Richard Langley describes his dawn ascent of Goat Fell (874 metres), the highest point on the Isle of Arran, Scotland. Setting off from the cottage in Blackwaterfoot at 3.00AM the drive along the String to Brodick took me to the
Moel Siabod stands at 2,861 feet or 872 metres and is the highest mountain in the Moelwynion range in Snowdonia. It is situated above Betws -y- Coed and Capel Curig and is close to the UK National Outdoor Activity Centre
Glyder Fawr and Glyder Fach sound like slightly sinister characters from the Hansel and Gretel fairy tale. They aren’t though. They are names of the two highest mountains in Snowdonia’s Glyder (pronounced gli – dur), or Glyderau range in
We parked up on the road that links the two wonderfully named villages of Lamplugh and Mockerin. There’s very little traffic. It’s a peaceful Lakeland road. This is, after all, border country. And this border is particularly quiet. Its windy
Climbing Scafell Pike from magical Wasdale is a day to remember… If you are after a sense of perfect seclusion, Wasdale fits the bill. The only road in hugs the western shore of Wast Water, the remotest of all the Lakeland waters.
Catbells is one of the Lake District’s landmark mountains and will feature in the new Star Wars film out this Christmas. Below we explain the secret to its enduring popularity. What makes Catbells such a popular and evocative mountain?
With rocky ridges dropping straight into the Hebridean sea, 12 Munros to ascend, 12 km of continuous scrambling along a narrow crest taking a minimum of nine hours, plus six hours approach and descent, and superb views all the
As we leave Grasmere village heading towards Ambleside along the southern side of Grasmere lake, I can’t help feeling that spring is here, and summer is not far away. There’s real warmth in the air and the sun frequently escapes
Building up an appetite for Christmas dinner, our own Jim headed for Scotland’s Cairngorms National Park for a few days’ midwinters trek near Ben Macdui the second highest peak in Britain. The route incuded 2 nights in bothies one
I’ve always wanted to reach the peak of Cnicht on midsummer’s day, to catch the sunrise and looks over the border hills to the east. With this in mind, I had to make an early start. The alarm was set