April 2016 Issue

Cycling Danube

Cycling the Danube: Budapest to the Black Sea Part 2

Cycling the River Danube from Budapest to the Black Sea. We travel from Vukovar on the Croatia/Serbia border to Drobeta-Turnu Severin in Romania, in the second of a three part series to the wilder parts of the Danube.

Karwendel Mountains

The Karwendel Mountains of Austria

Walking routes in the Karwendel mountains of Austria. Close to Munich and Innsbruck, this is a surprisingly wild area of the Alps.

Clogwyn y Person Arete Snowdonia

Scrambling in Snowdonia: the Clogwyn y Person Arête

The Clogwyn y Person Arête is a scrambling route in Snowdonia, North Wales. The gear and techniques required for this grade three route are described by Dan Aspel.

Vallee du Trail

Trail Running in Chamonix – the ‘Vallee du Trail’

Inspiring article on trail running in Chamonix and the Mont Blanc region in the Alps. Kingsley Jones describes the best routes and the pleasures of running in the Alps.

Mountain biking in Cappadocia

Hiking and mountain biking in Cappadocia, Turkey

Hiking and mountain biking in the stunning Cappadocia area of central Turkey. Cicerone's Sarah discovers rock cut churches, underground cities, pigeon houses and ‘fairy chimneys’.

Spring in the Lake District

Spring in the Lake District

Photography essay of the English Lake District in spring. Beautiful images of England's highest mountains at the change of the seasons.