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Rob in his natural element  © Rob Greenwood

Christmas Books - Our Recommendations

From inspiring new rock guides and big name autobiographies, through glossy photography books to some fascinating writing compilations, readers this Christmas will be spoilt for choice. Here are our favourites.


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Rob Greenwood counteracting the benefits of Moffatt's Mastermind with Taylor's Port  © Penny Orr

Christmas Books - Our Recommendations

From biography and photography to guidebooks galore, lovers of mountain books have had plenty to celebrate over the last year. We've picked our favourites.

Lakeland running review montage  © Cicerone
Lakeland running review montage  © Cicerone

Trail & Fell Running in the Lake District Guidebook

Lakes-based fell runner John Fleetwood looks at the new Cicerone guide to running in the Lake District. There may not be much here for old hands, he says, but for novice runners or newcomers to the fells, it's got a lot to offer.

Dolomites ski tours & snow shoeing montage  © UKC Gear
Dolomites ski tours & snow shoeing montage  © UKC Gear

Ski Touring & Snowshoeing in the Dolomites by James Rushforth

Covering ground on both ski and snow shoes, this new Cicerone guide to one of the world's most spectacular mountain ranges is packed with classic snowy days for visitors of all abilities, reckons Mike Kann

Xmas 2016 reading list montage  © UKC Gear
Xmas 2016 reading list montage  © UKC Gear

Christmas Books - Our Recommendations

From impressive new guides to works of literature, 2016 has seen a bumper crop of great mountain reads. We've picked our...

mont blanc running montage  © Kingsley Jones
mont blanc running montage  © Kingsley Jones

Trail Running: Chamonix & the Mont Blanc Region

While Chamonix has traditionally been a base for mountaineering it now has world renowned trail running races...

Hinkes Montage 8000m Book  © Alan Hinkes
Hinkes Montage 8000m Book  © Alan Hinkes

8000m - Climbing the world's highest mountains

Jack Geldard reviews the new coffee table book '8000 Metres - Climbing the world's highest...

Canyoning In The Alps  © Cicerone
Canyoning In The Alps  © Cicerone

Canyoning In The Alps Cicerone Guide

A guidebook to the most celebrated canyoning descents in the alpine regions of northern Italy and Ticino (Switzerland), with...


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Outdoor Adventures with Children - Lake District  © Cicerone Press

Outdoor Adventures with Children - Lake District from Cicerone Press

Unplug and unwind with the kids on an adventure or three in the Lake District. Discover Squirrel Nutkin's island, go geocaching (the kids will explain), pedal, paddle, scramble, swim, wander and wonder. There's a world of magic to discover. 

Everest Base Camp trek for 2  © Cicerone
Everest Base Camp trek for 2  © Cicerone

Cicerone 50 Years of Adventure Competition

Cicerone is 50 in 2019 and, as part of our celebrations, we have a very special competition for you.

Crossing the Gunt River  © Cicerone
Crossing the Gunt River  © Cicerone

Trekking in Tajikistan by Cicerone Press

Step into another world, a land of soaring peaks and wild valleys, criss-crossed by a network of centuries-old trails linking remote villages and shepherd camps. This is Tajikistan, 'the Roof of the World', where the mighty Himalaya meet the...

Mountain Adventures Innsbruck thumb  © Cicerone
Mountain Adventures Innsbruck thumb  © Cicerone

Discover a range of adventures in Innsbruck with this new Cicerone guidebook

This guidebook presents 60 routes covering some of the best day walks,...

New Bible for Mountain Huts

For those who love wild places, there is nothing more magical than a night spent in the mountain hut, with spectacular views...

Walking the Hebridean Way Cover Shot  © Cicerone
Walking the Hebridean Way Cover Shot  © Cicerone

Walking the Hebridean Way, by Richard Barrett

There is something about the Western Isles that casts a spell over the heart, drawing visitors back time and...

8000m - Climbing the World's highest mountains by Alan Hinkes  © Cicerone Press
8000m - Climbing the World's highest mountains by Alan Hinkes  © Cicerone Press

8000m - Climbing the World's highest mountains by Alan Hinkes

Renowned mountaineer Alan Hinkes relates his experiences of climbing all 14 of the world's highest...


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A family outdoor adventure is much better than an afternoon playing Minecraft  © Rachel Crolla & Carl McKeating

Opinion Why You Should Get Out More With the Kids

Outdoors writer and primary school teacher Rachel Crolla, co-author of a new child-oriented guide to the Lake District, explains why having outdoor adventures with the children is more important than ever.

Yorkshire running thumb  © Peter Ellwood
Yorkshire running thumb  © Peter Ellwood

Destination Guide Trail and Fell Running in the Yorkshire Dales

In his new book Trail and Fell Running in the Yorkshire Dales, author Peter Ellwood describes forty of the best runs in this fantastic and underrated area. Here are some of the highlights.

Everest Base Camp trek for 2  © Cicerone
Everest Base Camp trek for 2  © Cicerone

Competition Cicerone 50 Years of Adventure Competition

Cicerone is 50 in 2019 and, as part of our celebrations, we have a very special competition for you. So good, in fact, that we've decided to tell UKH readers about it again! There are three prize bundles up for grabs, all with incredible...

Fastpacking can take you to remote and inaccessible places - Barrisdale Bay, Knoydart  © Chris Councell
Fastpacking can take you to remote and inaccessible places - Barrisdale Bay, Knoydart  © Chris Councell

Fastpacking - A Beginner's Guide

Whether you're a backpacker looking to up your pace, or a runner in search of bigger adventures, fastpacking could be for you, says Lily...

anti atlas thumb  © David Wood
anti atlas thumb  © David Wood

Walks and Scrambles in Morocco's Anti Atlas

Previously the playground of rock climbers and mountain bikers, the Anti-Atlas has much to offer walkers too. David Wood,...

Everest Base Camp trek for 2  © Cicerone
Everest Base Camp trek for 2  © Cicerone

Competition Cicerone 50 Years of Adventure Competition

Cicerone is 50 in 2019 and, as part of our celebrations, we have a very special competition for you. There are...

Trekking in Tajikistan montage  © Jan Bakker
Trekking in Tajikistan montage  © Jan Bakker

Photo Feature: Trekking in Tajikistan

Jan Bakker, co-author of the first English guide to Tajikistan, shares some photos of this spectacular country. Looks like we have a...

Crossing the Gunt River  © Cicerone
Crossing the Gunt River  © Cicerone

Competition WINNERS - Win 1 of 3 copies of Trekking in Tajikistan by Cicerone Press

Kev Reynolds montage  © Kev Reynolds collection
Kev Reynolds montage  © Kev Reynolds collection

My Mountains: Kev Reynolds

The Nordkette Chain stripped of snow  © Cicerone
The Nordkette Chain stripped of snow  © Cicerone

Competition WINNERS - Win 1 of 3 copies of Innsbruck Mountain Adventures

The Camino Portugués Cover  © Cicerone
The Camino Portugués Cover  © Cicerone

Competition Win a Camino Portugués Holiday + Cicerone Guidebook


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