Walking routes from the December 2021 issue of Trail magazine

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Walking routes from the December 2021 issue of Trail magazine

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Here you’ll find all the 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: Wansfell Pike, Lake District

Route 1: Wansfell Pike, Lake District

When there’s snow on the ground in the Lake District and time is short, it’s hard to beat Wansfell for a first foray into winter walking.

Click here to view and download the Wansfell Pike route from OS Maps

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Route 2: Fiacaill Ridge & Cairn Gorm, Cairgorms

Route 2: Fiacaill Ridge & Cairn Gorm, Cairgorms

Take the exciting way up onto the Cairngorm plateau on a thrilling ridge route made for shorter winter days.

Click here to view and download the Fiacaill Ridge & Cairn Gorm route from OS Maps

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Route 3: Grasmoor from Crummock, Lake District

Route 3: Grasmoor from Crummock, Lake District

Head to the northern fringes of the Lake District this winter to enjoy the high ridgelines around Grasmoor.

Click here to view and download the Grasmoor from Crummock route from OS Maps

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Route 4: Riggindale Round, Lake District

Route 4: Riggindale Round, Lake District

Escape the Haweswater crowds with a quieter pair of peaks forming a majestic horseshoe around the Riggindale Beck.

Click here to view and download the Riggindale Round route from OS Maps

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Route 5: Clougha Pike horseshoe, Forest of Bowland

Route 5: Clougha Pike horseshoe, Forest of Bowland

Just 5 miles from Lancaster, Clougha Pike is a rough moorland with fabulous views and a set of Andy Goldsworthy sculptures.

Click here to view and download the Clougha Pike horseshoe route from OS Maps

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Route 6: Geal-charn & A’ Mharconaich, Crampians

Route 6: Geal-charn & A’ Mharconaich, Crampians

These quieter munros on the far western side of the Cairngorms offer excellent views to Ben Alder and the perfect classic winter hillwalk.

Click here to view and download the Geal-charn & A’ Mharconaich route from OS Maps

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Routes 7, 8 & 9: Ultimate Weekend – The Shropshire Hills, Shropshire

Routes 7, 8 & 9: Ultimate Weekend – The Shropshire Hills, Shropshire

Shropshire is more than just Long Mynd. These routes explore the scenery which inspired A. E. Housman’s Blue Remembered Hills.

Click here to view and download the Long Mynd & Adstone Hill route from OS Maps

Click here to view and download the The Stiperstones route from OS Maps

Click here to view and download the Linley Hill, Black Rhadley & Nipstone Rock route from OS Maps

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Routes 10, 11 & 12: Ultimate Weekend – Carneddau traverse, Snowdonia

Routes 10, 11 & 12: Ultimate Weekend – Carneddau traverse, Snowdonia

This challenging 3-day walk traverses the Carneddau in Snowdonia, with overnights at a bothy and a wild camp in a hidden mountain pass.

Click here to view and download the Llyn Ogwen to Dulyn route from OS Maps

Click here to view and download the Dulyn to Bwlch y Ddeufaen route from OS Maps

Click here to view and download the Bwlch y Ddeufaen to Conwy route from OS Maps

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