Mountains

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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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The man on a mission to reveal the ‘souls’ of vanishing glaciers
American adventurer Garrett Fisher flies in a ramshackle antique plane, dangling his camera out of the window to capture the beauty of glaciers before they disappear

Patrick Barkham

30, Apr, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Speed at which world’s glaciers are melting has doubled in 20 years
Glacier melt contributing more to sea-level rise than loss of Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets, say experts

Jonathan Watts and Niko Kommenda

28, Apr, 2021 @3:00 PM

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It’s inspiring hope and change – but what is the IUCN’s green list?
The red list of species at risk is well-known, but the list for protected sites is quietly helping to ‘paint the planet green’

Patrick Greenfield

25, Apr, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Welcome back! UK's national parks brace for staycation invasion
As the Covid crisis eases, the UK’s beauty spots are learning from last year’s litter and parking rows about welcoming record crowds

Sarah Johnson

28, Mar, 2021 @9:45 AM

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Finding the middle of nowhere: hiking to Scotland's great wilderness
Memories of a winter trip to the most remote spot in Britain are a reminder of the raw beauty of the Highlands

Phoebe Smith

19, Feb, 2021 @6:30 AM

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Country diary: a fantasy escape for when lockdown ends
Plynlimon Fawr, Ceredigion: Ascending the highest peak in the Cambrian mountains offers views of expansive valleys and moorland lakes

Jim Perrin

13, Feb, 2021 @5:30 AM

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Country diary: on this mystical upland, a case of mistaken identity
Rhyd Ddu, Gwynedd: Fairies know how to confuse us mere humans, as they did during the making of my previous column

Jim Perrin

28, Jan, 2021 @5:30 AM

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