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28 Aug 2015

thumb Grade 1 is the ideal hillwalkers' scrambling level, exciting enough to keep you on your toes yet never too hard. Among routes of... Read more

21 Aug 2015

thumb The Cape Wrath Trail is the wildest and toughest long-distance hike in the UK. It's also arguably the best. Alex Roddie walked it... Read more

17 Aug 2015

thumb Quick intros to Britain's favourite hills: this week High Street, gentle giant of the Lake District's far eastern fells. The... Read more

13 Aug 2015

thumb Adrian Hendroff, author of three new walking guides to southwest Ireland, details some of the best routes in this fantastic area,... Read more

6 Aug 2015

thumb On a car journey to the hills your anticipation should grow with the landscape. You might have started in suburbia, but when... Read more

Jul 2015

thumb The Pyrenees offer an unbeatable diversity of mountain landscape and wildlife. Running from the Atlantic to the Med, the GR10 is... Read more

Jul 2015

thumb Bolivia's Cordillera Real are ideal for those less experienced at high altitude. Big but amenable, exotic yet accessible, the... Read more

Jul 2015

thumb Located in northern Italy and with a unique mix of Italian and Austrian culture, the Dolomites has the highest concentration of... Read more

Jul 2015

thumb With roughly 31,000km of coastline the UK boasts some of the best seaside walking in the world. From epic sands to clifftop... Read more

Jun 2015

thumb Rainy days may be inevitable in the UK hills, but if bad weather is keeping you off the summits then do something less miserable... Read more

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Jul 2015

thumb Located in northern Italy and with a unique mix of Italian and Austrian culture, the Dolomites has the highest concentration of... Read more

Jun 2015

thumb There's no more idyllic place for wild swimming, wild camping and family picnics than a tarn. Whether you go the full monty or... Read more

Jul 2015

thumb Bolivia's Cordillera Real are ideal for those less experienced at high altitude. Big but amenable, exotic yet accessible, the... Read more

6 Aug 2015

thumb On a car journey to the hills your anticipation should grow with the landscape. You might have started in suburbia, but when... Read more

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Oct 2013

thumb In this Mont Blanc destination article, Chamonix resident and UKC Gear Reviewer Charlie Boscoe takes us through the two easiest... Read more

Sep 2011

thumb Jon Jones is an instructor at Glenmore Lodge, Scotland. He holds the Mountain Instructor Certificate and is an extremely... Read more

Nov 2009

thumb Situated in Lochaber, Scotland at the west end of the Grampian mountains and close to the town of Fort William, Ben Nevis is the... Read more

Nov 2011

thumb Are you an aspiring mountaineer? Nothing beats a good ridge. From harder walks to low grade climbs, Dan Bailey runs through... Read more

Feb 2005

thumb When most people think of the Costa Blanca they think of sun, cheap flights and bolt routes in the winter. Adrian Bates, who has... Read more

Oct 2009

thumb With the leaves turning and the nights drawing in, not to mention the rain... climbers begin to think towards the coming winter... Read more

Jul 2007

thumb "The climbing is easy but the snow is as crappy as ever, one minute icy, the next a collapsing mush. We’re pooped…especially... Read more

Jun 2012

thumb A traverse of the Cuillin Ridge on Skye is a classic expedition that many people aspire to. What many people underestimate is... Read more

Jul 2009

thumb The spectacular pinnacle of Napes Needle is Lakeland rock’s ultimate must-do. Arguably the most iconic symbol in the history of... Read more