Kev Reynolds obituary

My friend Kev Reynolds, who has died aged 78, wrote dozens of walking and trekking guides that covered all sorts of terrains and geographies, from the South Downs to the foothills of Everest.

His first book was Walks and Climbs in the Pyrenees, published in 1978 and now in its seventh edition. Many others followed, providing information on trails and routes in the Swiss Alps, the Bernese Oberland, the Valais region and many other areas. He also wrote guides to walking routes in Britain, including the North Downs Way and the Cotswold Way, and was author of the fifth edition of the popular book Trekking the Tour of Month Blanc (2020).

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