The Old Man of Coniston | winter walking | Trail magazine

If I went through the motions as many times as possible it would become natural. There would be nothing to worry about. It would be fine. It was nearly two years ago since I passed my winter skills course, and said skills were a little rusty. Nerves were getting the…

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Brecon Beacons | Trail magazine

Brecon Beacons | Trail magazine

First question: why do you go to the mountains? I’m not sure about you, but they put me in my place. They’re …
Malham Cove & Goredale Scar | Country Walking magazine

Malham Cove & Goredale Scar | Country Walking magazine

Have you ever loved somewhere so much that you just upped sticks and moved there? I don’t think that’s what Country Walking …
Arran adventures: the standing stones of Machrie

Arran adventures: the standing stones of Machrie

So you’ve come to Scotland, got the ferry over to the Isle of Arran and the weather is being – well, Scottish… It’s …
Isle of Arran | the Three Beinns walk | Scotland

Isle of Arran | the Three Beinns walk | Scotland

It seems to me that early November might just be the most perfect time for walking. As I stood atop Beinn Nuis on the …