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The view from the summit of Gurn Wigau, a P15 in the Carneddau in north Wales  © Myrddyn Phillips

bagging Compiling the Welsh P15s - the Ultimate Tick List?

After eight years of research, Myrddyn Phillips has finally completed the list of summits in Wales with a 15 metre prominence. At a massive 5866 entries, this must be the ultimate Welsh mega-list. Any takers?


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There can be only one... Adrian on The Cioch  © Adrian Trendall

mental health Walking for Living the Dream on Skye

Physical activity is known to boost mental wellbeing, and in that regard simply going for a walk is one of the best things you can do. On the long road to recovery Adrian Trendall found solace - and love - on the rocks of Skye's Cuillin. This is h...

The dog who climbed a 7000m peak.  © Don Wargowsky
The dog who climbed a 7000m peak.  © Don Wargowsky

Article The Stray Dog who Climbed a 7000m Peak

When American mountaineer and guide Don Wargowsky was asked to lead an international expedition of climbers on Mera Peak and Baruntse in November 2018, he knew he'd be leaving his beloved dog - and his fiancée, of course - behind at home. What he...

Where better to read it than out in the hills?  © Alex Roddie
Where better to read it than out in the hills?  © Alex Roddie

literature Mountain Literature Classics: Mountains of the Mind

The first book by the prolific 'new nature' writer Robert Macfarlane qualifies as a modern classic of the genre, argues Alex Roddie

Saxifraga exarata taking advantage of the favourable conditions provided by a Silene acaulis cushion.  © Finan Rodinson
Saxifraga exarata taking advantage of the favourable conditions provided by a Silene acaulis cushion.  © Finan Rodinson

Article Alpine Plants - Diversity in the Face of Adversity

If you're an altitude enthusiast, you've probably prepared a pack or two with a thought to the extreme...

On the summit of Rhinog Fawr with my dog Bertie  © Graham Uney
On the summit of Rhinog Fawr with my dog Bertie  © Graham Uney

my mountains Graham Uney

Fell Top Assessor and instructor Graham Uney has climbed more hills than most - Helvellyn alone, hundreds of times. So which is his favourite, asks Fiona...

BMC AGM 2019.  © Alex Messenger/BMC
BMC AGM 2019.  © Alex Messenger/BMC

Article Whither the BMC?

Ahead of the British Mountaineering Council AGM on 30th/31st March, Simon Lee takes stock of where our national body is currently and the...

Boots McFarland thumb  © Geolyn Carvin
Boots McFarland thumb  © Geolyn Carvin

comedy On the Trail With Boots McFarland

Based on the trail experiences of her creator Geolyn Carvin, Boots McFarland is an outdoor-loving cartoon character who has been hiking...

Hazel thumbnail  © Craig Allardyce
Hazel thumbnail  © Craig Allardyce

my mountains Munro Record Holder Hazel Strachan

The cholitas reach the summit of Aconcagua.  © Cholitas Escaladoras de Bolivia Facebook Page
The cholitas reach the summit of Aconcagua.  © Cholitas Escaladoras de Bolivia Facebook Page

Interview Cholita Climber Lidia Huayllas on Summiting Aconcagua

Jenny Tough Bolivia thumbnail  © Jenny Tough
Jenny Tough Bolivia thumbnail  © Jenny Tough

running Running the Bolivian Andes with Jenny Tough

Nature Prescriptions thumbnail  © David Brice
Nature Prescriptions thumbnail  © David Brice

mental health Walking for Nature Prescriptions

On Long Mountain, heading for Peak of the Dreadful Corrie, Pinnacle of the Hills and Peak of the Corrie of the Lochan  © Dan Bailey
On Long Mountain, heading for Peak of the Dreadful Corrie, Pinnacle of the Hills and Peak of the Corrie of the Lochan  © Dan Bailey

history Gaelic for Hillwalkers

Loving the
Loving the

my mountains Nick Crane

NY resolutions for 2019 montage  © Dan Bailey
NY resolutions for 2019 montage  © Dan Bailey

My Mountain Resolutions for 2019

Typical North Pennines bleakness, descending from Cross Fell on the Pennine Way  © Dan Bailey
Typical North Pennines bleakness, descending from Cross Fell on the Pennine Way  © Dan Bailey

Article Winter as it Was - The Helm Wind

Milos Pierwola: sharing his World in 360  © © Milosz Pierwola, AdventureMilo.com
Milos Pierwola: sharing his World in 360  © © Milosz Pierwola, AdventureMilo.com

Interview 360° Video - Bringing the Outdoors, Indoors

Monte Rosa from the Gornergrat  © Peaks, Passes and Glaciers
Monte Rosa from the Gornergrat  © Peaks, Passes and Glaciers

Article John Tyndall - Our Changing Relationships with Mountains

Ireland mountains montage  © James Forrest
Ireland mountains montage  © James Forrest

challenge James Forrest on Climbing all 273 Irish Mountains

The race attracts a crowd of thousands...  © Miro Cerqueira
The race attracts a crowd of thousands...  © Miro Cerqueira

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