Trail magazine - March 2018 issue

On sale 25th January to 21st February


New year, big dreams, more mountains!

  • 31 must-have experiences for your ultimate 2018
  • Scafell - England's highest scramble... in winter.
  • Camping in winter - Totally bonkers or seriously worth it?
  • John Muir Trust - Getting to the heart of the trust on Helvellyn.
  • Gear on test - hi-spec rucksacks and cosy fleeces.
  • Winter routes - 12 ready to go hill walks

All of this and more can be found in the new March issue of Trail magazine - on sale Thursday 25th January.


The other side of summer

An easy scramble becomes a tantalising expedition in winter. This is Lord's Rake under ice.

The harder and more wintry it becomes, the more enchanting it all is.

Dream it? Do it!

Whether you're a newcomer looking for a fasttrack to a hill walking life list worthy of teh best or simply want a cool 'List of Things to Do in 2018', here's a ready-made hillwalking CV just waiting for your boots!

31 things that will make this your most epic outdoor year yet.


Winter wild camping... how hard can it be?

For the uninitiated, the idea of lugging a tent up a snow-covered mountain in search of somewhere to sleep raises a lot of questions. We'll do our best to answer them here...

The fact remains that winter wild camping doesn’t have to equate to unbearable icy torment.

Extreme attraction

The most northerly point of Scotland is not John o'Groats. Trail goes to the very top of Britain and asks, "When it comes to cardinal extremes, where's the point...?"

It’s said that during storms the windows of the lighthouse have been blown out by stones thrown up from the cliffs.


Skills, gear, and routes

All this and more in the March issue of Trail magazine
on sale 25.01.18