Distance: 9 miles Time 4 to 5 hours At 694 metres Pen Y Ghent may be the smallest of the famous Yorkshire Three Peaks (the other two being Ingleborough and Whernside), but with its distinctive shape and dominant presence,
Climb it Range’s Jim Langley has just returned to the UK after climbing Mont Blanc. Below he describes the experience and gives a few tips and pointers to anyone considering this challenge. I’ve spent the last two summer seasons working
Wild swimming, breathtaking high and low level views, waterfalls (and incredible vegetarian food) … all in one day at Loughrigg in the Lake District. We parked our car at the Silverdale car park, which is located just outside the village
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