Routes from the June 2022 issue of Trail magazine

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

Tackling The Forcan Ridge to The Saddle in Glen Shiel

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Route 1: Crib Goch, Snowdonia

Crossing Snowdonia classic Crib Goch will test the nerves of most scramblers, so here’s the lowdown to make your first time both safe and thrilling.

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Route 2: Steeple, Lake District

Standing on a cloud in the heavens: we head to the Lake District’s Ennerdale to give Steeple the attention it deserves.

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Route 3: Angel’s Peak, Cairngorms

Among the broad, hulking Cairngorm mountains, scrambles are rare. Which makes this one up Sgor an Lochain Uaine all the more astonishing.

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Route 4: High Raise via Eagle Crag, Lake District

The rocks of Cam Crag, seen from High Raise, shining in the sun PICTURE CREDIT: VIVIENNE CROW

Clamber on to a less-frequented summit and stride out along a broad ridge far from Lakeland’s madding crowds.

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Route 5: Nantlle Ridge, Snowdonia

Could the Nantlle Ridge be Snowdonia’s finest ridge walk? The answer lies on this end-to-end, 7-peak, bagging fest.

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Route 6: The Ring of Steall, Central Highlands

Jagged ridges, steep peaks and scenery like no other it’s time for a trip around the Mamores.

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Routes 7: Wessex Ridgeway, Dorset

WD7GP6 Pilsdon, Bridport, Dorset, UK. 29th August 2019. UK Weather: Glorious sunrise over the West Dorset countryside. The sky glows orange over the beautiful landscape of the Marshwood Vale. Credit: PQ/Alamy Live News.

Whether you’re a new walker or a seasoned pro, you’ll be enchanted by the views from Dorset’s lofty whaleback ridge, while bagging the county’s highest point too.

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Routes 8, 9 & 10: Ultimate Weekend – Glen Shiel weekender, North-West Highlands

Enjoy three solid days of ridge walking and scrambling around Glen Shiel with a visit to the Cluanie Inn for a refresher.

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Click here to view and download the Five Sisters of Kintail route from OS Maps

Click here to view and download the Saddle via Forcan Ridge route from OS Maps

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Routes 11, 12 & 13: Ultimate Weekend – Ambleside to Keswick, Lake District

old path above Fornside Farm

Red Screes, Fairfield, Helvellyn to the Dodds: this has to be England’s longest ridge. Walk it over 2 days, plus a sneaky ending.

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Click here to view and download the Helvellyn & the Dodds route from OS Maps

Click here to view and download the High Rigg route from OS Maps

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