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my mountains Anne Butler, Munro Society President

Fiona Russell discusses favourite hills, caramel wafers and walking with dogs, with accomplished peak bagger Anne Butler, President of the Munro Society.


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Cumbria Way with toddler montage  © Richard Holdsworth

Walking the Cumbria Way... With a Monkey on Your Back

Inspired to take on something big, Richard Holdsworth decided to carry his toddler son Benjamin along the 120km Cumbria Way. With help from friends, family and complete strangers, the unlikely father-and-son duo managed it this summer. Here's how...

Richard and Denise on the summit of Maja e Kendrevicës, Albania  © Richard and Denise Mclellan
Richard and Denise on the summit of Maja e Kendrevicës, Albania  © Richard and Denise Mclellan

bagging Climbing Europe's Ultras with Richard and Denise Mclellan

Europe has nearly 100 mountains with more than 1500m of prominence - and some people are quietly working through the lot. What's it all about? We find out from Ultra-bagging duo Richard and Denise Mclellan, respectively the second...

Poo pack box at Loch Lomond.  © Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park
Poo pack box at Loch Lomond.  © Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park

Article Burying and carrying-out waste: Why are we so far behind the US?

Jake Chapman writes about the taboo subject of pooing outdoors and what we should do with our poo... One spring, Heather Morning and her fellow rangers witnessed a blooming of a different kind in the Cairngorms National Park:...

Pawprints, human and ursine.  © Dan Richards
Pawprints, human and ursine.  © Dan Richards

Article Four Bears

Reflecting on a year of travels to the wild outposts of the earth, author Dan Richards writes about three bears that crossed paths with his...

Nicky on a reccy of the round  © Nicky Spinks
Nicky on a reccy of the round  © Nicky Spinks

my mountains Nicky Spinks

Fiona Russell catches up with fell running royalty Nicky Spinks, arguably the highest achieving long distance specialist in British running history. She...

Fixed rope on Pinnacle Ridge, Lakes Sky Ultra 2016  © Paul Mitchell
Fixed rope on Pinnacle Ridge, Lakes Sky Ultra 2016  © Paul Mitchell

running No Climbing Experience, No Race – The Future of Extreme Skyrunning?

Skyrunning is said to be a fusion of trail running and rock climbing; an 'extreme sport' suited to...

Enjoying the ridge   © Al Todd
Enjoying the ridge   © Al Todd

munros Bagging the What's The Big Attraction?

Some of us have never quite got Munro bagging. Are we missing something? Almost certainly! Keen Munroists offer their thoughts on...

Selfie-tastic conditions on Ben A'an  © John McSporran
Selfie-tastic conditions on Ben A'an  © John McSporran

bagging Repeat Offenders - Climbing One Hill Again and Again

When you're working on the hills, you've got to take whatever the weather throws at you  © Kate Worthington
When you're working on the hills, you've got to take whatever the weather throws at you  © Kate Worthington

my mountains Kate Worthington

'But what's she done on grit?'  © Andy Dodd
'But what's she done on grit?'  © Andy Dodd

Interview Meet Kat, The Climbing Adventure Cat

High on Sgurr nan Gillean’s West Ridge  © Adrian Trendall
High on Sgurr nan Gillean’s West Ridge  © Adrian Trendall

dogs Small Dog Bags the Cuillin Munros

You are Amazing!  © Mel
You are Amazing!  © Mel

mental health Walking for The Author

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Aoneky Rock Climbing Rope -

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Llyn Hywel and Rhinog Fach from Y Llethr  © Nick Livesey
Llyn Hywel and Rhinog Fach from Y Llethr  © Nick Livesey

best My Favourite Summit View

running Nicky Spinks on Her Historic Triple Double

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

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

mental health Walking for Living the Dream on Skye

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

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

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