Walks

High-level thrills lead to the top of Pillar

Some Lakeland mountains draw you to them. They evoke a distant history and attendant mystery and whisper ‘climb me’: Helvellyn, Blencathra, Skidda...

16 August 2009

A short trip to Moughton's alien landscape

Distance: 12km (7½ miles) Ascent: 340m (1,115ft) Time: allow 3½ hours Map: Ordnance Survey Explorer, OL2, Yorkshire Dales southern and western areas or Harvey’s Superwalker Yorkshire Dales Three Peaks Note: grough routes should be used in conjunction with maps, a compass and other navigational aids.

23 January 2008

Sea to Sea: we follow Wainwright from Coast to Coast

Britain has 15 national trails – long-distance paths and bridleways that offer a challenge to anyone who wants to walk, cycle or ride a horse over linked rights of way.

26 July 2008

Harter Fell - the quiet way

Harter Fell from LongsleddaleNote: groughRoutes should be used in conjunction with maps, a compass and other navigational aids.

23 June 2006

Great Gable, the way the climbers see it

Great Gable, Green Gable and Base Brown from SeathwaiteNote: groughRoutes should be used in conjunction with maps, a compass and other navigational aids.

13 August 2006

Solitude beckons on the Howgills' velvet slopes

Quite unlike their near cousins the Yorkshire Dales and the Cumbrian Fells, the velvety bumps of the Howgill Fells have a character all of their own.

24 November 2008

Border post: White Coomb and the Grey Mare's Tail

Mention hillwalking and Scotland in the same sentence and most people automatically think of the Highlands: munros, romantic-sounding Gaelic names, precipitous edges.

17 September 2008

Calderdale's moorland green lungs

Distance: 16.6km (10⅓ miles)Ascent: 340m (1,115ft)Time: allow 5 hoursMap: Ordnance Survey Explorer, OL21, South PenninesNote: grough routes should be used in conjunction with maps, a compass and other navigational aids.

23 July 2008

The West Highland Way: 95 miles of pain, pleasure, plasters and pasties

The walker setting forth on the West Highland Way is embarking on a trip through history. Not only will his or her route pass through scenes of bloody...

20 October 2007

Ingleborough's little corrie

Map: Ordnance Survey Explorer OL2, Yorkshire Dales southern and western areas or Harvey’s Superwalker Three PeaksNote: groughRoutes should be used in conjunction with maps, a compass and other navigational aids.

03 August 2006

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