Long distance walking offers both challenges and rewards. Knowing where to start planning your mega-mileage epic can be hard, so this issue of Trail is dedicated to pointing you in the right direction. Whether crafting a unique multi-day trek, or following an established routes, you'll find help, guidance, and inspiration inside.
Inside this issue...
Going the distance
Long distance walking has a seductive simplicity: covering distance, day by day, stopping where you sleep, and Autumn is a great time to do it.
The Alder Trail
Competent with a compass? Happy to be self-sufficient? Say hello to a brand new challenge for the hillwalker who wants more from the east Highlands.
5,000 star luxury
How you can have a deluxe, bespoke hillwalking break... for free.
Tor scrambling - a mini adventure
Dartmoor's outcrops prove that a lack of mountains doesn't mean a shortage of scrambles.