Climbing holidays

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The great Ben Nevis glow-up: how I hiked up a mountain and became an artwork
The UK’s most stunning locations have been turned into works of art by 11,000 ‘lumenators’. Our writer grabs a geolight and gets a wind-chilled, freezing cold thrill on Britain’s tallest peak

Joanna Moorhead

25, Oct, 2022 @3:17 PM

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Bernard Heath obituary
Driving force behind the Mountain Bothies Association, which maintains shelters in wild and remote corners of Britain

Barry Smith

31, May, 2022 @4:27 PM

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Where the magic happens: 10 of Britain’s most mystical sites
From healing wells to sacred stones, the author of a new guide to Magical Britain selects his favourite wild and enchanting places

Rob Wildwood

16, Apr, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Walks of a lifetime: six epic mountain hikes across Europe
From a sandstone labyrinth to bears and marmots, Europe’s hills and mountains offer exhilarating long-distance walks. Just don’t forget your poles and harness

Kevin Rushby

19, Mar, 2022 @10:00 AM

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I lost my underwear on the trail of Odysseus in Ithaca, Greece
Research for a new guide book meant climbing a rock face on the Greek island crucial in Homer’s story, then crawling through spiky undergrowth. An epic in itself

Nigel Summerley

01, Mar, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Epic cycling, tough climbs and elemental suffering: the Banff Mountain Film festival
Now touring the UK, this festival of the best adventure documentaries will be balm to those who missed outdoor action in the pandemic

Peter Beaumont

28, Feb, 2022 @7:00 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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10 challenging UK outdoor adventures for children and teenagers
Activities like hiking, cycling, surfing and kayaking are ideal for enjoying nature as a family. Take your kids’ skills to the next level on one of these advanced trips this half term

Sam Haddad

27, May, 2021 @10:41 AM

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My kids can shoot up a climbing wall – but real rocks were a big challenge
Climbing is more popular than ever. Ahead of half-term our writer takes her sons on their first outdoor course in East Sussex

Sam Haddad

24, May, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Hybrid highs: the fun of combining two outdoors sports into one
After a hiking-rafting trip on Snowdon, our writer checks out other hybrid sports made possible by hi-tech ultra-lightweight kit

Kevin Rushby

18, May, 2021 @5:30 AM

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My alternative summer: travel writers’ plans for an epic UK adventure
With journeys to distant corners of the globe still on hold, our writers are gearing up to hike, climb, camp, and swim on home turf

Kevin Rushby, Caroline Eden, Lois Pryce, Phoebe Smith, Dan Richards

19, Apr, 2021 @5:30 AM

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10 adventurers on their trip of a lifetime
Drawing on memories of epic journeys can help sustain us through lockdown. Experts share their greatest conquests – and where they plan to go next

Kevin Rushby

21, Nov, 2020 @7:00 AM

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