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Huws montage  © Myrddyn Phillips

The Huws - 100 great Welsh hills under 2000ft

Biggest isn't always best, as the authors of a new list of the best smaller Welsh hills are keen to point out. Showcasing the variety and beauty of the country, these cherry picked mini-peaks sound like a project for the connoisseur. The list's contributors explain how they arrived at their top 100.  


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Steeple  © Lankyman

One Minute Mountain: Steeple

From some angles it's all drama; from others it's hardly there at all. Steeple is a fell with extremes of personality, says Alex Roddie, in our ongoing series of bite sized intros to Britain's favourite hills.

Magic moments on Stob Coire a ' Chairn  © Richard Haszko
Magic moments on Stob Coire a ' Chairn  © Richard Haszko

Magic Winter Moments in the Mamores

You never quite know what you're going to get on a mountain day, says Richard Haszko. Just occasionally, it's sheer perfection. We're all dreaming of days like these...

Bikepacking JMW montage  © Gavin Morton
Bikepacking JMW montage  © Gavin Morton

Bikepacking the John Muir Way and Perthshire's New Drovers Trail

Originally intended as a long distance walk from coast to coast, the John Muir Way is also ideal on two wheels, says bikepacking evangelist Markus Stitz. Meanwhile, up in Highland Perthshire, Markus has also been working on a new...

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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.

Descending from Bencorr in the Twelve Bens after completing Carrot Ridge  © Danny Sercombe
Descending from Bencorr in the Twelve Bens after completing Carrot Ridge  © Danny Sercombe

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.

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.

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.

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

Classic Scramble - Pinnacle Ridge

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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Accessing the Inaccessible  © Hamish Frost
Accessing the Inaccessible  © Hamish Frost

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Morning on the Dubh Slabs   © Dan Bailey
Morning on the Dubh Slabs   © Dan Bailey

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