Walking routes from the September 2021 issue of Trail magazine

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

Walking routes from the September 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: Bowscale Fell to Blencathra, Lake District

Route 1: Bowscale Fell to Blencathra, Lake District

Arrive at Blencathra by its eastern approaches and you’ll get to enjoy the valley of Mungrisdale, in the north-east corner of the Lake District.

Click here to view and download the Bowscale Fell to Blencathra route from OS Maps

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Route 2: Langdale Pikes, Lake District

Route 2: Langdale Pikes, Lake District

This unusual approach to the Langdale Pikes will show you a hidden side to these Lake District icons.

Click here to view and download the Langdale Pikes route from OS Maps

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Route 3: Hidden Bleaklow, Peak District

Route 3: Hidden Bleaklow, Peak District

The true wildness and isolation of the Dark Peak’s Bleaklow can be experienced away from the crowds...

Click here to view and download the Hidden Bleaklow route from OS Maps

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Route 4: Moel Hebog, Snowdonia

Route 4: Moel Hebog, Snowdonia

There’s no easy way to climb this Snowdonia classic. But as this route demonstrates, it’s always worth the effort.

Click here to view and download the Moel Hebog route from OS Maps

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Route 5: Wetherlam & Black Sails, Lake District

Route 5: Wetherlam & Black Sails, Lake District

If you’re looking to take your hillwalking to the next level, this variation on a Lakeland classic is a great test of your steep ground and navigation confidence.

Click here to view and download the Wetherlam & Black Sails route from OS Maps

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Route 6: Pen y Fan, Brecon Beacons

Route 6: Pen y Fan, Brecon Beacons

Have the Brecon Beacons to yourself for a few hours with this quiet way to the busy summit of Pen y Fan.

Click here to view and download the Pen y Fan route from OS Maps

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Routes 7, 8 & 9: Off the beaten track, Cairngorms

Routes 7, 8 & 9: Off the beaten track, Cairngorms

Spend three days exploring the quieter corners of Scotland’s arctic plateau, taking in some exemplary Cairngorms scenery and wildlife.

Click here to view and download the Bynack More & Strath Nethy route from OS Maps

Click here to view and download the Fiacaill a’ Choire Chais & Loch Etchachan route from OS Maps

Click here to view and download the Loch Morlich & Creag a’ Chalamain route from OS Maps

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Routes 10, 11 & 12: Ultimate Weekend – Nantlle Ridge round, Snowdonia

Routes 10, 11 & 12: Ultimate Weekend – Nantlle Ridge round, Snowdonia

This exhilarating 3-day circuit traverses the complete length of the Nantlle Ridge – arguably the finest hillwalking ridge in Snowdonia.

Click here to view and download the Western Ridge: Cwm Pennant to Mynydd Graig Goch route from OS Maps

Click here to view and download the Nantlle Valley: Mynydd Graig Goch to Tal y Mignedd route from OS Maps

Click here to view and download the Eastern Ridge: Tal y Mignedd to Cwm Pennantroute from OS Maps

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