The Cuillin traverse – an outdoor challenge of a lifetime

The Cuillin traverse – an outdoor challenge of a lifetime

  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

From Grasmere to Fairfield and Helvellyn.

From Grasmere to Fairfield and Helvellyn.

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

Cairngorms in December

Cairngorms in December

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

Sunrise from Cnicht on Midsummer’s Day

Sunrise from Cnicht on Midsummer’s Day

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

Climbing Snowdon

Climbing Snowdon

Our route to the Summit with family members aged between 9 and  70. We climbed Snowdon as our family were gathering in North Wales for the Easter break. The weather forecast was good so three generations of Climb it Rangers set off to conquer

Fossils on Snowdon

Fossils on Snowdon

Taking a break from promoting our new Jurassic Coast designs we headed off to Snowdonia for the Easter break. We therefore thought we were haunted by fossils and all things prehistoric when  the youngest member of the Climb it Range

Mount Kinabalu

Mount Kinabalu

At over 4000 metres high Mount Kinabalu is Malaysia’s highest mountain. Below our own Adam Woolf recalls his experience climbing the mountain during a trip to Sabah in Eastern Malaysia on the Island of Borneo.  Most Kinabalu hikers start from the

Crinkle Crags and Bowfell

Crinkle Crags and Bowfell

  The ridge is called Crinkle Crags. Take one look at it or walk along it and you will know why.  Superb views down Great Langdale and over Scafell are the rewards for tackling this ridge walk.  That is, of

Suilven in Summer

Suilven in Summer

    Having passed by the mountain so many times, it was with much anticipation that I set forth along the wooded glen of River Kirkaig to start the ascent of Suilven. After my scramble up An Teallach, Suilven was

An Teallach

With the temperature rising and the forecast for a dry, clear and sunny day, the temptation to climb An Teallach was irresistible. Cory Jones, International Mountain Leader was available to guide my scramble as I felt the need for a leader