Walking routes from the October 2021 issue of Trail magazine

Discover the routes from the latest issue of Trail magazine with ordnance survey

Walking routes from the October 2021 issue of Trail magazine

by Trail magazine |

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: Glen Shiel Ridge, Highlands

Route 1: Glen Shiel Ridge, Highlands

If you’re a Munro-bagger looking for an epic day out, then this Highlands ridge could be perfect for you.

Click here to view and download the Glen Shiel Ridge route from OS Maps

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Route 2: The Dragon’s Back Ridge, Peak District

Route 2: The Dragon’s Back Ridge, Peak District

Enjoy the Peak District’s only ‘true peaks’ on this classic ridge, taking in rugged and often exposed high-level paths.

Click here to view and download The Dragon’s Back Ridge route from OS Maps

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Route 3: Helvellyn via Striding Edge, Lake District

Route 3: Helvellyn via Striding Edge, Lake District

Prepare to experience one of the Lake District’s classic scrambling routes.

Click here to view and download the Helvellyn via Striding Edge route from OS Maps

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Route 4: Malvern Hills, Malverns

Route 4: Malvern Hills, Malverns

One of the best mini-mountain ridgelines in the UK beckons above the Severn Valley on a linear route from railway station to railway station.

Click here to view and download the Malvern Hills route from OS Maps

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Route 5: Cadair Berwyn, North Wales

Route 5: Cadair Berwyn, North Wales

Follow this route and you’ll be climbing the highest peaks in Wales outside of the national parks.

Click here to view and download the Cadair Berwyn route from OS Maps

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Route 6: Skiddaw by Longside Edge, Lake District

Route 6: Skiddaw by Longside Edge, Lake District

Eager to avoid the tourist route up from Keswick? Climb Skiddaw via the Longside Edge ridge – undoubtedly the best way up the Lake District giant.

Click here to view and download the Skiddaw by Longside Edge route from OS Maps

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Routes 7, 8 & 9: Ultimate Weekend – Skye & Raasay, Isle of Skye

Routes 7, 8 & 9: Ultimate Weekend – Skye & Raasay, Isle of Skye

Head up to these Scottish islands to enjoy a long walk through the rolling hills of the Trotternish Ridge then relax on Raasay.

Click here to view and download the Trotternish Ridge day 1 route from OS Maps

Click here to view and download the Trotternish Ridge day 2 route from OS Maps

Click here to view and download the Dun Caan route from OS Maps

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Routes 10, 11 & 12: Ultimate Weekend – Ullswater skyline, Lake District

Routes 10, 11 & 12: Ultimate Weekend – Ullswater skyline, Lake District

Unmissable, uncompromising, upwardly mobile; let’s explore the Lake District’s Ullswatershed.

Click here to view and download the Pooley Bridge to Dockray route from OS Maps

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

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

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