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
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.
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.
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.
Route 4: Riggindale Round, Lake District
Escape the Haweswater crowds with a quieter pair of peaks forming a majestic horseshoe around the Riggindale Beck.
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.
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.
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.
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.