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Paul about to summit Helm Crag (summit number 88 of 214)  © Pete Aylward/inov-8.com

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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Alan Arnette on the summit of Everest in 2011.  © Alan Arnette

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...

As a child, with her Dad in Snowdonia  © Heather Morning
As a child, with her Dad in Snowdonia  © Heather Morning

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...

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...

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...

Hazel thumbnail  © Craig Allardyce
Hazel thumbnail  © Craig Allardyce

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...

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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,...

Kev Reynolds montage  © Kev Reynolds collection
Kev Reynolds montage  © Kev Reynolds collection

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

On Colby Pass, High Sierra, Yosemite Valley to Death Valley walk 2016  © Chris Townsend
On Colby Pass, High Sierra, Yosemite Valley to Death Valley walk 2016  © Chris Townsend

my mountains Chris Townsend

Julia Bradbury montage  © Julia Bradbury
Julia Bradbury montage  © Julia Bradbury

my mountains Julia Bradbury


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