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The ultimate guide to Ingleborough
By: Andrew Forrest - February 2024
Explore Ingleborough with our Ultimate Guide, where history, geology, nature, and adventure come together in the Yorkshire Dales. From the Roman invaders to exhilarating walks, intricate underground and overground features, a Nature Reserve and other hidden gems, this comprehensive guide will unveil the secrets of Ingleborough, making your visit an unforgettable journey.
The ultimate guide to Pendle Hill
By: Andrew Forrest - updated February 2024
Explore the captivating allure of Pendle Hill with our Ultimate Guide, where history, nature, and adventure converge in Lancashire's iconic landscape. From the haunting tales of the Pendle Witch Trials to exhilarating walks, picturesque villages and hidden gems, this comprehensive guide will unveil the secrets of Pendle Hill, making your visit an unforgettable journey.
Charities doing the Yorkshire Three Peaks Walk
By: Andrew Forrest - updated January 2024
Even though walking any of Pen-y-ghent, Whernside, or Ingleborough in isolation is a satisfying walk in itself, there's one thing that many people seem to like: a challenge! As with many challenges, people like doing them for charity.
How to lace hiking boots and shoes: Master the art of lacing for comfort and support
By: Andrew Forrest - December 2023
In this comprehensive guide, we'll unravel the art of lacing techniques, revealing how minor adjustments can yield substantial improvements in performance, comfort and support during outdoor adventures.
Alfred Wainwright's Lakeland Fells - The Ultimate Guide
By: Andrew Forrest - December 2023
In this article, we explore the 214 Wainwrights on an interactive Wainwrights map, with fell lists by height and guide you through Alfred Wainwright's seven-volume Pictorial Guide to the Lakeland Fells.
A comprehensive beginner's guide to walking and hiking
By: Andrew Forrest - May 2023
Whether you're a complete beginner or just want some additional advice, our comprehensive guide to hiking for beginners sets out many hiking tips and will help you navigate your walks with ease and confidence.
Tips for preventing and treating blisters - a guide for walkers, hikers and backpackers
By: Andrew Forrest - December 2022
Most of us have experienced blisters whilst walking or hiking - but do we have to? If you are out on a hike and that sore spot starts to form on your foot, what can you do to prevent it from getting worse, or better still, stop blisters from forming in the first place?
Top 15 safety tips for hiking
By: Andrew Forrest - December 2022
Whether you are new to walking or an experienced hiker, safety out on your walk is paramount. These essential safety tips are for beginners and experts alike.
Triangulation (trig) Pillars (points)
By: Andrew Forrest - December 2022
An insight into Triangulation Pillars (Trig Points). What are they? Who put them there? Why are they there? What are they for? All these questions are answered along with other interesting facts about these iconic structures.