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On The Wrekin  © John Gillham

Walking the New Shropshire Way

The newly revitalised Shropshire Way makes a 180-mile loop through the unsung hills of this quietly stunning border county. John Gillham, author of a new Cicerone guide, describes some of the highlights of the route.


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The northern Cuillin and the Red Cuillin from Bla Bheinn  © Dan Bailey - UKHillwalking.com

10 Great One-Munro Days

One attraction of Munros is the way they form convenient clusters that permit long days ticking off peak after peak. But there's a lot to be said for the outliers too, the individuals standing alone. Let's hear it for the singletons.

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

One Minute Mountain: Langdale Pikes

With that classic toothy profile, the Langdale Pikes have kept painters and postcard shops busy for centuries. This cluster of rocky peaks has to be one of the most attention-grabbing small mountains in Britain.

The Carn Mor Dearg Arete and the North Face of Ben Nevis - as Alpine as Scotland gets  © James Roddie
The Carn Mor Dearg Arete and the North Face of Ben Nevis - as Alpine as Scotland gets  © James Roddie

Classic Winter - Ben Nevis via the CMD Arete

Whether it's your first winter Grade I, or you're an accomplished winter warrior, this spectacular ridge is without question one of the greatest mountain routes of the UK, says James Roddie.

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TMB montage  © Dave Forey
TMB montage  © Dave Forey

How to Walk the Tour du Mont Blanc

Making a complete circuit of the Mont Blanc massif, the Tour du Mont Blanc is one of Europe's greatest long distance treks. It is accessible to walkers of average abilities, reckons Chamonix local Will Harris: Here's everything you need to know...

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

Ten Best Bothies for Beginners

Fancy your first bothy night, but unsure which to pick? Here Geoff Allan, author of The Scottish Bothy Bible, offers a selection of the most beginner-friendly bothies.

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

10 Great Walks in and Around the Mournes

Guidebook author Adrian Hendroff describes ten of his favourite walks in the Mourne and Cooley Mountains, a spectacular corner of Northern Ireland that's too often overlooked.

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.

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

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

Mini Guide: Langdale

Scrambling aficionado Stephen Goodwin high above Langstrath on the fantastic Cam Crag   © Dan Bailey
Scrambling aficionado Stephen Goodwin high above Langstrath on the fantastic Cam Crag   © Dan Bailey

Britain's Best Grade 2 Scrambles

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

Classic Scramble - Pinnacle Ridge

One Minute Mountain: Tryfan

The Ridges of Norway's Jotunheim

The Big Routes: South Cluanie Ridge

Trail and Fell Running in the Lake District