Moel Siabod

Moel Siabod

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

South West Coast Path highlights.

South West Coast Path highlights.

At 630 miles long, the South West Coast Path  is England’s longest and most challenging footpath. Starting in Minehead, Somerset, it follows the coast westwards to  Land’s End and then back eastwards, all the way to Poole, Dorset. Climb it

International Mountain Leader assessment … all you need to know

International Mountain Leader assessment … all you need to know

In 2015  Climb it Range’s  Jim Langley completed his Winter Mountain Leader Award . Last week, he went one step further and qualified as an International Mountain Leader. Below Jim explains why he undertook a fifteen month process and what

Two days of winter walks on Jura

Two days of winter walks on Jura

Two days of fabulous winter walking on the wild Hebridean island of Jura Day One: Walk on the Paps of Jura   At the Isle of Jura Hotel I was the only guest. There were no grouse shooters. I’d chosen

Circular walk around the fantastic Glyderau range in Snowdonia

Circular walk around the fantastic Glyderau range in Snowdonia

  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

Loweswater and Blake Fell

Loweswater and Blake Fell

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

Keld in North Yorkshire; the crossing point between the Coast to Coast and the Pennine Way Paths

Keld in North Yorkshire;  the crossing point between the Coast to Coast and the  Pennine Way Paths

  You may not have heard of Keld, in North Yorkshire, but it serves as one of the Nation’s most significant and important crossroads. Go there, though, and you’ll see no roundabouts, traffic lights or service stations. In fact you

Camping at Britchcombe Farm, Oxfordshire

Camping at Britchcombe Farm, Oxfordshire

  When push comes to shove, most campers are flatter earthers… No, they are not adverse to scientific discovery. It’s just that –for fairly obvious reasons – they like to sleep on flat ground. Flattish ground is therefore usually an

Minsmere to Southwold: the ‘Sunrise’ Coast.

Minsmere to Southwold: the ‘Sunrise’ Coast.

When it comes to dramatic cliffs, crashing waves and romantic sunsets, Southwold on England’s east coastline can’t compete with its west coast counterpart. That said, the ‘Sunrise’ coastline still has a lot to offer. Unspoilt beaches, natural habitats and scenic

Challenge of a lifetime … preparing for a long distance walk

Challenge of a lifetime … preparing for a long distance walk

There are many  outdoor challenges in the UK and we encourage you to take on  a long distance walk. Our very own Richard Langley, is about to set off on the South West Coast Path,  the UK’s longest National Trail.