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

Mini Guide: Langdale

Langdale may be just one among many characterful Lakeland valleys, but few can match its famous Pikes, its easy access from Ambleside, or its wealth of classic walks, scrambles and climbs. Dan Aspel has the lowdown on this high ground.

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

Mountain mishaps can of course happen anywhere, but over the years certain locations have become notorious for accidents. With help from local Mountain Rescue Teams we detail some of the key spots here.

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

Britain's Best Grade 1 Scrambles

Grade 1 is the ideal hillwalkers' scrambling level, exciting enough to keep you on your toes yet never too hard. Among routes of this grade you'll find some of the greatest hands-on hill walks in the country. Here are our top ten.

10 best beginners\' bothies montage  © Geoff Allan
10 best beginners\' bothies montage  © Geoff Allan

Ten Best Bothies for Beginners

Bolivia montage  © Derek Queenan
Bolivia montage  © Derek Queenan

Cordillera Real, Bolivian Andes: High Altitude for Beginners

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

Ben Crom and other summits rising behind Ben Crom Reservoir, seen from slabs on the slopes of Slieve Binnian  © Adrian Hendroff
Ben Crom and other summits rising behind Ben Crom Reservoir, seen from slabs on the slopes of Slieve Binnian  © Adrian Hendroff

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