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Interview Paul Tierney on His Wainwrights Record

In mid June ultra-runner Paul Tierney completed a record breaking round of all 214 of Alfred Wainwright's Lake District peaks, in an astonishing time of 6 days, 6 hours and 5 minutes. How on Earth did he do it? Fiona Russell catches up with him to find out more.


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Article "Death, Carnage, Chaos": Analysing the 2019 Himalayan Climbing Season

Ash Routen speaks to mountain guides and journalists to analyse what went wrong this season, in which 21 climbers were confirmed dead or missing. I cannot believe what I saw up there. Death. Carnage. Chaos. Lineups. Dead bodies on the r...

My Mountains Heather Morning

Safety advisor Heather Morning wasn't always an expert. Here she tells Fiona Russell about childhood trips to the hills, and turning up to her Mountain Leader course in red wellies...

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...

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...

My Mountains Munro Record Holder Hazel Strachan

Fiona Russell catches up with prolific Munro bagger Hazel Strachan, who has recorded a staggering 10 rounds - a female record. Hazel is...

My Mountains Nick Crane

His favourite UK walk is Cadair Idris, and he's never seen harsher conditions than Scotland in January; Fiona Russell talks walking with Nick Crane, author,...

My Mountains Kev Reynolds

Kev Reynolds claims to be the man with the world's best job. The author of over 50 guidebooks talks walking with Fiona Russell


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