Mountains

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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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Hot summer nights: ‘In my lonely shack I’d hear footsteps and think of axe murderers’
I fell hard for life in the Vosges in France. But when it got dark I couldn’t help being spooked by every rustle, bark and footstep I heard. Then a night drinking outside changed everything

Phil Daoust

24, Aug, 2021 @5:00 AM

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‘Not a walk in the park’: calls for visitors to ‘respect’ Snowdon
Concerns about lasting damage after influx of people, many of whom maybe ill-prepared to scale mountain

Steven Morris

23, Aug, 2021 @3:04 PM

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Country diary: a valley awash with sound
Tal-y-bont, Ceredigion: Along the banks of the boulder-strewn river, a subtle aural landscape emerges

John Gilbey

05, Jul, 2021 @4:30 AM

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The top-of-the-world feeling of bagging a Munro | Letter
Letter: The mountains will always be there, writes Barbara Gray, whatever their number

Letters

14, Jun, 2021 @4:14 PM

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Nepal reports 19 positive Covid tests at Dhaulagiri base camp
Decision to allow expeditions to go ahead dealt blow after outbreak on world’s seventh highest mountain

Rajneesh Bhandari in Kathmandu

05, May, 2021 @1:37 PM

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Melting ice reveals first world war relics in Italian Alps
Accelerating retreat of glaciers in Lombardy and Trentino Alto-Aldige reveals preserved history of ‘White War’

Angela Giuffrida in Stelvio national park

04, May, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Agony and virtue of delayed gratification | Letters
Letters: Hill walking is better to do than anticipate, writes Margaret Squires, but Karen Morris wonders if waiting has a value

Letters

02, May, 2021 @3:29 PM

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