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Young Mountaineer of the Year - Results!

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Trail magazine, 24 March 2016 00:00

We asked you to nominate the young adventurers in your life for this inaugural award, and the entries blew us away. "As the father of a two-year-old, I loved seeing...

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Have your best walking year ever!

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Country Walking magazine, 23 December 2015 13:19

The walking challenge for everyone is back and bigger than ever – and if you sign up for #walk1000miles now you could win one of 500 waterproof route card holders....

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34 things that make walkers happy

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Country Walking magazine, 09 November 2015 10:51

In no particular order, then... 1. Striding away from that mechanical money-pit of the material age, the car. 2. Hobbling towards that miracle of warmth, comfort and convenience, the car....

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What's your favourite Scottish island?

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Trail magazine, 08 October 2015 15:48

The November 2015 issue of Trail magazine is a 'Mountain Isles' special, taking a look at some of the most exciting hillwalking terrain you can find around Britain. Any British...

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Sneak preview: The trek at the end of the world

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Anonymous, 17 September 2015 09:29

Patagonia should be on every hiker’s bucket list. Or at least that’s what Rachel Broomhead reckons in this month’s Country Walking magazine. Here’s a taste of her adventure among jagged...

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Everest movie review (certified spoiler-free!)

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Nick Hallissey, 08 September 2015 10:53

Director: Baltasar Kormákur Stars: Jason Clarke, Josh Brolin, Jake Gyllenhaal, Keira Knightley, Sam Worthington   Mountain movies are a talking point in any place where hillwalkers meet, from the bar...

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Britain's Mountain Challenges

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Trail magazine, 13 August 2015 00:00

A joint venture between Trail magazine and the British Mountaineering Council, and sponsored by Marmot and Zamberlan, Britain's Mountain Challenges is a series of 9 short videos looking at the most...

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Navigation Master: Taking a bearing

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Trail magazine, 13 July 2015 14:29

Being able to walk to a point in the landscape that you can’t see is a key navigational skill and the main purpose of taking a bearing. Here's how to...

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Country Walking Poll: Feet or metres for measuring mountains?

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Country Walking magaine, 09 April 2015 11:00

             

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Walk 1000 Miles in 2015!

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Country Walking, 02 March 2015 00:00

  It sounds like a lot, doesn't it? 1000 miles in 12 months – and we're already a few months down! But actually, it's not as much as you think...

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Outside Opinion: Is outdoor gear really too expensive?

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Anonymous, 10 June 2014 00:00

I want to talk about the cost of kit. Yes, yes, yes – I know it’s an old subject that’s been done to death, but I'm not convinved it's necessarily...

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"Why I made a comedy about walking the Coast to Coast"

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Country Walking, 20 May 2014 16:54

James Rouse is the director of new independent movie Downhill, which tells the story of four childhood friends who reunite to walk the Coast to Coast path from Cumbria to...

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Great Gable’s Big Secret

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Trail magazine, 10 May 2014 00:00

If you enjoyed this month’s feature on Moses Rigg and Lanty Slee, here’s something else that might tickle your adventure cockles... the full account of the day Trail made historical...

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A Cuillin Mountain Rescue operation

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Ben Weeks, 12 April 2014 00:00

We were attempting a full traverse of the Cuillin Ridge. Accompanied by expert Skye guide Tony Hanly, my brother and I had set off from Glen Brittle with high expectations....

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Outside Opinion: Walking Home (with apologies to Simon Armitage)

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Mark Sutcliffe, 05 February 2014 00:00

Regular Country Walking readers will know I’m a fan of linear walks. When time is limited you can see more scenery and traverse a greater variety of terrain in a...

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Trail PLUS – Dolomites via ferrata special

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Trail magazine, 22 August 2013 00:00

What kit do you need to take on your first via ferrata route? And just how beautiful are the Italian Dolomites? Well we answered these questions as best we could...

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Boots and Beer 2012 - another great success!

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LFTO News Team, 17 September 2012 12:00

The weekend of Friday 7th to Sunday 9th of September saw the Country Walking sponsored 11th annual Boots and Beer Walking Festival return to Hawes in Wensleydale, North Yorkshire. With...

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Walk Country Walking's new trail!

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Anonymous, 20 April 2012 15:00

Country Walking is very proud to present The White to Dark Way – and we can’t wait for you to try it (scroll down to see how you could walk...

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Editor's blog: A Winter Wonderland

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Vince Crump, 03 March 2012 00:00

Some people just can’t wait to take their clothes off. Spas, swimming pools, the beach. You name it, they’re undressing for it. This, apparently, is their idea of fun. I’m...

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Trail PLUS exclusive - the extra pages!

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LFTO Features Team, 23 November 2011 08:00

Every month the Trail team slave away to ensure that the following mag is as exciting, as fresh and as full of great outdoor reading as each and every mag...

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NEW LOOK Trail Magazine on sale NOW!

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LFTO News Team, 03 August 2011 08:00

The September issue of Trail is out now and is the first to sport the magazines fresh new look. Somehow, despite always having been crammed full of useful, informative and inspirational...

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A gorgeous Lakeland moment

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LFTO Features Team, 23 June 2011 14:57

Here’s a stunning picture from the flanks of Place Fell in the Lake District - click on the photograph on the right for a better view. It was taken by...

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Subscribe to Country Walking or Trail and get a Garmin E-Trex H GPS

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LFTO features team, 16 June 2011 10:41

Subscribe to this amazing offer and get the Garmin E-Trex H GPS worth £89.99! Perfect for outdoor enthusiasts on a budget, eTrex H has a high-sensitivity GPS receiver that even works...

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Which multitool do you like most?

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Anonymous, 24 September 2010 10:03

Which of the following multitools do you like the most? Take part on the poll and let us know! Which multitool do you like the most?survey software

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New Poll: How do you usually get to your walks?

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Anonymous, 12 April 2010 11:00

Do you stay local and hoof it all the way? Or do you like going further afield - and if so, how? Let us know in this week's poll... How...

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