MEET THE TEAM

Live for the Outdoors is the website of Trail Magazine and Country Walking Magazine – Britain's two best-selling monthly walking titles. Whether you're into hillwalking, mountain climbing, gear, historic walks, gentle strolls or simply enjoying the outdoors from the comfort of a chair, the team behind these magazines have between them some of the most knowlegeable minds in the outdoors! Feel free to get in touch: we'd love to hear from you.

EDITORIAL

contact us for any queries/comments about articles on the website, in trail or country walking magazines, or social media

 

SIMON INGRAM
Editor, Trail Magazine

Simon has been Trail's editor since 2011. Gripped by the high places of Britain since a friend teased him up Skiddaw and made him look at the view, he gets excited about tents, loves night walking and has an unshakeable attachment to Scotland's far north.
T: 01733 468 217 E: simon.ingram@bauermedia.co.uk

 


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GUY PROCTER
EDITOR, COUNTRY WALKING MAGAZINE

Guy is in charge of Country Walking magazine. He's been a walker since being dragged up the Lake District's 100 highest peaks as a nine year old. He once backpacked from John o'Groats to Lands End. He never cleans his boots.
T: 01733 468 208 E: guy.procter@bauermedia.co.uk


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Ben Weeks
news and features writer, Trail Magazine

Ben is an article writer, gear reviewer and photographer with a particular fondness for scrambling in pointy rocky places (would move to the Dolomites if his wife would let him). Get in touch with ideas for magazine features, new exciting gear our readers need to know about, or any general mag related queries.
T: 01733 468 363
E: ben.weeks@
bauermedia.co.uk

 


Graham Thompson
Technical editor, Trail Magazine

Trail magazine's gear tester for over 25 years, Graham Thompson's assessment of outdoor gear is the most influential in the industry. Based in England's Lake District, you can trust his opinion – and it is that opinion that forms the backbone of LFTO's best-in-the-business gear reviews.
E: trail@bauermedia.co.uk

 


SARA MATTICK
Editorial assistant, Trail & Country Walking magazines


T: 01733 468 205 E: sara.mattick@bauermedia.co.uk

 


Nick Hallissey
Deputy Editor, Country Walking magazine

Nick writes features, news and gear reviews for Country Walking, so feel free to contact him about any of those. He's been into this stuff ever since his folks dragged him along the South Downs Way aged five, and he knows a ridiculous amount about the Peak District.
T: 01733 468 234
E: nick.hallissey@lfto.com


 

JENNY WALTERS
FEATURES EDITOR, COUNTRY WALKING magazine

Jenny looks after the feature line-up for Country Walking magazine -  when she's not out and about wandering Britain's gorgeous countryside. She's always looking for new places to put in the magazine so If you
have an idea or know a spectacular walk that you'd love to see in Country Walking, do get in touch.
T:  01733 468238
E: jenny.walters@lfto.com

 


 

Jake Kendall-Ashton
Staff Writer, Trail Magazine


T: 01733 468 698
E: jake.kendall-ashton@bauermedia.co.uk

 



JEREMY ASHCROFT
Mountaineering editor, trail magazine

Jeremy has been walking the mountains of Britain since childhood; there are few who know them better than he does. This knowledge feeds into his unique illustrations, which have accompanied Trail's articles since Issue 1. He is also an authority on all aspects of alpine mountaineering and technique, as well as harder scrambling routes here in Britain.
E: trail@bauermedia.co.uk


 

PHILIP THOMAS
Staff Writer, COUNTRY WALKING Magazine

Pip is Country Walking’s staff writer, routes editor and all-round gear geek. Partial to wanders in the West Country as much as peak bagging in the Lakes, he walks all over Britain and occasionally strays further afield.
T: 01733 468175
E: philip.thomas@bauermedia.co.uk

 


COMMERCIAL team

Contact us for enquiries about advertising opportunities on the website or in Trail and country walking magazines

 

Anna Skuse
commercial manager, TRAIL and COUNTRY WALKING MAGAZINES AND LiveForTheOutdoors.COM


T: 07887 993990
E: anna.skuse@bauermedia.co.uk


 

Joe Sheehan
Key account manager, TRAIL and COUNTRY WALKING MAGAZINES AND LiveForTheOutdoors.COM


T: 01733 366 402
E: stephen.tanner@bauermedia.co.uk