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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.


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The Tolkienesque Álftavatn Valley resembles a scene from Middle Earth  © Purple Peak Adventures

Trekking Iceland's Laugavegur Trail

The otherworldly volcanic landscapes of southern Iceland are home to the Laugavegur Trail, one of the world's classic trekking routes. Sharron Schwartz & Martin Critchley have written us a comprehensive guide

You forget how airy it feels in places...  © Dan Bailey
You forget how airy it feels in places...  © Dan Bailey

Classic Scramble - Striding Edge

Striding Edge minus snow - too easy to bother with? Dan Bailey revisits an old favourite, and is forced to think again.

Venus? No, the Cairn Gorm weather station  © Dan Bailey
Venus? No, the Cairn Gorm weather station  © Dan Bailey

Scotland's 10 Easiest Munro Days?

You'll find all kinds of terrain on Scotland's 3000-footers, from thrilling scrambles to gentle strolls. There may be more glamour in the tough ones, but here's a chance to enjoy some of the more achievable ticks on the list.

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Great holds and excellent friction give Bastow Buttress the feel of Tryfan's more famous rock climbs  © Rachel Crolla & Carl McKeating
Great holds and excellent friction give Bastow Buttress the feel of Tryfan's more famous rock climbs  © Rachel Crolla & Carl McKeating

Snowdonia's Top 10 Scrambles - Probably

Snowdonia is packed with stunning scrambling. Here are the top ten routes as chosen by Carl McKeating and Rachel Crolla, co-authors of the new edition of Steve Ashton's classic guide Scrambles in Snowdonia.

Bolivia montage  © Derek Queenan
Bolivia montage  © Derek Queenan

Cordillera Real, Bolivian Andes: High Altitude for Beginners

Bolivia's Cordillera Real are ideal for those less experienced at high altitude. Big but amenable, exotic yet accessible, the range is a good place to climb on a budget, and boasts high quality easy routes on spectacular...

Pinnacle Ridge montage  © Jessie Leong
Pinnacle Ridge montage  © Jessie Leong

Classic Scramble - Pinnacle Ridge

The greatest ridge scramble in the Lake District proves the perfect mountain escape for Jessie Leong

Grade I montage  © indigo
Grade I montage  © indigo

Grade I Winter: 12 Must-Do Routes

You don't have to be a beginner to enjoy a classic grade I. From easy snow gullies in grand settings to famously airy ridges, these are some of the greatest days out in the winter hills.

Topping out on Pavey Ark, February  © cat22
Topping out on Pavey Ark, February  © cat22

Mini Guide: Langdale

Watched by bemused onlookers, an ill-equipped party set off down the PYG track  © David Dear
Watched by bemused onlookers, an ill-equipped party set off down the PYG track  © David Dear

Accident Black Spots in the British Hills

Sgurr na Ciche and Ben Aden from the Luinne Bheinn - Meall Buidhe ridge  © Dan Bailey - UKHillwalking.com
Sgurr na Ciche and Ben Aden from the Luinne Bheinn - Meall Buidhe ridge  © Dan Bailey - UKHillwalking.com

How to Walk the Cape Wrath Trail

grade 1 scrambles montage  © Lynn Robinson www.speyvalleyphotography.com
grade 1 scrambles montage  © Lynn Robinson www.speyvalleyphotography.com

Britain's Best Grade 1 Scrambles

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