Mountains

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As I bum-shuffled my way down the scree at Avalanche Peak I wished I was back in the bush | Rose Lu
As my family were neither middle class nor white European I didn’t venture into the bush until I was an adult – I’ll never forget my first time

Rose Lu

02, Jan, 2022 @7:00 PM

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Animal crossings: the ecoducts helping wildlife navigate busy roads across the world
India’s tiger corridor and Australia’s possum ‘tunnel of love’ are among the myiad infrastructure projects providing safe passage

Patrick Greenfield

29, Dec, 2021 @10:15 AM

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Country diary: These hills are my life, but still they chill my bones
Cwm Pennant, Gwynedd: There is something about these falcon-haunted cliffs that makes me shiver

Jim Perrin

11, Dec, 2021 @5:30 AM

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Hot news from two billion years ago: plankton actually moved mountains
Our planet’s geology shaped life on Earth. But now scientists reveal it worked the other way around too

Robin McKie

05, Dec, 2021 @8:30 AM

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Gimme shelter: in praise of mountain huts
High in the mountains, warmth, company, refuge from the weather matter more than luxury – and Europe’s high places are, thankfully, dotted with places offering just that

Kevin Rushby

30, Nov, 2021 @7:00 AM

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It can feel like the world’s most spectacular wilderness; the savage beauty of Connemara
Connemara has inspired film crews, writers and maharajahs with its wild mountains and endless expanses of sky and sea

Fergal McCarthy

17, Nov, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Country diary: An explosion of colour before winter’s gloom
Badenoch, Cairngorms national park: The first snow may have appeared on the mountaintops, but the trees below are still ablaze with vibrant autumnal hues

Merryn Glover

26, Oct, 2021 @4:30 AM

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‘I was surprised every day’: Welsh mountain runner’s 189-peak challenge
Will Renwick set to complete three-week, 500-mile journey across Wales – after nearly giving up on day two

Steven Morris

01, Oct, 2021 @10:54 AM

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Hawaii to remove forbidden staircase due to ‘rampant trespassing’
The Haiku Stairs, a nearly 4,000-step trail across Oahu’s Ko’olau mountain range, has drawn tourists despite being prohibited from use

Dani Anguiano

22, Sep, 2021 @10:38 PM

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Country diary: a rocky road to a view of the estuary
Afon Mawddach, Gwynedd: The route seems unreasonably steep, and in my memory the lane was much shorter

John Gilbey

06, Sep, 2021 @4:30 AM

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Photos from ‘beyond the grave’: camera discovery reveals climber’s last images before fatal avalanche
Two decades ago Richard Stiles escaped an avalanche in New Zealand, but friend Steve Robinson wasn’t so lucky. Now the mountain has given up some of its secrets

Tory Shepherd

01, Sep, 2021 @5:30 PM

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Bike broke mountains: high-speed sports are destroying the Lake District’s fells | Letter
Letters: The national park should ban pursuits such as high-speed descents by mountain bikers and green-lane motoring, says Michael Reardon

Letters

24, Aug, 2021 @4:54 PM

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