Hiking routes from the July 2022 issue of Trail magazine

Discover the walking and hiking routes from the latest issue of Trail magazine with Ordnance Survey

Looking over to Tryfan from Bristly Ridge on Glider Fach in the Snowdonia mountains

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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.

Click here to view and download the Tryfan North Ridge route from OS Maps

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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.

Click here to view and download the The Tongue, Dollywagon Pike route from OS Maps

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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!

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Route 4: Far Tongue Gill, Hindscarth, Lake District

Far Tongue Gill

Tackle Lakeland’s Hindscarth from the back for a rocky little ravine that makes a perfect novice ‘scramble’.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Routes 8, 9 & 10: Ultimate Weekend – Forgotten Giants, Cairngorms

CB95WB Dubh Lochan and Ben Avon from the top of Beinn a' Bhuird, Cairngorms, Scotland

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...

Click here to view and download the Beinn A’ Bhuird route from OS Maps

Click here to view and download the Ben Avon route from OS Maps

Click here to view and download the Carn Na Drochaide route from OS Maps

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Routes 11, 12 & 13: Ultimate Weekend – Rocky Wasdale

Wasdale Head Inn and Kirk Fell, evening

Scramble your legs over four of the Trail 100 peaks around Lakeland’s famous Wasdale Head.

Click here to view and download the Great Gable route from OS Maps

Click here to view and download the Scafells route from OS Maps

Click here to view and download the Yewbarrow route from OS Maps

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