Trail magazine - August 2019 issue

On sale 11th July to 7th August

Lake District Escapes

Trek - Camp - Scramble - Swim


  • Climb Scotland’s ‘coolest’ mountain

  • Walk from Snowdon’s summit to the sea

  • Take on the world’s highest trek

  • West Highland Way

  • Our experts pick the six best daypacks

All of this and more can be found in the new August issue of the UK’s best-selling hillwalking magazine - on sale Thursday 11th July.

Inside the issue…


Fancy a real dose of escapism? Then turn off your phone, pack your tent and head for the Lakes on a solo backpacking adventure.

One ridge to rue them all

Short, sharp and thrilling. Is this route up one of Lakeland’s most iconic peaks the best ridge-walk in the country? We reckon so...


Blue sky thinking

The Cumbrian fells might be more usually associated with mizzle, but it’s not hard to find slices of Lakeland that were perfectly sculpted for summer.

No escape

Trail heads to north Wales to climb a pointy little peak, and gets an unexpected lesson in climate change.


Trek to the top of the world

Nepal’s Mera Peak is widely known as the highest trekking peak on the planet – but exactly how hard is that ‘trek’, and is the summit within reach for any British hillwalker?


Know-how, gear, and routes

All this and more in the August issue of Trail magazine
on sale 11.07.19