February 2016 Issue


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Marvellous Mercantouring

A seven day ski tour in the Mercantour National Park in France, staying in Mountain huts along the way. Tania Noakes, a qualified British Mountain Guide, describes her expedition.

Val d’Hérens

Walking in the Val d’Hérens

Mike Hawtree tells us about some of the hikes in the Valais area of southern Switzerland.

Infant Trekking

Trekking with an infant 2: Before you go

Tips on how to go trekking, or thru hiking with an young child, including choosing a destination, making reservations, picking a companion and training.

Italian Dolomites

Via Ferrata in the Italian Dolomites

Climbing the via ferrata Delle Scalette in the Italian Dolomites in the Cortina d'Ampezzo region, close to the Tre Cime (Drei Zinnen.)

Cycling the Velo Francette

The Velo Francette

Cycling along the Velo Francette, exploring France's newest long distance cycle route through Normandy, Pays de la Loire and Poitou Charentes from Ouistreham to La Rochelle.

Cumbria Way

The Cumbria Way

Walking the Cumbria Way route through the Lake District from Ulverston to Carlisle.