Winter 2020

To access back issues of the magazine you will need to be a member.

Find out more about becoming a member

Cover of walk magazine winter 2020

Walk and Talk with Hazel Strachan

A woman standing with a map, beside her backpack, with a mountain behind

The record-breaking solo walker, wild camper, packrafter and Ramblers member has successfully summited Scotland’s 282 Munros (hills over 914m/ 3,000ft) an astonishing 10 times – and an eleventh attempt is well under way.

Rainy day wear

A woman outdoors, wearing a blue waterproof jacket, with the hood up

A waterproof jacket is essential for safe and enjoyable walking all year round. Jackets come in a range of different fabrics and features, designed to deal with the full spectrum of weather conditions. Here’s our guide to picking the right combination to suit you.

Something to CRoW about

Illustration of people enjoying access to lands, past a fence

The Countryside and Rights of Way Act 2000 enshrined the right of walkers to roam freely across mapped areas of open country – a significant victory for the Ramblers. How has it changed access in England and Wales in the last 20 years?

The sky at night

Stars visible in the sky, above a city, at night time

With longer nights and crisp, clear air, winter can be a great time to discover the astronomical wonders of our night skies – as long as you wrap up warm and follow our experts’ advice.

Big walk: The Welsh 3,000s

A young woman climbing, with poles. up a steep slope of heater and rock, a lake far below

For experienced hillwalkers in search of an adventure, the Welsh 3,000s is a classic mountain route that links all 15 of Snowdonia’s biggest peaks.