See what's inside the new September 2022 issue of Trail - the UK's best-selling hillwalking and hiking magazine
Articles in this issue of Trail magazine...
"Let me tell you a little story about one of the most memorable 24-hour periods I’ve ever spent in the mountains. One of those rare occasions when circumstances, scenery and sunshine combine to create the kind of unforgettable adventure you’ll be boring people in pubs (or magazines) with for years..."
"We are high on Stac Pollaidh in the far north-west Highlands. It’s a picture-perfect day in what must be one of the most stunning parts of the UK. But we’re not paying any attention to the view. Our full focus is on our casualty, Kira, who is strapped into a stretcher, feet dangling towards a 400m drop below..."
"A photo of a 1944 Mosquito aircraft wreckage embedded into the hillside brought me to this often-forgotten south-east corner of the Snowdonia National Park. The photo showed weathered steely propellers, miraculously still intact, fanning out from a rusty hub that hadn’t turned in almost 60 years..."
"Forget for a moment that everything runs like clockwork, or that the immaculately clean and impressive double-decker trains are something we just don’t have in the UK. No, the best thing about travelling to the mountains of Switzerland by train, is the mountains of Switzerland..."
"Everybody has needs. I’ve gone for a hike with a friend and they’ve said, ‘I don’t always talk that much, it’s not that I don’t like you. I’m just happy with silence.’ That’s fine. There were moments where we were walking a few strides from each other, not talking at all, just appreciating the bliss..."
Do you want to hike further, faster or easier than ever before? Do you want to complete more hill walks in a month,
go trekking or wild camping? Maybe you’re thinking it’s time to cut back on the big mountain days as it just takes
too long to recover, or hurts your knees and back too much? Well, maybe it’s time to train...