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Meindl Haus 1918

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A Spotlight On: Meindl footwear

25 Apr 2018

There’s plenty of equipment that walkers and trekkers can use. But one of the true essentials is a good pair of walking boots. Lars and Lukas Meindl talk about how they make walking boots and what Meindl means to them.

Day 3 It Got Better And Better

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Four days on the Grand Apennines Trek, or Grande Escursione Appenninica (GEA)

3 Mar 2018 · Barbara O'Loan

Barbara and her husband completed four stages of the Grand Apennines Trek, or Grande Escursione Appenninica (GEA) using Gillian Price's guidebook. She sent in these photos and says 'the paths were very well marked and Gillian's descriptions were accurate and kept us right!'

063 From Left To Right Rifugio Lagazuoi Croda Da Lago Monte Pelmo Averau Monte Civetta Col Di Lana

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21 awe-inspiring photographs to make you want to visit the Dolomites

3 Feb 2018 · James Rushforth

James Rushforth, Dolomites expert and author of two Cicerone guidebooks to the area, chooses 21 photos that will make you want to add the Dolomites to your wishlist. The Dolomites are the perfect adventure playground - with walks, treks, climbs and via ferratas for all levels. These pictures may go some way in explaining why Cicerone has six guidebooks just to this area.

How Do We Make A Guidebook

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How do we make a guidebook?

6 Dec 2017

One of the things we get asked a lot is "How do you make a guidebook" so we made a little video to briefly explain the process. We hope you enjoy it!

Errant keepers. Men and wolves in comparison

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Errant keepers. Men and wolves in comparison

11 Nov 2017 · Matteo Luciani

In the rugged mountainous Apennines of central Italy on the border between the regions of Lazio and Abruzzo, wolves are a part of life, as are shepherds and their guard dogs who protect the flocks. Matteo Luciani is a young scholar from Rome who spent the summer over three years with the shepherds there. He describes the experience with beautiful photos and evocative words (in both English and...

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Winter trail running in Chamonix

1 Nov 2017 · Kingsley Jones

Kingsley is still trail running in Chamonix - despite the snow. Here's a video of some of the amazing trail running you can enjoy in Chamonix.

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More winter trail running in Chamonix

1 Nov 2017 · Kingsley Jones

Kingsley has been enjoying some winter trail running in deep fresh powder! The footage was shot in the trails above Vallorcine and Coupeau, in the Chamonix valley.

Day 26 The Quiet Village Of Aguero With Its Neighbouring Rock Formations

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Photogallery: Trekking Spain's GR1

13 Oct 2017

During April and May 2017 Rose Muylaert walked a large section of the GR1, or Sendero Historico, in Spain. She shares these photos from the stretch between L'Escala and the Basque country, saying that "it was a splendid but secluded walk, but I like secluded walks."

The new Europaweg bridge

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New Europaweg bridge - A Bridge too far?

2 Aug 2017 · Kev Reynolds

Kev Reynolds shares the news from the Alps that the world's longest pedestrian suspension bridge has just opened on the Europaweg.

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Where is the Drakensberg - VIDEO

26 Apr 2017

Somewhere is a land of spectacular natural beauty; a mountain range of huge peaks and crystal-clear streams. But almost nobody has heard of the Drakensberg.

Top Tips for Mountain Biking in Slovenia

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Top Tips for Mountain Biking in Slovenia

18 Apr 2017 · Rob Houghton

Rob Houghton has put together a brilliant Cicerone Extra article with some Top Tips for Mountain Biking in Slovenia. Here is an overview video.

Autumn In The  Lake  District

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Autumn in the Lake District

2 Oct 2016 · Andrew Clayborough

Beautiful autumnal photos of the Lake District, including Grasmere, Windemere and Buttermere, among other areas, courtesy of fantastic photographer and friend of Cicerone, Andrew Clayborough.

Jonathan takes a birthday trip in a microlight

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Jonathan takes a birthday trip in a microlight

19 Aug 2016

If you ever get offered a trip in a microlight, it’s a “must do”….. Jonathan swaps his publishing hat for a flying helmet as he enjoys a birthday surprise flight in a microlight.

Summer in the Lake District

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Summer in the Lake District

4 Aug 2016 · Andrew Clayborough

Camera in hand, Andrew Clayborough ventured out to Mellbreak in the western Lakes to soak up some sweet summer scenery. Here he takes a walk up Mellbreak above Buttermere.

Eight epic mountain biking viewpoints

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Eight epic mountain biking viewpoints

15 Jul 2016 · Sean Benz

Mountain biking is a great activity for getting to see loads of incredible places quickly. Here are eight epic viewpoints from Mountain Biking in West and North West Scotland. If you haven't got a biking trip planned then we apologise now. #Sorrynotsorry

Everest And  Ama  Dablam

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Towards Everest: The Sunrises and Sunsets of Solukhumbu

11 Jul 2016 · Radek Kucharski

The Solukhumbu of the Nepalese Himalaya is one of captivating beauty for the trekker. Experienced guide and guidebook author Radek Kucharski takes us through some of his favourite places and viewpoints along the trek to Everest.

Secrets of Mallorca's Trails

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Secrets of Mallorca's Trails

21 Mar 2016 · Paddy Dillon

Paddy Dillon has been uncovering the secrets of trekking in Mallorca and sent these photos of the long-distance GR221 to make us jealous.

Lake District in Winter

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Winter in the Lake District

11 Mar 2016 · Andrew Clayborough

Walking in the Lake District in fresh snow, camera in hand, soaking up the magical views of Langdale. Thursday January the 14th 2016 was anything but an ordinary office day for Andrew Clayborough.

What did Wales ever do for us?

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What did Wales ever do for us?

1 Mar 2016

Wales. What an odd little country with so many quirks like daffodils, sheep and St David. Here we ask ourselves "What did Wales ever do for us?"

Birds and buds in Andalucía

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Birds and buds in Andalucía

5 Feb 2016

Andalucía is a beautiful place to walk and offers some of the best year-round walking in Europe. Cheap and easy to get to, from the UK at least, and boasting dramatic peaks of up to 3500m, Andalucía should be on your radar if you are looking for somewhere to escape the grotty winter weather and grey peaks close to home.

Top Winter Walking Destinations

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Top Winter Walking Destinations

13 Nov 2015

Looking for the best places to go winter walking? Here are some of our recommended destinations - let us know in the comments if there's any we've missed.