Trail magazine – the new February 2023 issue

Includes the winner of the Mountain Photo of the Year 2022!

New issue of Trail magazine Feb 23

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See what's inside the new February 2023 issue of Trail - the UK's best-selling hillwalking and hiking magazine

You can read the new February 2023 issue of Trail magazine online by becoming a Trail member today and receive a welcome gift of your choice. Pick from a SILVA Terra Scout XT headtorch, a  SEATOSUMMIT outdoor kitchen tool kit or a Bridgedale Socks voucher, enabling you to choose 2 pairs of socks from their Hike collection.

Articles in this issue of Trail magazine...



Staying back from the drops and cornices on a wintery Braeriach.

Winter can be spectacular. But when it thrusts you into a world of white, stripping you of sight and playing tricks on your senses, even the most familiar summits become strange, alien places. Welcome to an otherworldly Braeriach.

Ben Weeks

Inclusion outdoors

"Hiking is for me"

Raadia takes a break next to Llyn Cau on her way up Cadair Idris, wearing the hijab that she once saw as a barrier to exploring the great outdoors. 

How finding a hillwalking group on Instagram helped one woman discover a passion for the outdoors she never knew existed.

Raadia Imran

New Year challenge

24 ways to make 2023 your greatest ever mountain year

<br>We did it! Crib Goch was Jenna’s nemesis, but what personal challenge could you overcome this year?

What mountain adventures will 2023 hold for you? To help you decide, the Trail team and a legion of our loyal readers look back on their favourite trips from the last 12 months for inspiration on making the coming year one to remember.

Lake District

Getting to know the quiet one

Looking up the valley towards Sharp Edge and Blencathra.

On the most unlikely of winter days, Blencathra lets us in on its shy but interesting side. And, as we discovered, it’s the one really worth getting to know.

Tom Bailey

Hot Topic

We need the bog

“Peatlands carry a lot of hope, &amp; are critical for limiting the heating of the planet”

The blanket bog cloaking our uplands is one of the most important habitats in the UK – and possibly the world. Here’s why we need to protect and preserve it.

Sarah Ryan

Also in this issue of Trail magazine...

Tips, skills and know-how, in-depth expert gear advice, and mapped mountain routes for you to explore

Skills and tips to get you hiking like a pro; new gear releases and trusted reviews; mountain routes to walk, scramble and backpack.

And much, much more...

Information, inspiration, and mountains galore can be found in the new issue of Trail magazine.

You can find all of this and more in the new February 2023 issue of Trail magazine - the UK’s best-selling hillwalking publication. On sale from Thursday 22nd December.

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