from gentle stroll to long-distance walks,family cycle paths to mountain biking trails, climbing rocks to descending cave systems.

Terry Fletcher walking on the Costa Blanca

Article · 27 Nov 2015

7 Reasons to visit the Costa Blanca

Think Costa Blanca and, as likely as not, you'll think Benidorm and lager louts. Well get ready to think again. There's so much more to the Costa Blanca than the hotspots for drunken tourists. Terry Fletcher, author of the new Cicerone guide to Walking on the Cost Blanca explains.

Approaching The Notch On The Infamous Yr Esgair Foel Goch

Feature · 12 Sep 2017

Scrambles in Snowdonia – updating a classic guidebook

Carl McKeating and Rachel Crolla updated Steve Ashton’s classic guide book Scrambles in Snowdonia. They reflect on the experience and responsibility of handling one of the classic texts in outdoor pursuits.

View East From The Path To The South Of Refuge Larpont

Article · 2 Jun 2019

Hidden Gem – the best area of the French Alps for a multi-activity holiday

Are you someone who wants to visit an Alpine region for a couple of weeks to explore and enjoy a number of mountain activities perhaps with different companions? The Chamonix valley is an obvious choice, and you will find yourself among thousands of other Brits, and other nationalities from around the world enjoying all that that area has to offer. But maybe you don’t want to visit one of those...

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Feature · 10 May 2015

Jebel el Kest: A stunning day in the Moroccan Anti-Atlas

The ascent of Jebel el Kest in Morocco’s Anti-Atlas is a stunning day in remote mountains – one of the very best hill days. Cicerone’s Publisher, Jonathan Williams, explored the area with his son Joe in February 2015.

The Western Fells

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The Western Fells

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Lakeland Fellranger walking guidebook covering 34 summits in the Western Fells of the Lake District, with a range of ascents. This area sits within the triangle of Great Gable, Wasdale and Buttermere, defined by the high ground between the rivers Irt and Cocker. With clear Harvey map extracts and the author's original topos and panoramas.

The Southern Fells

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The Southern Fells

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Lakeland Fellranger guidebook covering 23 summits in the Southern Fells of the Lake District, with a wide range of ascents. Great fell days are to be had here, between Wrynose and Hardknott passes, Black Combe in the south and Muncaster in the west, with fells including Coniston Old Man, Wetherlam and Stickle Pike.

The North-Western Fells

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The North-Western Fells

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This Fellranger walking guide explores 29 summits in the North-Western Fells of the English Lake District, with a wide range of ascents between Borrowdale in the east and Buttermere in the west, and as far south as Honister Pass. Great day walks are to be had here on fells such as Lord's Seat, Catbells, Sail and High Spy.

The Far Eastern Fells

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The Far Eastern Fells

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Lakeland Fellranger walking guide covering 33 summits in the Far Eastern Fells of the Lake District, with a wide range of ascents. Great fell days are to be had here on the lesser-walked fells between the Kirkstone Pass and the A6. With clear Harvey map extracts and the author's original topos and panoramas.

The Central Fells

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The Central Fells

Walking guide to the Lake District

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Part of the Lakeland Fellranger walking series, this guidebook covers 28 summits in the Central Fells of the Lake District with a wide range of ascents. Great fell days are to be had here between Great Langdale and Keswick, with fells such as Harrison Stickle, Silver How, High Rigg and Pike o'Stickle.

The Near Eastern Fells

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The Near Eastern Fells

Walking guide to the Lake District

eBook only

This Fellranger walking guidebook covers 35 summits in the Near Eastern Fells of the Lake District, with a wide range of ascents. Great fell walks are to be had here, in the mighty range of hills that include Helvellyn, Hart Side and Fairfield, in the land between Ullswater and Thirlmere, Ambleside and Threlkeld.

The Mid-Western Fells

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The Mid-Western Fells

eBook only

Lakeland Fellranger guidebook covering 22 summits in the Mid-Western Fells of the Lake District, with a wide range of ascents, both traditional and unusual. All the routes are located in the triangle between Great Langdale, Borrowdale and Wasdale, defined by the Stake, Styhead, Hardknott and Wrynose passes.