Cicerone Fastpacking

Multi-day running adventures: tips, stories and route ideas
Weighs 220g
Code: AW181393
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Guidebook to fastpacking - multi-day running trips carrying the bare essentials - in the UK, Europe and beyond. Includes 12 route ideas (all tried and tested), fastpacking stories from around the world (featuring Jez Bragg, Anna Frost and Jasmin Paris), and invaluable tips and tricks to help you prepare for your own running adventure.

Cicerone says:

Guidebook to fastpacking - multi-day running trips carrying the bare essentials - in the UK, Europe and beyond. Includes 12 route ideas (all tried and tested), fastpacking stories from around the world (featuring Jez Bragg, Anna Frost and Jasmin Paris), and invaluable tips and tricks to help you prepare for your own running adventure.

 

A summary of each route idea is provided, together with mapping and a gradient profile, as well as highlights, tips and 'tales from the trail'. Invaluable practical information is also included, covering everything you need to know to prepare and plan for a trip: training, accommodation options, safety, equipment, apparel, nutrition, hydration and more.

The route ideas and stories featured showcase an impressive range of fastpacking opportunities, both in the UK and abroad. From mountain hut hopping trips, bothy discovery tours and wild camping expeditions, the inspirational tales and selected trails are guaranteed to entice 'everyday' runners to try their hand at a multi-day journey, be it in the Brecon Beacons, Bhutan or beyond

 

For nearly 50 years Cicerone have been producing guidebooks on recognised treks, regions, areas and general tips for hikers.

We have used them countless times and they've always provided excellent insight and knowledge that you only get through experience, giving you the edge to make your trip a success and more enjoyable too.

If you're a gram counter you can easily remove sections of the book to take with you making your own ultra-lightweight guidebook with only the essential sections that you require.

- Reviewed by Ultralight Outdoor Gear

 

Centres

Fastpacking route ideas in England, Scotland, Wales, Europe and Nepal. Inspiring stories of multi-day running adventures in the UK, Europe, USA and Asia

Difficulty

Fastpacking is for all trail runners. Suggested routes range from easy to challenging, with distances and locations varying widely - from two day trips to two week trips, following routes such as the South Downs Way (high point: 270m) to Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc (high point: 2525m)
  
  

 

  • Edition: First
  • Number of pages: 200
  • Size: 17.2 x 11.6 x 1.2cm
  • Weighs 220g

Contents


Introduction
Welcome to the world of fastpacking
How fit do I need to be?
How do I train for fastpacking?
The different styles of fastpacking
Where to stay
Where should I go fastpacking?
Key considerations when choosing a route
Safety
How to get started
What to take
Clothing
Footwear
Food
Tips for staying happy and healthy
Inspiration: Stories from the world of multi-day running
A Pennine passage
Solo in the Sierras
Fishermen’s friends
To the lighthouse
Hut-to-hut on high, wild trails
Roman run
The fastpack journals
A great British adventure
In the Land of the Thunder Dragon
Following in the footsteps of spring
On the way
Seven go running
Routes: Twelve tried-and-tested fastpacking routes
United Kingdom
Route 1 Brecon Beacons
Route 2 Snowdonia
Route 3 South Downs Way
Route 4 Dartmoor
Route 5 Cumbria Way
Route 6 Wainwright’s Coast to Coast
Route 7 West Highland Way
Route 8 Knoydart
Europe
Route 9 Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc
Route 10 Dolomites Alta Via 1
Route 11 Alpine Pass Route
Asia
Route 12 Manaslu Mountain Trail Race

Appendix A Further information and reading
Appendix B Gear list

 

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