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Sociable weekend adventures in the summer

The walking’s generally easier under foot and it becomes easier to hold conversations while striding along. Perhaps it’s also the cacaophony of birds singing, the sight of vivid green hills and trees, or savouring a post-walk pint in a beer […]

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The walking ‘setjetting’ hotlist for 2019

So many of us are inspired by locations featured in films and TV programmes that we’ve compiled a 2019 hotlist based on our own trips so you ‘set jetters’ can follow in the footsteps of the stars. Mary Queen of […]

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Winter Mountain Boots – what to look for

On a growing number of our trips, we want to introduce you to the mountains in winter. If we’re aiming to head up high when there’s snow and ice on the ground, you’ll need winter boots, an ice axe and […]

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What are the five peaks?

Within the UK and Ireland, there are 5 peaks that are iconic, simply because they are the highest in their respective region, or country. To […]

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A summer’s day up Snowdon

The rain lashed down as we assembled in Treks Bunkhouse in the Vale of Ffestiniog for a weekend getaway, and Snowdon itself was our Saturday […]

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A Ben Nevis weekend to remember

With a group of 31 eager walkers split over two hostels and being looked after by four Mountain Leaders, it was a busy weekend for us on Ben Nevis – Britain’s highest mountain. After delays for road closures and with […]

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Walking the Snowdonia Way

The hills of North Wales would take a lifetime to explore. You’ve heard of Snowdon, but what about the others? How about the Glyderau, the […]

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