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summit of Angel’s Peak, Cairngorms

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British Mountains

Covering walking and summiting the mountains throughout England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales, including the Hebrides. From single day walks to collections for the peak-bagger such as the Munros and the Corbetts, if it’s a mountain and it’s in...

British Isles

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British Isles

The British Isles offer fantastic walking, climbing and cycling opportunities. With landscapes ranging from coastal footpaths, chalk downland and the Peak district to the challenges of Snowdonia, the Lake District and the Scottish highlands, there...

Warnscale Head bothy in the Lake District

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British Isles Challenges, Collections and Activities

Books to help you challenge yourself to reach mountain summits, walk Britain’s longest routes, run the greatest fell running challenges and cycle some of Britain's best end to end and sea to sea routes.

The Ridgeway

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British Long Distance

The long-distance walks throughout Britain include the National Trails as well as some lesser-known regional trails tracing ancient paths, and popular routes following river valleys, heritage coast, and upland routes, including the Coast to Coast...

Ringing Roger, Peak District

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Derbyshire, Peak District and Midlands

The Peak District National Park and surrounding areas offer great opportunities for walking and cycling. To the north, the Dark Peak is an area of upland and moorland providing exhilarating walking and scrambling on the ‘Edges’, while to the...

Eggardon Hill, Jurassic Coast

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British Walking

Day walks exploring the coast and hills of Britain, from the Pentland Hills of Edinburgh to the Isles of Scilly. There’s something for all abilities, many walks will be suitable for the whole family, while others are more demanding.

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...

Bernese Oberland, Eiger, Monch and Jungfrau

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International Trekking

Covering renowned treks such as Everest, The Tour of Mont Blanc and the Pyrenean Haute Route, as well as lesser-known destinations such as the Stubai Alps and the Vosges and Jura. Here you’ll also find general guidebooks for various countries,...

Nine Standards, on the Coast to Coast trail

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Northern England Trails

Many of the long-distance and National Trails of northern England cross over the Pennines, exploring some of the country’s most spectacular and wild upland landscapes. Routes include the Coast to Coast Walk, the Pennine Way, Hadrian’s Wall Path,...

Baia di Ieranto, Amalfi coast

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International Walking

If you prefer to stay several nights in one location, then collections of circular walks offer opportunities to really get to know a region. Rough mountain walking and altitude can be encountered in destinations such as the Alps, Pyrenees, Sierra...

Limestone pavements in the Yorkshire Dales

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North East England, Yorkshire Dales and Pennines

The upland and moors of the Pennines create a natural divide between the east and west of northern England, providing some fine walking country with extensive views. This area includes the National Parks of the Yorkshire Dales and the North York...

Beside the Linge on the Rijn Delta route

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Cycling and cycle touring

From family bike rides in the Cotswolds and in the south of England, to cycle touring along the Danube and Loire, the Way of St James or over the great cols of the Lake District. Here you will find guidebooks for day rides, cycle touring and...

High Cup Nick

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North West England and The Isle of Man

This area between the western Pennines and Cheshire, including the Forest of Bowland and the countryside of Lancashire, encompasses hills, moors, river valleys and unspoilt countryside. A short ferry ride or flight will take you to The Isle of Man,...

Great singletrack on route for Fersit, west Scotland

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Mountain biking

Some of the best mountain biking can be found in the mountains of Scotland, the Lake District, South Downs and Yorkshire Dales. On continental Europe mountain biking trails take advantage of mountain tracks and old packhorse routes to provide some...

Brown Clee Hill 540m, Shropshire

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Collections

If you’re a collector of ‘high points’, then along with the guides to the mountains of England and Wales which rise above certain heights, qualifying them as ‘Marilyns’ and ‘Nuttalls’, this selection can also inspire you to reach the...

Pilgrim Trails

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Pilgrim trails

Often based on ancient pilgrimage trails, these long-distance walking routes can be found throughout Europe. Includes the Camino de Santiago, Primitivo and Norte and other camino routes converging on Santiago and Rome (Via Francigena and Saint...

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Scotland

Cicerone have an unrivalled range of guidebooks for walking and mountaineering in Scotland. Tackle Scotland’s toughest winter climbs, the summits of the Munros, explore the highlands and islands on long-distance trails, or take a gentle walk in a...

Below the Albert Premier Hut, Chamonix

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Trail and mountain running

Trail running is a rapidly growing sport. In the UK and Ireland, trail running follows marked trails and paths, while fell running is less constrained. Most trail and fell running involves running over long distances on mountainous terrain, and...

Views of the Weald near Alciston, South Downs National Park

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Southern England

Explore the coasts and countryside of southern England on foot or by bike. National trails include the South West Coast Path, while other trails follow rivers or beautiful chalk and limestone ridges. There are islands to visit, as well as walks for...

On the ridge above Tizi Toubkal

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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...

An Teallach ridge on the Cape Wrath Trail

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UK Backpacking

Backpacking – carrying all your equipment with you on a multi-day route – brings freedom and independence and there can be no finer way of exploring wild places. The key to success is packing thoroughly, using lightweight gear. Overnight you...

The sphinx rock

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Walking the Lake District fells

Mark Richard's series of eight detailed guides to walking throughout the Lake District fells. Fellranger guides give comprehensive coverage of the mountains, examining all the main paths and routes to the summits, and providing options for linking...

Cyclists near Ennerdale, Cumbria

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UK Cycling

The UK offers myriad delights for the enthusiastic cyclist. Thrilling mountain biking options abound, from the far north of Scotland to the South Downs while cycle tours such as the Coast to Coast (C2C) and the End to End offer days of endless...

Mer de Glace, towards the Leschaux glacier

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Mountain adventures

With a focus on all the possible mountain-based activities that can be enjoyed from a particular valley base or mountain town. Walking, trekking, cycling, mountain biking, trail running, mountaineering, via ferratas – everything that is...

View south from Snowdon, on the Snowdonia Way

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Wales and Welsh Borders

From the mountains of Snowdonia to the hills of the Brecon Beacons, the cliffs and beaches of the Wales Coast Path to the wonders of the Offa’s Dyke earthworks, the landscapes of Wales offer superb opportunities for walking, whether it's an easy...

An easy path near Hadrian's Wall on the Pennine Way

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National Trails

National Trails are long-distance routes following paths, tracks and bridleways that showcase some of Britain’s best countryside. With sixteen waymarked trails in England and Wales, and several ‘Long Distance Routes’ in Scotland, you can...

Mondelli 1, Val d’Ossola

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Canyoning

Canyoning is a skilled activity requiring good rope skills and a sound understanding of potential risks. There are excellent canyons in both Europe and Jordan, and each guidebook includes detailed topo maps, as well as entry and exit information for...

Cannero Riviera, Lake Maggiore, Italy

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Europe

All the countries of mainland Europe, including the islands of the Mediterranean and Atlantic are included within this section. From Scandinavia to Sicily, and from Madeira to the Greek Islands, there are year-round opportunities for walking, even...

Trekkers on the Italian side of Mont Blanc

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Alps

Visit the Alps, and you will want to return again and again. Trek iconic trails such as the Tour of Mont Blanc and Chamonix to Zermatt. Or seek out quieter, special places where the modern world can be left behind, and enjoy their wild landscapes,...

Ben Nevis at sunset, seen from the Mamores on Tranter’s Walk

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Inspiration

Inspirational introductions packed with photos and guidance to exploring the great trails of the UK, as well as trekking routes in the Himalaya, Alps and beyond. Let bivvying or bothying rouse your curiosity, or be inspired to plan a trek in...

Ibex with the Parrotspitze behind

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Alps cross-border routes

With the Alps forming a natural border between many European countries, a number of Alpine trekking routes and ‘tours’ give the opportunity to visit two or sometimes three countries at once, with their contrasting mountain refuges and mountain...

Superb views over the Marmolada

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Ski touring and snowshoeing

Ski touring, ski mountaineering and snowshoeing can be enjoyed by the skilled winter mountaineer, with routes including glacier crossings and high level ski tours. Winter alpine expeditions can be exhilarating and challenging, and a good level of...

Alpine lakes below the Alpeiner Scharte, Austria

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Austria

Austria offers some of the best opportunities for Alpine walking and trekking, with an excellent network of alpine huts, and well-marked trails. Enjoy Austria’s mountains from easy introductory treks through to challenging high-level routes with...

Technical skills

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Techniques

This selection covers a range of guides and manuals to help you hone your skills in outdoor activities, from learning how to take the best outdoor photographs, through to developing early map reading skills. Also included are specialist books...

Château de Walzin, Ardennes

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Belgium and Luxembourg

Bordering France, Germany and the Netherlands, the rolling hills of the Ardennes offer plenty of interest, exploring deep river valleys, forests, WW2 battlefields and medieval castles.

Sassolungo, the Sella and Lago Fedaia

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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...

Mountains near Lagoudera

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Cyprus

Tucked away in the far eastern corner of the Mediterranean, the history of man’s presence on Cyprus dates back twelve thousand years. Walk through pine-clad slopes and olive groves, and marvel at the rugged coastline and dramatic gorges. Many...

Engineer's Slabs, Great Gable

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Winter climbing

When conditions are right, the mountains of the UK can offer some of the best and most unique snow, ice and mixed climbing anywhere in the world. Our guides cover the classic climbs in Snowdonia, the Lake District, Ben Nevis and Glen Coe, and the...

The Pont de la Concorde in Nancy

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European Cycling

A cycle tour through Europe allows you to explore further afield and still stay in touch with the countryside. Follow the great rivers of Europe, the Danube, Rhine, Moselle, Rhone and Loire, cycle the Way of St James to Santiago, cross the great...

Pic du Midi d'Ossau, Pyrenees

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World's Mountains

Definitive resource books for the active mountain visitor. Providing information on a valley-by-valley basis to introduce a mountain range to the visiting mountain walker, trekker, mountaineer or climber.

Richerenches market, Provence

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France

France is a country of contrasting rural landscapes, all just waiting to be enjoyed on foot or by bike. From the soaring mountains of the Alps to limestone gorges, from fields of lavender to ancient volcanoes, there are walks, treks (many on GR...

Belchen in the Black Forest, Germany

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Germany

With a landscape that ranges from lowland to Alpine, Germany has a great deal to offer the walker and mountain visitor. The source of the Danube is found deep in the vast and accessible Black Forest, which caters for walkers and cyclists of all...

Mégdhovas bridge

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Greece

Greece, Corfu and Crete can offer a long walking season especially in Spring and Autumn. The Greek Pindos mountains form a spine for this rugged country. Here the landscape is often quite rugged, dotted with ruins, evocative of another era. Corfu,...

The Laugavegur, with hot springs at Stórihver

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Iceland and Greenland

From classics such as the Laugavegur and Arctic Circle Trails to lesser explored areas, these spectacular trekking routes through Iceland and Greenland are for experienced backpackers during the brief summer season. Iceland features some of the most...

Sunset at Strandhills, west coast of Ireland

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Ireland

The ‘Emerald Isle’, green, beautiful, and renowned for its friendly people. There are enormous possibilities for walking in Ireland, mountain walks, long-distance trails, coastal walks and superb cycle touring, including the Wild Atlantic Way.

Rifugio Locatelli

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Italy

Italy offers wonderful opportunities to walk and trek. Stretching from the Maritime Alps to the UNESCO Dolomites, the Italian Alps are crossed with GR routes and Alta Via trails, via ferrata and opportunities for canyoning. Contrast these mountain...

 Għemieri with Gozo seen far beyond

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Malta

Malta’s climate offers year round walking, and together with its neighbouring islands of Gozo and Comino there are heritage trails, coastal walks and inland explorations, including the 30km 'Victoria Lines' route between Mgarr and Bahar ic-Caghaq.

The High Tatras from near Poprad, Slovakia

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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...

View of Portagem: to the left is Cabeço do Leão

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Portugal

Away from the resorts of the Algarve, Portugal is crossed with many paths, tracks and pilgrim routes, exploring the mountains and spectacular Atlantic coast. You could walk along the coast following the Camino Portuges from Porto to Santiago, or,...

Pic du Midi  d’Ossau in the Pyrenees

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Pyrenees and France/Spain cross-border routes

The Pyrenees are a wonderland for walking, mountaineering, skiing and adventure, offering fantastic scenery, great places to stay, good weather and, above all, variety. Climbers can enjoy unrivalled challenges, while walkers have endless...

Norwegian fjords and mountains

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Scandinavia: Norway, Sweden, Finland

The countries of Scandinavia offer the walker and trekker the chance to experience tranquility and solitude among some of the oldest mountains in the world. Here the walking season comes late, as snow lies in the mountains of Norway until June or...

View towards Bajrak from the Peaks of the Balkans trail

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Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia, Montenegro, Albania and Kosovo

Slovenia offers a wealth of walking, trekking and mountain biking possibilities, not least in the renowned Julian Alps. Croatia also offers plenty of scope for hikers, on rugged mountains and Adriatic islands. The Balkan countries of Montenegro,...

View from the main summit of Boca de la Pesca, Sierra Nevada, Spain

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Spain

Crossed with ancient pilgrim and trading routes, Spain is a paradise for day walks and longer trekking routes, many involving walks and climbs amongst mountain peaks, while coastal day walking can range from low level strolls to scrambles on the...

Camels await the tourists on Lanzarote and Fuerteventura

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Sunny islands

Brings together walks and routes from a range of islands and countries, where walking throughout the winter months is a pleasure – from Cyprus, the Greek islands, southern Italy, Mallorca and the Balearics, Malta, Madeira and the Canary Islands.

The Täsch Hut, Valais, Switzerland

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Switzerland

Switzerland contains some of Europe’s finest walking and trekking among the most dramatic and challenging of all the Alpine ranges. The Bernese Oberland, Eiger, Jungfrau, Matterhorn and Zermatt are justly famous, but away from the crowds lie...

Rosetta Panel at Game Pass Shelter, Drakensberg

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International

Some of the best walking, trekking, mountaineering and cycling destinations of the world outside of Europe. African books include Kilimanjaro and a number of guides to Morocco, as well as the Drakensberg in South Africa. North American trails...

Zulu craft worker

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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...

NE ridge of Azurki, looking west towards Aroudan (3359m)

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Morocco

Morocco’s mountainous scenery provides year-round adventurous walking and climbing. There are walks, treks, climbs and scrambles in the High Atlas, including to the summit of Toubkal, multi-day circuit routes in the Mgoun Massif, the Sahro range...

Policeman’s Helmet, Royal Natal National Park, Drakensberg

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South Africa

In the north eastern side of South Africa lies a 620-mile range of mountains, the Drakensberg. The scenery is probably the most spectacular in South Africa, a mixture of rugged peaks, scarps, pinnacles, forest, waterfalls and rivers. The variety of...

Mawenzi

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Tanzania

Tanzania is the home of Kilimanjaro, (5895m) the highest mountain in Africa, and one of the 'Seven Summits'. This dormant volcano has three volcanic cones, ‘Kibo’, ‘Mawenzi’ and ‘Shira’, and rises approximately 4,900 metres from its base...

Looking towards the Stok Range from Tukcha, Leh

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Asia

From Japan to Jordan, Asia offers a vast range of trekking opportunities. The turbulent history and geology of Central Asia provides a backdrop of vast mountain landscapes and unclimbed peaks through which the adventurous trekker and mountaineer can...

Punakha Dzong, Bhutan

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Bhutan

The Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan is crossed with clear trails, including the Jhomolhari, Druk Path and Dagala treks. The routes are mostly in western and central Bhutan, and full information on preparation, health issues, permits and local culture is...

Views of Mangang valley, Tibet

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China (Tibet)

The Mount Kailash trek has been a pilgrimage site for more than a thousand years, and leads around the peak in 3-4 days, while the lost kingdom of Guge is still almost unknown in the west.

Shikara (gondola) on Dal Lake in Srinagar

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India

Ladakh is a remote environment where trekking is extremely challenging, an ideal destination for adventurous and experienced trekkers. Covering Ladakh, Zanskar and the Markha Valley of north India, as well as outlines of routes in the Nanda Devi...

Mt Fuji, Japan

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Japan

Japan is possibly one of the world’s most fascinating destinations, modern, yet culturally unique. The Japanese adore walking and the outdoors, and the Japan Alps and Mount Fuji will inspire you too, while ancient pilgrim trails visit many of...

Abu Khashaba canyon, Wadi Rum, Jordan

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Jordan

At the crossroads of Asia, Africa and Europe, discover the walks, climbs and caves of Jordan and Wadi Rum, and marvel at the wonders of Petra and the Dead Sea.

Chortens at Upper Pangboche, Everest

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Nepal

Enjoy the vastness and scale of the greatest Himalayan peaks, and the warmth of the Nepalese people as you trek the great routes of Nepal. In the Everest region, treks include Thame, Gokyo, Thangboche, Lobuche, Kala Pattar and Everest Base Camp,...

The Diamir Face above Nangar Parbat Base Camp

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Pakistan

Trekking in the Himalaya is a great experience, and some of the best treks in Pakistan are outlined in the book of the same name; to the Base camp of K2 and Concordia, to Snow Lake between Askole and Hispar and various treks in the vicinity of Nanga...

Langar Valley, Tajikistan

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Tajikistan

Trekking the Northern ranges, Pamirs and Afghanistan's Wakhan Corridor will take you through some of the most stunning mountain scenery on the planet. Challenging trekking and terrain, with huge cultural interest.

The Baga La, at about 5090m

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Himalaya

The Himalayas offer the ultimate mountain trekking experience. The colossal mountains soaring into the stratosphere contrast with the desolate Tibetan plateau and the lush Nepalese valleys, stretching south towards India. Trekking in the Himalaya is...

The Bryce Canyon

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North America: USA and Canada

Take on one of the world’s great walks, including the Grand Canyon, the long-distance John Muir Trail and the Pacific Crest Trail, running the length of the USA. Through-hike the trails, or take your time to savour the experience over several...

Machu Picchu, Peru

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South America: Argentina, Chile and Peru

Highlights of South America must include the Inca trails of Peru and Machu Picchu, the Torres del Paine and Los Glaciares National Parks. There are long-distance treks running through them, as well as day-long walking routes, while Aconcagua is a...

James Benson

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James Benson

James Benson has never written a book, but has sold a few. He has worked for Cicerone as their freelance sales agent since 2013 - work that he enjoys enormously and which has taken him from Cornwall to Caithness by way of Stoke, Peterborough and Southampton.

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Richard Barrett

Richard Barrett spent his working life as a professional marketer, but still found time for climbing, winter mountaineering and sea kayaking. He first visited the Harris hills as a teenager and became a regular visitor. He lived in North Harris for a number of years, where he and his wife ran a guest house and, although now a city-dweller, he still makes frequent forays to the Hebrides, reconnecting with the wilderness and catching up with old friends.

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Declan Lyons

Declan Lyons has a lifelong passion for cycling and touring. He was bitten by the bug when, as a teenager in the 1960s, he explored the wilds of Connemara on a rusty three-speed Rudge bicycle. Since then he has toured extensively in Ireland and further afield, including regular trips from the Channel to the Mediterranean. Declan is an advocate of cycle touring – taking time on his cycles and relishing the nature, history and daily life all around. He has toured the region between the Atlantic and the Mediterranean extensively.

James Cox

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James Cox

James Cox is a full-time IT Consultant in the field of document management. As both a father and grand-father, he has substantial family commitments. But it's not all work and no play: he's a weekend warrior who heads out on his bike, on foot or by snowboard into the mountains.

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Robert Loudon

Robert Loudon and Jean Blackwood trekked across Switzerland on the Alpine Pass Route (also known as Via Alpina 1). Whilst there they bumped into Jonathan and Lesley Williams who persuaded them to share some of their wonderful photographs on Cicerone Extra.

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Paddy Dillon

Paddy Dillon is a prolific walker and guidebook writer, with over 90 guidebooks to his name and contributions to 40 other titles. He has written extensively for several outdoor publications and has appeared on radio and television. Paddy is an indefatigable long-distance walker who has walked all of Britain's National Trails and several major European trails. He has also walked in Nepal, Tibet, Korea, Africa and the Rocky Mountains of Canada and the US. Paddy is a member of the Outdoor Writers and Photographers Guild.

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Gillian Price

Gillian Price has trekked throughout Asia and the Himalayas, but now lives in Venice and is exploring the mountains and flatter bits of Italy. Starting in the Italian Dolomites, Gillian has written outstanding Cicerone guides to walking all over Italy as well as Corsica and Corfu. An adamant promoter of public transport to minimise environmental impact, Gillian belongs to Mountain Wilderness and is an active member of the Venice branch of CAI, the Italian Alpine Club.

Wells

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Mike Wells

Mike Wells is an author of both walking and cycling guides. He has been walking long-distance footpaths for 25 years, after a holiday in New Zealand gave him the long-distance walking bug. Mike has also been a keen cyclist for over 20 years. After completing various UK Sustrans routes, such as Lon Las Cymru in Wales and the C2C route across northern England, he then moved on to cycling long-distance routes in continental Europe and beyond. These include cycling both the Camino and Ruta de la Plata to Santiago de la Compostela, a traverse of Cuba from end to end, a circumnavigation of Iceland and a trip across Lapland to the North Cape. He has written a series of cycling guides for Cicerone following the great rivers of Europe.

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Lesley Williams

Lesley is the Marketing Director and co-owner of Cicerone, and has a Diploma in Marketing. A geographer at heart and in practice, she is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society.

Kucharski Radek

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Radek Kucharski

Radek Kucharski was born in Poland. After graduating in Geography he worked for a small GIS company for over 12 years, which he would periodically leave every few years for months-long trekking trips to Asia. He trekked in Nepal, Iran, Pakistan and India, getting to know the landscapes, the people, their cultures and himself. After his first visit in 2004, Ladakh instantly became his favourite destination, and he made a promise to himself to return with the task of collecting data for a guidebook. A few years later he began this work.
Since that first visit to the Ladakh Range he has also changed profession. Now working as a tourist guide, which he has been doing since 2010, Radek lives in Warsaw and guides groups to India, Nepal and Scandinavia for one of Poland's leading adventure travel agencies.

Kingsley Jones

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Kingsley Jones

Kingsley's love of the mountains started as a 5 year old. It wasn't a big surprise that he studied geography and glaciology at university. He's climbed the north faces of the Eiger, Matterhorn and Grandes Jorasses in the Alps, and led expeditions to mountains all over the world. Through mountaineering he developed a passion for a minimalist approach in the mountains, and soon discovered trail running as an ultimate form of fast and light travel. He runs a mountain running and guiding company (www.icicle.co.uk), and so divides his time between the Alps and the Lake District each year.

Besley

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Paul Besley

Paul Besley has spent a lifetime walking through the dales and villages of the White Peak. His interest is in the human interaction with landscape. His love of the ancient – whether it is a Neolithic burial chamber, a Norman church or the medieval ridge and furrow landscape – has provided him with thousands of hours of enjoyment. His desire to pass on his experiences has always informed his writing.

He is a regular contributor to magazines. His writing has taken him across Britain and across the world, working on varied subject matter. He is a team member of Mountain Rescue and a dog handler in Mountain Rescue Search Dogs England with his Border collie. He lives in Sheffield with his wife, metalsmith Alison Counsell, and their three dogs Olly, Monty and search dog Scout.

Houghton

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Rob Houghton

Rob Houghton has been an outdoor instructor, leader and educator for more years than he cares to remember and he has led educational expeditions on five continents. For as long as he can remember, Rob has always been a cyclist and his first bike was a Raleigh Striker back when they had fake suspension forks on the front. He only took up mountain biking ten years ago after a friend first took him around a trail centre in Wales. He was hooked.

Christine Gordon

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Christine Gordon

Christine Gordon is a keen hillwalker and has, with a few exceptions, climbed all the hills in Scotland, England and Wales. She is now making her way round the Irish hills and has done all the Munros, Munro tops, Furths and Corbetts.

Robin Pritchard

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Robin Pritchard

​​Robin Pritchard is a freelance graphic designer who has worked on many publications for Cicerone Press since 2008. Robin is also a keen photographer, which makes a perfect compliment to his travel interests.

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Ronald Turnbull

Ronald Turnbull writes regularly for TGO, Lakeland Walker, Trail and Cumbria magazines. His previous books include Across Scotland on Foot, Long Days in Lakeland and Welsh 3000ft Challenges. He has written many other Cicerone guides, including Walking in the Lowther Hills, The Book of the Bivvy and Not the West Highland Way.

Jonathan Cook

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Jonathan Cook

​Jonathan Cook is a writer and adventurer who began his love affair with the Great Outdoors as a boy walking in the footsteps of Wainwright in the English Lake District. Since then he has hiked and climbed extensively in Europe, Nepal, Mongolia and North America but his passion for the Lake District remains strong. His work and features have been published extensively in both Adventure Travel and Trail Magazines.

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Jonathan Arlan

Jonathan Arlan is a writer, author, editor and enthusiastic wanderer. His writing has been published by Perceptive Travel, The Millions, Adventure.com, Tablet Magazine, and elsewhere on the web and in print and his book Mountain Lines: A Journey through the French Alps was a New York Times summer reading recommendation. While his travels have taken him on foot through the Alps, overland from Portugal to Japan, and many places in between, he lives in his hometown of Kansas City.