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Bad knees? Maybe you should use walking poles

3 Jun , 2017  

Jonathan and Lesley posing with their walking poles on the Alpine Pass Route

Using walking poles, or even a single pole, will reduce knee pain and increase hill climbing power and endurance. Joe even uses them for ultrarunning – here’s the lowdown.

News / Advice / How To / Reviews, UK Mountains

Alex Staniforth’s challenge to climb UK County Tops

13 May , 2017  

Young adventurer Alex Staniforth has set himself a bold new challenge to climb the UK County Tops to raise money for charity.

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An intro to… The Snowdonia Way: a new route through Wales

24 Feb , 2017  

Walk the Snowdonia Way with a Cicerone guidebook

Have you heard of the Snowdonia Way? It’s a brand new walking route designed by Alex Kendall to showcase the best of Snowdonia. Here’s a quick intro to your next favourite walk in Wales.

UK Mountains

What are the Munros? And why should I climb them?

29 Nov , 2016  

Walk the Munros with Steve Kew's Cicerone guidebooks

What are the Munros and why you should walk them? Steve Kew, the author of two Cicerone guidebooks on these hills, explains more.

UK, UK Mountains

You’ve heard of the Corbetts but what exactly is a Corbett?

23 Aug , 2013  

Walking the Corbetts, what is a Corbett

John Rooke Corbett was the fourth person and first Englishman to compleat the Munros. He went on to create a list of Corbetts… But what is a Corbett?