UK Mountains

UK mountain walking routes, from the Brecon Beacons to the Highlands


Nantlle Ridge in Snowdonia

Snowdonia Walking: The Nantlle Ridge

Walking route on the Nantlle Ridge. Escape the crowds of Crib Goch and Snowdon to discover the most enjoyable ridge walk in Snowdonia.

Clogwyn y Person Arete Snowdonia

Scrambling in Snowdonia: the Clogwyn y Person Arête

The Clogwyn y Person Arête is a scrambling route in Snowdonia, North Wales. The gear and techniques required for this grade three route are described by Dan Aspel.

Winter Lake District

Winter in the Lake District

Photoessay on the Lake District in winter.

Scrambling Dark Peak

Scrambling across the Dark Peak

A two-night Dark Peak scrambling adventure from Chew Valley to Grindsbrook, taking in Wilderness Gully East, Torside Gully, Dowstone Clough and Nether Red Brook.

Lakeland fells

Off the beaten track in the Lakeland fells

Mark Richards sings the praises of wandering off the beaten track in the English Lake District and shares his story of finding a novel route up Thornthwaite Crag in the Far Eastern Fells of the Lake District National Park from the village of Low Hartsop near Patterdale.

Bothies

The Beauty of Bothies

An introduction to the wonderful world of bothies (or unmanned wilderness shelters) in England, Scotland and Wales.

Fell top assessor Helvellyn Lake District

Doing the Top job in the English Lake District

Graham Uney, one of the Lake District's two Fell Top Assessors, shares the secrets of the job that involves climbing Helvellyn every day right through the winter and keeping other mountaineers safe.