Blog: General

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.
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.
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.
Glossary of walking, hiking and rambling terms
By: Andrew Forrest - December 2022
We've pulled together the most common walking, hiking and rambling terminology into our own little dictionary of hiking, walking and rambling terms and terminology.