Citrus-Lime Microsoft RMS and eCommerce RSS Aggregator This is the syndication feed for Citrus-Lime RSS feeds. Petzl NAO Headtorch Published : 23-July-2014
]]> <h2> Equipment - Headtorches&nbsp;- Petzl Nao</h2> <p> The NAO has been updated and is now brighter and even more power efficient. From a 355 Lumen maximum output of the old version, this 2014 model now gives an impressive 575 Lumen max. output, and a much longer burn time. &nbsp;The NAO&nbsp;uses reactive lighting technology to optimize battery usage and offer the best lighting options for different circumstances, meaning the light output will adapt depending on whether you are reading a map or trying to see far down the trail or across the fellside.&nbsp;</p> -->]]> ]]> 23/07/2014 00:00:00
Great Mountain Days in the Pennines Published : 21-July-2014
]]> <h2> Guidebooks - Cicerone - Great Mountain Days in the Pennines</h2> <p> By Terry Marsh</p> <p> An inspirational guidebook to 50 classic walks on the rolling Pennine landscape. The graded routes, between 6 and 13 miles in length, cover classic Pennine fells and moorland such as Whernside, Ilkley Moor and Pendle Hill; exploring the North and South Pennines, Yorkshire Dales, Howgills and Dark Peak. Many routes are also suited to fell running.</p> -->]]> ]]> 21/07/2014 00:00:00
Walking on the Isle of Arran Published : 21-July-2014
]]> <h2> Guidebooks - Cicerone - Walking in the Isle of Arran</h2> <p> By Paddy Dillon</p> <p> This handy, pocket-sized guidebook offers a selection of 45 walks. Many of them are interlinked and there are ample opportunities to create longer walks that traverse the length and breadth of the island. The walks range from easy low-level trails to more challenging, high mountain routes so they are suitable for a range of abilities.</p> -->]]> ]]> 21/07/2014 00:00:00
Walking in Italys Stelvio National Park Published : 21-July-2014
]]> <h2> Guidebooks - Cicerone - Walking in Italy&#39;s Stelvio National Park</h2> <p> By Gillian Price</p> <p> The 38 walks in this guidebook explore the renowned Stelvio National Park in the Italian Rhaetian Alps. This area borders the Dolomites to the east and Switzerland to the west, and offers a wide variety of summertime day walks on well-maintained and signposted paths, linking a network of picturesque villages and hospitable mountain refuges.</p> -->]]> ]]> 21/07/2014 00:00:00
Trekking in Austrias Hohe Tauern Published : 21-July-2014
]]> <h2> Guidebooks - Cicerone - Trekking in Austria&#39;s Hohe Tauern</h2> <p> By Allan Hartley</p> <p> Situated in the heartland of Austria and the Eastern Alps the Hohe Tauern National Park has international status as a World Heritage Site. Its stunning valleys are headed by scores of peaks that are home to some of the best huts in the Alps. This guidebook concentrates on three areas &ndash; the Reichen, Venediger and Gross Glockner Groups. In each section, descriptions are provided for various hut-to-hut tours along with excursions and recommended climbs.</p> <p> This guidebook describes five routes in the Reichen Group, the Venediger Group and the Gross Glockner, any of which would make an ideal introduction to the delights of Alpine trekking. There are 4 multi-day treks described and a 10-day traverse of the whole region from Mayrhofen, through the Reichen Group and across the Venediger to end with a climb on the Gross Glockner is outlined.<br /> &nbsp;</p> -->]]> ]]> 21/07/2014 00:00:00
Trekking in the Zillertal Alps Published : 21-July-2014
]]> <h2> Guidebooks - Cicerone - Trekking in the Zillertal Alps</h2> <p> By Allan Hartley</p> <p> Few areas can match the Zillertal, in the Austrian Tyrol, for a first Alpine season. Shapely peaks, good paths and some of the best huts in the Alps make it ideal for experienced trekkers and mountaineers alike.</p> <p> This guide describes two popular hut-to-hut routes, both of which can be accomplished in eight to ten days, with the option to add in day excursions from the huts to climb local peaks on both sides of the border, including the Zillertal&rsquo;s highest summit, the Hochfeiler.</p> <p> <br /> &nbsp;</p> -->]]> ]]> 21/07/2014 00:00:00
The Ceredigion and Snowdonia Coastal Path Published : 18-July-2014
]]> <h2> &nbsp;Guidebooks - Cicerone - Cereigion &amp; Snowdonia Coast Path</h2> <p> By John B Jones</p> <p> As part of the Wales Coast Path, the Ceredigion Coast Path and Snowdonia Coast Path trace a curve of 233km (145 miles) of coastal and inland walking down Cardigan Bay. This guidebook describes a 16-stage guide to the walk from Porthmadog to St Dogmaels covering the trail between the Llyn Peninsula and the Pembrokeshire Coast Path.</p> -->]]> ]]> 18/07/2014 00:00:00
The GR10 Trail Published : 17-July-2014
]]> <h2> Guidebooks - Cicerone - The GR10 Trail -&nbsp;Coast to Coast through the French Pyrenees</h2> <p> By Paul Lucia</p> <p> This classic long-distance walk across the Pyrenees from the Atlantic to the Mediterranean takes a lower route than the more arduous Pyrenean High Route. Nevertheless it passes through striking mountain country and gorge scenery. The easy ascent of the Pic du Midi d&#39;Ossau is described as an excursion. The route takes about 50 days to complete, but the author divides it into sections conveniently tackled in a fortnight&#39;s holiday, with details of accommodation and transport.</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> -->]]> ]]> 17/07/2014 00:00:00
The Pyrenees Published : 17-July-2014
]]> <h2> Guidebooks - Cicerone - The Pyrenees - World Mountain Series</h2> <p> By Kev Reynolds</p> <p> A resource book covering the finest walks, treks and climbs in the High Pyrenees for 400km between France and Spain, from the Cirque de Lescun, on the edge of the Basque country in the west, to the Carlit massif and the Cerdagne to the east of Andorra. It is the first in our World Mountain Ranges series.</p> -->]]> ]]> 17/07/2014 00:00:00
The High Atlas Published : 17-July-2014
]]> <h2> Guidebooks - Cicerone -&nbsp;The High Atlas - Treks and climbs on Morocco&#39;s biggest and best mountains</h2> <p> By Hamish Brown</p> <p> The High Atlas mountains of North Africa offer some of the finest trekking and climbing in the world, with hospitable guides, a good climate for much of the year and an almost untouched mountaineering potential. Once you&rsquo;ve experienced the contrasting landscapes, romantic cities and welcoming people of Morocco, it&rsquo;s easy to become hooked.</p> <p> This inspirational book is packed with anecdotes and insights about the best treks and climbs in the High Atlas mountains of Morocco, in North Africa, and drawn from the author&#39;s 50-year experience. Illustrated with dazzling photographs of the mountains and also the mountain people, the Berbers. 48 routes including Jbel Toubkal, Tazekka and Igdat.</p> -->]]> ]]> 17/07/2014 00:00:00
Walking in the Ardennes Published : 17-July-2014
]]> <h2> Guidebooks - Cicerone - Walking in the Ardennes</h2> <p> By Jeff Williams</p> <p> This guidebook covers 32 day walks between 2 and 24km and one 68km multi-stage route, the Sentier du Nord, in the Ardennes. The Ardennes region in southern Belgium overlaps into Luxembourg and France and features rolling hills, deep valleys, rivers and wide reaches of forest. Walks take in WW2 battlefields, medieval castles, towns and villages.</p> -->]]> ]]> 17/07/2014 00:00:00
Map and Compass Published : 17-July-2014
]]> <h2> Guidebooks - Cicerone - Map and Compass&nbsp;</h2> <p> By Peter Hawkins</p> <p> An instructive guidebook explaining map and compass techniques, to help readers enhance their outdoor experiences. Whether you are experienced in map-reading, or have never used a compass before, this guidebook will sharpen your skills and have you exploring new areas in no time. There are also tips for GPS and digital mapping technologies.</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> -->]]> ]]> 17/07/2014 00:00:00
Walking in La Gomera and El Hierro Published : 16-July-2014
]]> <h2> Guidebooks - Cicerone - Walking in La Gomera and El Hierro</h2> <p> By Paddy Dillon</p> <p> The perfect guidebook for exploring La Gomera and El Hierro that consists of 45 day walks and treks for all abilities from rugged mountain treks to coastal walks. This wide selection of walks cover long distance trails such as Camino de la Virgen, GR 131 in La Gomera and some of GR132 across the Canary Islands. Plenty of variety for all to enjoy.</p> <p> The two smallest of the Canary Islands are no less rugged than their volcanic neighbours, offering a wide variety of little-known walking terrain that includes steep-sided barrancos and dramatic cliffs as well as gentler slopes inland cloaked in laurasilva and pine forests.&nbsp;</p> -->]]> ]]> 16/07/2014 00:00:00
Walking on La Palma Published : 16-July-2014
]]> <h2> Guidebooks - Cicerone - Walking on La Palma</h2> <p> By Paddy Dillon</p> <p> The dramatic volcanic landscape of La Palma, reputed to be one of the steepest islands in the world, is little known outside the Canaries, but offers an ideal winter walking destination for walkers of most abilities.</p> <p> This guidebook explores the way-marked trail networks on the island of La Palma. Despite its small size, there are routes of all types &ndash; from easy strolls to hands-on scrambling, from simple day walks to long distance treks.It describes 45 routes in all consisting of both day walks and long distance trails including the GR130 and GR131<br /> &nbsp;</p> -->]]> ]]> 16/07/2014 00:00:00
Walking the GR7 in Andalucia Published : 16-July-2014
]]> <h2> Guidebooks - Cicerone - Walking the GR7 in Andalucia</h2> <p> By Michelle Lowe &amp; Kirstie Shirra</p> <p> A guidebook to walking both variants of the GR7 through Andalucia in southern Spain. This month-long trip takes in cool forests, arid plains, historic towns, castles and white Berber villages, so there is real variety to experience. Included are practical accommodation details to help plan your complete journey.</p> -->]]> ]]> 16/07/2014 00:00:00
Walks and Climbs in the Picos de Europa Published : 16-July-2014
]]> <h2> Guidebooks - Cicerone - Walks and Climbs in the Picos&nbsp;De Europa</h2> <p> By Robin Walker</p> <p> The guidebook has walks and climbs in the Picos de Europa, a limestone range to the north of the central section of the Cordillera Cantabrica, on the northern Atlantic shore of Spain, Europe. Routes divided into two main groups: valley-based and mountain, of all grades. With background information such as geology, flora, fauna and history.</p> <p> The Picos de Europa, Spain&rsquo;s premier National Park and a UNESCO Man and the Biosphere designated area, are unique among Europe&#39;s mountains: geologically, for being the largest single mass of mountain limestone in the continent; geographically, for being the only true maritime range Europe possesses; and sociologically, for retaining even to this day a large part of the culture that has for centuries been the basis of life in the towns and villages dotted around the area.</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> -->]]> ]]> 16/07/2014 00:00:00
Hiking and Biking in the Black Forest Published : 16-July-2014
]]> <p> Guidebooks - Cicerone - Hiking &amp; Biking in the Black Forest</p> <p> By&nbsp;Kat Morgenstern&nbsp;</p> <p> Hiking and Biking in the Black Forest describes day walks, multi-stage treks and 5 cycle routes covering the north, central and southern regions of Germany&#39;s Black Forest. Easy routes for families and multi-day journeys to explore the many forests, villages, castles and hills near Strasbourg, Baden-Baden, Freiburg and Basle.</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> -->]]> ]]> 16/07/2014 00:00:00
Walking in the Bavarian Alps Published : 16-July-2014
]]> <h2> Guidebooks - Cicerone - Walking in the Bavarian Alps</h2> <p> By&nbsp;Grant Bourne &amp; Sabine K&ouml;rner-Bourne&nbsp;</p> <p> Handy guidebook to valley and mountain walking in the spectacular Bavarian Alps, on the Austro-German border and easily accessible from Munich, Salzburg and Innsbruck airports. 85 routes described from half-day walks to 5-day hut-to-hut treks. Reasonable prices and free public transport make for an easy and affordable walking holiday.</p> -->]]> ]]> 16/07/2014 00:00:00
The Mountains of Montenegro Published : 16-July-2014
]]> <h2> Guidebooks - Cicerone - The Mountain of Montenegro -&nbsp;A Walker&#39;s and Trekker&#39;s Guide</h2> <p> By Rudolf Abraham</p> <p> This handy pocket-sized guidebook contains detailed route descriptions for 15 day and multi-day treks in the spectacular mountains of Montenegro. The routes range from single-day hikes to multi-day treks with the opportunity to link shorter days together to create longer itineraries. Most of the walks begin at 1000m and pass between 1600 and 2500m</p> -->]]> ]]> 16/07/2014 00:00:00
Walking in Croatia Published : 16-July-2014
]]> <h2> Guidebooks - Cicerone - Walking in Croatia</h2> <p> By Rudolf Abrham</p> <p> This handy guidebook contains detailed route descriptions for 19 day walks and 7 multi-day treks in Croatia&#39;s Dinaric Alps and the Croatian islands. The terrain varies from gently sloping hills to rugged tops and limestone crags. Each route is graded by difficulty which ranges from very easy to difficult so there is a route to suit every ability.</p> <p> From gently sloping forested hills to rugged tops and limestone crags that reach their most spectacular in the massifs known as the Dinaric Alps, Croatia&rsquo;s mountains offer a landscape of magnificent grandeur in which to roam. Visitors cannot fail to be in awe of the rugged mountains which rise up spectacularly beyond a narrow ribbon of coastal cities and rocky beaches. More significantly they provide a superb, and as yet remarkably unspoilt, arena for the mountain walker or alpinist.</p> -->]]> ]]> 16/07/2014 00:00:00
Walking in Slovenia: The Karavanke Published : 16-July-2014
]]> <h2> Guidebooks - Cicerone - Walking in Slovenia: The Karavanke</h2> <p> By&nbsp;Justi Carey &amp; Roy Clark&nbsp;</p> <p> The magnificent 120km-long Karavanke mountain range forms a natural border between Slovenia and Austria. It is one of the longest mountain ranges in Western Europe, yet it remains relatively unvisited and unknown among English-speaking hillwalkers. Visitors tend to rush to the much better known Julian Alps, leaving these gems of mountains untouched, so they are yet to experience the extent of the commercial development known by the Western Alps.</p> <p> This guidebook offers 23 walking routes across the 120km Karavanke mountain range, a natural border between Austria and Slovenia. The one and two-day routes cater for all abilities, from low-level walks to high summits. The approaches are mainly from the forested valleys of the Slovenian side, with bases in unspoilt towns and villages.</p> -->]]> ]]> 16/07/2014 00:00:00
Walking the Italian Lakes Published : 16-July-2014
]]> <h2> Guidebooks - Cicerone - Walking the Italian Lakes</h2> <p> By Gillian Price</p> <p> This handy guidebook contains detailed route descriptions for 48 day walks around the stunning Italian lakes of Maggiore, Como, Iseo and Garda. The walks range from easy, leisurely strolls for beginners to more strenuous routes up panoramic peaks. Each walk varies in length from 2 to 13 miles and offers varying terrain to suit all walkers.</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> -->]]> ]]> 16/07/2014 00:00:00
The High Mountains of Crete Published : 16-July-2014
]]> <h2> Guidebooks - Cicerone - The High Mountains of Crete</h2> <p> By Loraine Wilson</p> <p> This handy guidebook contains route descriptions for walking in Crete&#39;s high mountains. This guidebook is split into three sections, the Lefka Ori (White Mountains), Mount Ida and the Lassithi Mountains. Each walk is graded, ranging between 2 and 28km and covers a multitude of terrain from rugged mountain ridges to forested crags and remote beaches</p> -->]]> ]]> 16/07/2014 00:00:00
Walking in Malta Published : 16-July-2014
]]> <h2> Guidebooks - Cicerone - Walking in Malta</h2> <p> By Paddy Dillon</p> <p> This guidebook describes 33 day walks on Malta, as well as walking routes on the neighbouring islands of Gozo and Comino. Walks range from heritage trails to coastal walks and explorations inland.</p> <p> The Maltese Islands of Malta, Gozo and Comino bask in sunshine at the heart of the Mediterranean, between Sicily and Africa. History has ensured that the islands have been left with a colourful and complex history and heritage, from the Neolithic and the Medieval to the present day. Malta may be known as a popular tourist destination, but they also offer plenty of historic walks, stunningly beautiful and dramatic architecture, and a good amount of excellent scenery, especially around the cliffs and coastlines.</p> -->]]> ]]> 16/07/2014 00:00:00
Hiking and Biking Perus Inca Trail Published : 16-July-2014
]]> <h2> Guidebooks - Cicerone - Hiking &amp; Biking Peru&#39;s Inca Trails</h2> <p> By&nbsp;William Janecek</p> <p> A guidebook describing a range of half, full and multi-day mountain biking and hiking routes, including 7 different routes to Machu Picchu on quiet Inca roads and trails which reveal the spectacular scenery and archaeological richness of the Sacred Valley. Includes many previously unpublished routes and custom-drawn maps.</p> -->]]> ]]> 16/07/2014 00:00:00