September 2016 Issue


Mountain running in Romania

Mountain running in Romania's Făgăraş

The Făgăraş mountains of Romania's Carpathian mountains might be one of Europe's best kept secrets. Here you will find hundreds of kilometres of easy to moderate ridge walking and scrambling and a network of excellent mountain huts, known as cabannas.

High Cup on the Pennine Way

The Pennine Way's 30-year fight for access to England's northern hills

To celebrate the launch of The Pennine Way - the Path, the People, the Journey, We have an exciting series of extracts from Andrew McCloys fascinating book about the Pennine Way. In this article, he charts how the path originally came into being.

On the summit of Ben Macdui

Autumn in the Cairngorms

A backpacking trip to the Cairngorms to sleep under the famous Shelter stone is a great thing to do in the autumn months. Dan Aspel teams up with another Cicerone author to see what it's like to sleep under a massive rock.

The Lawley in Shropshire

Top 10 Hillwalks in Shropshire

Guidebook author John Gillham picks his ten favourite hillwalking spots in Shropshire, a country that may surprise you with its fantastic upland walking.

Ridge Walk From Matsouki To Aghia Paraskevi

Walking the length of Greece: northern border to southern shore

The story of an intrepid couple's journey down the length of mainland Greece, discovering the country's beautiful mountains, rivers and lakes.

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UTMB 2016 - A 170km run around Mont Blanc

Cicerone's Joe Williams recently competed the Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc - A 170km (105 miles) mountain race with 10,000m of ascent around Month Blanc. Here he tells his personal story of this epic event.