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Bagging International Prominence - hill bagging taken to extremes

Do Munros and Marilyns seem parochial? Some of the UK's more ambitious hill baggers have cross-border horizons: their objective, peaks of relative prominence throughout Europe, or even across the globe. Denise McLellan explains the attraction and challenge of international prominence-based summit bagging.    

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The Big Routes Glen Lyon Watershed

At 121km, the round of the Glen Lyon hills takes in 17 Munros and 8 Corbetts, besides a lot of rough pathless walking far from the crowds. This huge skyline romp around Scotland's longest glen has the makings of a really rewarding backpacking circuit, says John Fleetwood.

Backpacking Six Days on the Cumbria Packraft Ultra

Two friends recently completed what they believe to be the first unsupported journey to link - and paddle - all 11 of the Lake District's main lakes. Using packrafts, and bivvying en route, the pair (plus collie Bud) covered 160km on foot and 80km by boat...

The Big Routes Carn an Fhidhleir and An Sgarsoch

What these rolling Munros lack in scenic impact they make up for in remoteness and spacious scale. Dan Bailey enjoys the silence on a bike-and-bivvy trip in the lonely hills of the West Mounth.  

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Scrambling Cuillin Traverse: Taking the Easier Route

Adrian Trendall, author of new Cicerone guide Skye's Cuillin Ridge Traverse, explains how to smooth the hardest edges off the ridge, making it a more realistic prospect for iffy weather or less able climbers. We're dreaming of the day COVID-19 is over and...

The Big Routes South Cluanie Ridge

Dan Bailey gets a spring mountain fix on an overnight trip along this classic multi-Munro ridge traverse.

Destination 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.

Destination The Mountains of Ireland - A Bumper Guide

Ireland has some of the best hillwalking on the planet, but few walkers over here seem to know it. Danny Sercombe and Stephen McAuliffe introduce the key mountain ranges of the Republic and the North.

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The Ridges of Norway's Jotunheim

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Classic Scramble - The Dubh Ridge

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