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Jeff Freiheit

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Canadian trekker missing on the Munich to Venice Trail

14 Aug 2018

Canadian Jeff Freiheit has been reported missing on the early stages of the Munich to Venice trek, known in German as the Traumpfad, or “dream way” and has not been heard from since 1st August.

Ice Ultra 18 Yeti Nordisk 2 (Mikkel Beisner)

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Damian Hall on winning the Ice Ultra in Sweden

11 Apr 2018 · Damian Hall

Damian Hall has won the Ice Ultra in Sweden - here we ask him about his race preparation, the dizzy heights of appearing on local radio and how he avoided penile frostbite. Yes, really.

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Kev Reynolds at 'A Day of Books' event

30 Sep 2017 · Kev Reynolds

Cicerone author, Kev Reynolds will be closing the ‘Day of Books’ at All Saints’ Church, Sutton Courtenay* (burial place of George Orwell) on Saturday 14 October, with his lecture A Walk in the Clouds.

Kev Reynolds guidebook author

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Kev Reynolds' mini tour

19 Jan 2017

Cicerone author Kev Reynolds is doing a mini tour. If you haven't heard this inspirational but very humble man talk then now is your chance!

Impact of Earthquakes

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The impact of the earthquakes in Italy

7 Nov 2016 · Gillian Price

Gillian Price, author of the Cicerone guidebooks to walking in Umbria and Sibillini has sent in this news about the impact of the earthquakes in Italy.

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Ten years left to 'Find our Way', and register unrecorded footpaths

14 Jun 2016

In 2026 any footpaths not recorded on official mapping could be lost forever. Cicerone and the Open Spaces Society need your help to ensure they remain in use. The Open Spaces Society has launched its Find Our Way fund, to support its work against the clock to save our historic public-paths.

 Italy's Stelvio National Park Cicerone Guide

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Giant glacier breaks apart

16 Nov 2015 · Gillian Price

Gillian Price has sent us this information regarding the giant Forni glacier, visited in her guide to Italy's Stelvio National Park.

TGO Awards

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Cicerone nominated in TGO Awards

13 Nov 2015

Cicerone Press are delighted to have been nominated twice in the prestigious TGO awards for Abode of the Gods and the Book of the Bothy. Please vote for us before voting closes on Sunday 15th November.

R Kucharski Ladakh2A

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Ladakh river flood affects trekking routes

19 Oct 2015 · Radek Kucharski

A flood on the Tsarab and Zanskar rivers in Ladakh in May 2015 caused significant damage. Many bridges and parts of newly built roads were destroyed affecting some trekking routes - particularly in Zanskar. Trekking is possible but alternative pathways need to be followed in places. As not all the bridges were rebuilt this summer, the damage will also affect next season's treks.

Gr20 Route

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GR20 - The High Level Route Just Got Higher

14 Oct 2015 · Paddy Dillon

The new rough tough high level variant route on the GR20. Paddy Dillon's guidebook will include the new route by the time the 2016 season begins in June.

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Another Cicerone Ultra trail success

27 Aug 2015 · Joe Williams

Another Ultra Trail success story for Cicerone. Joe Williams completes the TDS Courmayeur to Chamonix Ultra Trail. Placed 158 out of 1600 runners. Here's how it unfolded.

Meet the Cicerone Authors Event

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Meet the Cicerone Authors Event

13 Mar 2015

Cicerone were delighted to welcome over 50 people to Wilf's Cafe in Staveley for their first Meet the Authors event. For those of you that missed it, here is a quick summary of the evening.

'Wild' film released in UK

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'Wild' film released in UK

14 Jan 2015 · Brian Johnson

“The trees were tall, but I was taller, standing above them on a steep mountain slope in northern California. Moments before, I’d removed my hiking boots and the left one had fallen into those trees, first catapulting into the air when my enormous backpack toppled onto it, then skittering across the gravelly trail and flying over the edge.

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Kendal Mountain Festival

24 Nov 2014

We've just finished another brilliant Kendal Mountain Festival. Now in its 15th year, there could be a risk of things feeling stale but the festival once again hosted a world reknowned collection of films and lectures. We also managed to donate over £250 to Mountain Rescue from sales of our seconds. Thank you and we'll see you again next year.

Cicerone Book on Islands of Croatia wins award

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Cicerone Book on Islands of Croatia Wins Award

4 Nov 2014 · Rudolf Abraham

Cicerone are delighted that Rudolf Abraham, author of Islands of Croatia, has been awarded the coveted Best Book Award by the British Guild of Travel Writers. This award was presented to Rudolf at BGTW's annual dinner at the Savoy Hotel, London.

Annapurna Trekking Disaster - Our Response

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Annapurna Trekking Disaster - Our Response

22 Oct 2014 · Jonathan Williams,Kev Reynolds

Kev Reynolds, Cicerone author and veteran of some 20+ Himalayan expeditions, writes on what the Thorong La is like and his experience of trekking in bad weather in the Himalaya.

The best Island in Europe - Harris and Lewis

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The best Island in Europe - Harris and Lewis

27 Feb 2014

Trip Advisor voters have named Harris and Lewis in the Scottish Hebrides as Europe's best Island(s). Take a look at Cicerone's guidebook Walking on Harris and Lewis, and find out for yourself what makes these islands so special. Read more information on CalMac's website, and book a ferry today.

Walk Reader Awards 2013

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Cicerone wins Gold in the Walk magazine reader awards

14 Feb 2014

We are thrilled to announce that Cicerone has struck gold in the 2013 Walk magazine reader awards. Last week the Cicerone team made the trip down to the Outdoors Show in London, and we were delighted to find out that we had been voted ‘best walking guide’ in their annual awards.