Discover the routes from the December 2017 issue of Trail magazine with Ordnance Survey
Pillar via Shamrock Terrace, Lake District
Are you up for a challenge? Explore a little-know walker's route hidden beside Pillar: the Shamrock Traverse.
T'other Borrowdale, Lake District
This beautiful, rugged and peaceful valley in the eastern Lakes is far too often overlooked. We think it deserves your attention.
Beinn Eighe, NW Highlands
Follow one of Scotland's classic ridge walks and enjoy a thrilling finale beneath the majestic triple buttress in Coire Mhic Fhearchair.
Sgorr nam Fiannaidh, West Highlands
Sgorr na Ciche provides an easier approach onto Sgorr nam Fiannaidh, the western Munro of the infamous Aonach Eagach.
3 days in The Two Lairigs, Cairngorms
The two greatest hill passes in Scotland's sun-arctic big country make for a stunning not-so-low-level circuit.
Click here for the Lairig Ghru & Carn a' Mhaim Ordnance Survey route
Click here for the Lairig an Laoigh & Beinn a' Chaorainn Ordnance Survey route
Click here for the Bynack More & Ryvoan Pass Ordnance Survey route
3 days from Sea to Summit, Snowdonia
We present one epic backpacking journey, starting at sea-level in Conwy, crossing in to the Carneddau and over the Glyderau to Snowdon.
Click here for the Conwy to Bwlch y Ddeufaen Ordnance Survey route
Click here for the Bwlch y Ddeufaen to Ogwen Valley Ordnance Survey route
Click here for the Ogwen Valley to Rhyd-Ddu Ordnance Survey route
Discover the routes from the November 2017 issue of Trail magazine with Ordnance Survey
Haycock and Ennerdale, Lake District
Diverse landscapes, sparkling rivers, summits and valley floors make this part of the Lake District a great place for adventuring.
Snowdon from the NW, Snowdonia
Enjoy this sensationally popular mountain from a different, less crowded angle with an ascent of Moel Cynghorion first.
Aran Fawddwy Traverse, Snowdonia
Snowdonia's secret Aran Fawddwy's 'unfashionable' location is one of its many strengths, and this route takes in many more.
Cranmere Pool, Dartmoor
Regarded as the remotest part of Dartmoor and the source of the West Okement and East Dart rivers, this route takes you deep into wildest Devon.
Ben MacDui & Cairn Gorm, Cairngorms
Britain's second highest hill is a wild slice of the arctic. Its sixth highest isn't quite. But here's an exciting way to climb both.
Creag Follais & Creag Dubh, Cairngorms
This route stays off the big Cairngorm summits, but still finds the journey to the Argyll Stone has plenty to offer.
3 routes in the Vale of Lorton, Lake District
This gateway to Buttermere opens up a playground of mountains with extraordinary views and satisfying climbs.
2 days in Glen Coul, NW Scotland
Bag a brace of bothies and a splendidly isolated Corbett in Scotland's far north via Gleann Dubh, Beinn Leoid and Glen Coul.
Discover the routes from the October 2017 issue of Trail magazine with Ordnance Survey
Simon’s Seat & Uldale, Cumbria
If you’re fed up of those eroded paths in the Lake District, head over the M6 and make for the Howgills.
Click here for the Simon’s Seat & Uldale Ordnance Survey route
Manor Hills & St Mary’s Loch, Southern Uplands
Take a walk through the myths, legends, history and high places of the Southern Uplands.
Coniston Old Man, Lake District
Coniston Old Man's main drag is steep and busy, but there is another way round... well, a sort of sideways route.
Sron a’ Cha-no & Cairn Gorm, Cairngorms
The little frequented ridge of Sron a’ Cha-no provides a fantastic off-the-beaten-track approach onto Cairn Gorm.
3 routes in Keswick, Lake District
This north Lakeland town might be the busiest outdoor hub in the UK, but quiet ridge walks can still be found.
Click here for the Skiddaw & Longside Edge Ordnance Survey route
Click here for the Watendlath & the Armboth Fells Ordnance Survey route
Click here for the The Dodds: Helvellyn’s other half Ordnance Survey route
3 routes in Aberfeldy, Trossachs
"So wondrous wild, the whole might seem the scenery of a fairy dream," Sir Walter Scott invites you to Aberfoyle (with slight update).
Discover the routes from the September 2017 issue of Trail magazine with Ordnance Survey
Harter Fell & Wallowbarrow Gorge, Lake District
If you want to turn an easy summit into a stamina test in the remote and otherworldly Duddon Valley, here's how to go about it.
The Durisdeer Hills, Southern Scotland
With their super-elegant whale-back slopes, the Durisdeer Hills are the perfect introduction to the Southern Uplands.
3 routes in The Eden Valley, North Pennines
A few days in Dufton provide an excellent introduction to the North Pennines, a region which has been dubbed ‘England’s last wilderness’.
3 routes in Rannoch Moor, Central Highlands
Take three days and thoroughly explore one of Scotland’s most beautifully desolate and valuable boglands.
Discover the routes from the August 2017 issue of Trail magazine with Ordnance Survey
Cadair Idris from the west, Snowdonia
Brace yourself for a varied and challenging walk up and over peaks from Cadair Idris' quiet side.
Edale Ridges, Peak District
If you go into the rocks above Edale, you're sure of a big surprise - with animal shapes and near solitude on two lesser-known ridges
Middle Fell to Yewbarrow, Lake District
Seatallan, Steeple, Yewbarrow: great names for some grand hills. But little Middle Fell tops them all.
3 routes in The Isle of Colonsay, Inner Hebrides
Colonsay is a real Hebridean gem and its cliffs and hills will soon tempt you into becoming a regular visitor.
3 routes in Kentmere, Lake District
These quiet Lakeland routes make for a great weekender.
Discover the routes from the July 2017 issue of Trail magazine with Ordnance Survey
Blencathra via Sharp Edge, Lake District
Head for the classic Blencathra scramble with awesome views, a lofty airy ridge and lovely rock - in dry weather, at least!
Wet Sleddale Horseshoe, Lake District
Head into a trackless wilderness where you'll need your navigational wits about you around an unusual horseshoe.
Howden Valley, Peak District
Woodland, far-reaching views, easy navigation and a bit of rough fun around the edges - all to be had at the upper end of Derwent.
Caerketton to Capelaw, South-east Scotland
The Pentland Hills offer many superb hillwalks, but perhaps the finest crosses three of its northern peaks.
3 routes in The Cairngorms
Seek out secret Scottish scrambling sites.
3 days in Y Mynydd Du & Forest Fawr
Pick your way through some of the most scenic, yet least visited corners of the Brecon Beacons.
Discover the routes from the June 2017 issue of Trail magazine with Ordnance Survey.
The Stiperstones, Shropshire
Head off to The Bog and explore a series of rocky outcrops in the heart of Shropshire's secret hills.
Southern Snowdon Horseshoe, Snowdonia
Check out Wales' main attraction using some quieter ascents and descents to enjoy Yr Wyddfa's fine ridges and peaks.
Moel Hebog, Snowdonia
Sitting in the shadow of Snowdon, this great little mountain is often overlooked, but it's a quiet, fun climb and simply can't be missed.
Esk Pike & Bow Fell, Lake District
The forgotten fell, by a route nobody but you has ever been on (perhaps). Scramble the rocky side of Esk Pike then on to Bow Fell.
2 routes around the Isle of Skye
These routes are among the greatest hands-on days in Scotland - perfect prep for a Cuillin ridge traverse.
3 days from North to West across the Lake District
Discover a fabulous high-level wild camping route across the Lakes, rarely dropping below 500m in 50km.
Discover the routes from the May 2017 issue of Trail magazine with Ordnance Survey.
Wildboar Clough, Peak District
An engaging scramble, navigation challenge and return along the Pennine Way all makes for a brilliant day on Bleaklow.
Woodland Fell, Lake District
Explore little-frequented Woodland Fell, home to the delightful Beacon Tarn and a land of rugged slopes and rocky outcrops.
Honister to Buttermere, Lake District
Take a linear route over Haystacks and High Stile in search of great views and a hidden, rocky waterfall.
Snowdon's south ridge, Snowdonia
Avoid the masses with this absolute treat: one of the most exciting scrambly walks Wales' highest mountain has to offer.
Cat Bells & Maiden Moor, Lake District
An undiscovered Cat Bells? We may just have found a belter - but you'll definitely need a head for heights on steep, exposed ground!
North Jura Coast, Inner Hebrides
A bushwacking, bogtrotting exploration of the Isle of Jura's wild northern glens and coastline.
3 routes around Exmoor's coast
With its rugged coastline, windswept hills and peaceful valleys, Exmoor offers a bit of everything.
Click here for the Porlock to Foreland Point Ordnance Survey route
Click here for the Foreland Point & Brendon Common circular Ordnance Survey route
Click here for the Foreland Point back to Porlock Ordnance Survey route
3 routes around the Orkney Islands
The Old Man, creepy little Dwarfie and others all invite you aboard the Stromness Ferry.
Discover the routes from the Spring 2017 issue of Trail magazine with Ordnance Survey.
Rosthwaite Fell, Lake District
It's tempting to pund past hills en route to a more famous mountain. But slow down to savour this classically proportioned fell.
Twmpa, Black Mountains
Quiet with fantastic views and beautiful valleys, the Black Mountains are a great place to explore.
Bynack More, Cairngorms
A simple ascent onto Bynack More and a challenging return through Strath Nethy highlight the diversity of the Cairngorms.
3 routes from Capel Curig, Snowdonia
Turn left for Snowdon, right for Ogwen or stay where you are and explore this Welsh hub
3 routes from Killin, South Highlands
Stunning Scottish countryside and some pleasantly challenging terrain done three ways.
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