Trail magazine - February 2019 issue

On sale 28th December to 23rd January


The Lake District in Winter!

From wild corners to snowy edges - discover it your way!


  • Your cosiest jacket ever

  • Beat your fear of heights

  • Epic Yorkshire

  • 12 walking routes with OS maps

All of this and more can be found in the new February issue of Trail magazine - on sale Friday 28th December.


winter in, game on

The Yorkshire Three Peaks: a trio of iconic summits within a sea of ragged moorland. It’s completed by thousands in summer, but how hard is this famous challenge when dictated by winter rules?

The table top of Ingleborough is a disorientating place in a whiteout

Facing the fear

A love of the mountains is not always a straightforward affair, and a fear of heights can turn a magical experience into a hellish mangle of trepidation and panic. But there is an answer, and it’s a brain game that everyone can learn from.

The principal theory behind the multi-approach programme is that there are two distinct parts of the brain


Striding edge in winter

It is the Lakes’ most famous ridge, and at its most stunning when white. But under snow,
is Helvellyn’s finest as hard as it looks? 

Striding Edge has become a rite of passage for just about everybody who walks or climbs

Rime team

Scottish giant Schiehallion’s historic landmarks can be tricky to find. Buried by snow, the challenge increases dramatically – but so does the reward in finding them…

It looks wonderfully triangular and mountain-shaped when seen from Loch Rannoch to the West


Know-how, gear, and routes

All this and more in the February issue of Trail magazine
on sale 27.12.18