February 2015 Issue

 Black Forest Winter

Winter walking trails in the Black Forest

A guide to making the most of the Black Forest's dedicated winter walking and snowshoeing trails, in the mountains of southern Germany.

Plynlimon Tintern

The wilder side of the Wye: Plynlimon to Tintern

Top tips for quieter walks throughout the Wye Valley between Plynlimon in the north and Tintern Abbey in the south

Wadi Rum

Climbing the Bedouin routes of Wadi Rum

The story of the first western climbers to tackle the magnificent climbs on the ancient Bedouin hunting routes of Wadi Rum, Jordan.

Taurus Mountains

Springtime in Turkey's Taurus mountains

Exploring the Taurus mountains of Turkey, inland from Fethiye.

Cotswold Way

The Cotswold Way – why a national trail?

The Cotswold Way is Britain's newest national trail. Here Kev Reynolds explains what's so special about this 102 mile route between Chipping Campden and Bath.

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.