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Why go walking in Snowdonia?

Of all the famous walking destinations in Britain, it is perhaps Snowdonia that has the greatest mix of history, myth and legend. Encompassing the mountains, rivers and coast of north-west Wales, the area is blessed with outdoor opportunities for all […]

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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 day out in Cumbrian Limestone

If you’ve visited the Lake District, you’ll be familiar with the essentially rocky nature of the place. Soaring peaks, dark crags, and a rough look that reveals its violent past. You don’t have to be a geologist to look at […]

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Coming wild camping?

Choose the right tent! You’re going to want a proper hill-walkers tent, rather than something you might use at a festival. So it’s got to […]

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A week in the mountains of Skye

As one of our most popular destinations, we’ve always loved coming to the Isle of Skye, so it was with some excitement last week that we launched a new trip, aiming to spend a week walking on Skye’s famous mountains. […]

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The mists of Eskdale – Trip Report

With a source high in the fells near Scafell Pike, and its mouth only a few miles distant near Ravenglass, the River Esk has a short but dramatic life. Over the last few thousand years it has carried on the […]

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