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Runner on Halls Fell Ridge, Bob Graham Round  © David Lintern

The Big Rounds

David Lintern has written the first complete guide to Britain's 24-hour mountain challenges. Here he shares a few photos that didn't make the final cut, a few that did, and some insights from those he met along the way - including Paddy Buckley and Charlie Ramsay themselves.


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Alex and The Storr  © James Roddie

The Big Routes: Skye's Trotternish Ridge

A far cry from the rugged Cuillin, the volcanic escarpment of Trotternish offers miles of easy grassy walking amid surreal cliff-edge scenery. The Roddie brothers stride out along Skye's other great ridge.

Evening on Stob Ghabhar - time to start thinking camping spots  © Dan Bailey
Evening on Stob Ghabhar - time to start thinking camping spots  © Dan Bailey

The Big Routes: Black Mount Traverse

Every mountain hit list has its essential big ticks, and for this instalment in our series on the UK's gnarliest routes, Dan Bailey heads to the Black Mount for a classic Munro traverse high above the watery expanse of Rannoch Moor.

Yorkshire running thumb  © Peter Ellwood
Yorkshire running thumb  © Peter Ellwood

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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Just before the descent to the col between West Styggedalstinden and Sentraltinden  © Margrethe Seeger Halvorsen
Just before the descent to the col between West Styggedalstinden and Sentraltinden  © Margrethe Seeger Halvorsen

The Ridges of Norway's Jotunheim

Majestic and adventurous, the Jotunheim mountains are the true alpine peaks of Norway. If long sharp ridges are your thing, the area is a goldmine. Let local expert Jamie Simpson be your guide...

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.

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

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.

Grade I montage  © indigo
Grade I montage  © indigo

Grade I Winter: 12 Must-Do Routes

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

Mini Guide: Langdale

Cluanie thumbnail  © Dan Bailey
Cluanie thumbnail  © Dan Bailey

The Big Routes: South Cluanie Ridge

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

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