Here you’ll find all the walking and hiking routes featured in the most recent issue of Trail magazine. You can view the routes on the OS Maps website and, if you’re an OS Maps Premium subscriber, overlay them on 1:25,000 Explorer or 1:50,000 Landranger leisure mapping.
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Route 1: Tryfan North Ridge, Snowdonia
Scrambling heaven exists in Snowdonia, and you’ll find it on the North Ridge of Tryfan.
Route 2: The Tongue, Dollywagon Pike, Lake District
Take this unusual ascent up a well-loved Lakeland classic for a whole new take on a popular peak.
Route 3: Sgurr Alasdair, Isle of Skye
You need to tackle scree and an exposed scramble – and have a decent degree of fitness – to reach the summit of Skye. And it’s well worth it!
Route 4: Far Tongue Gill, Hindscarth, Lake District
Tackle Lakeland’s Hindscarth from the back for a rocky little ravine that makes a perfect novice ‘scramble’.
Route 5: Gyrn Las, Snowdon, Snowdonia
Follow this route to enjoy one of the quieter walks, and a Grade 1 scramble, on the flanks of Snowdonia’s busiest mountain.
Route 6: Glyder Fawr and Y Garn, Snowdonia
These popular summits proudly encircle Llyn Idwal; and this journey will quietly elevate you towards some quiet sides of Snowdonia.
Routes 7: Brimham Rocks, Nidderdale
Scrambling hesitant? That doesn’t mean you have to miss out on all the fun.Take an easy walk in North Yorkshire and try it on the grippy gritstone rock.
Routes 8, 9 & 10: Ultimate Weekend – Forgotten Giants, Cairngorms
The easternmost hills of the high Cairngorms can only be reached by a very long walk in. Best make a backpacking weekend of it then...
Routes 11, 12 & 13: Ultimate Weekend – Rocky Wasdale
Scramble your legs over four of the Trail 100 peaks around Lakeland’s famous Wasdale Head.