The big walk: Rutland Round
Ursula Martin: Walk and Talk
Gear review: Winter gear
Masterclass: Hillwalking in winter
Two warmly dressed people climbing rocks

Gear on Test: Winter walking gear

Good walking gear gets you out of the door, while the best keeps you there. Versatility is key when choosing top kit for winter walks with these picks from our experts, Jen and Sim Benson.
View across water and grass islands

The Big Walk: Rutland Round

As Rutland prepares to celebrate its 25th birthday, read how the 65-mile boundary-tracing Rutland Round helped put England’s smallest county on the walking map.
Walking boots, in the snow

Always be prepared

Hillwalking in winter can be incredibly rewarding, but also challenging and technical. Jen and Sim Benson select 10 of the more specialised items to pack for the most extreme conditions. 
A walker, with poles, looking out across a snowy hill view

Masterclass: Hillwalking in Winter

Shorter days and severe weather conditions can present new challenges – particularly on high ground or in remote areas. Our expert shares her top tips for staying safe this season.
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Walk & Talk: Ursula Martin

The Welsh long-distance walker on spending nearly three years walking 8,850km/5,500 miles home from Ukraine, passing through 14 countries and a global pandemic.
Damaged camera and case

Lost camera found

Rambler Mike Price and fellow walker Ken Critchley recall the remarkable chain of events that led to the return a beloved camera lost on a remote walk in the Scottish Highlands 12 years ago. 

 

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