Equipment guide: Geared Up for Trekking

Equipment guide: Geared Up for Trekking

With contributions from Hilary Sharp and Tavienne Kelly, Gear Editor Chris Townsend looks at how to pack for a walking holiday overseas, whether on an organised trek or self-guided long-distance walk.

Hiking the Fjällräven Classic

Hiking the Fjällräven Classic

The Fjällräven Classic is an annual 68-mile / 110km backpacking event in one of Europe’s most northerly wildernesses, the awe-inspiring mountain landscape of Swedish Lapland.

Ten Long Days in the Arctic

Ten Long Days in the Arctic

Mark Waring spends time exploring the High Arctic wilderness of Svalbard.

Mountain hares in catastrophic decline

Mountain hares in catastrophic decline

A new study demonstrates scale of mountain hare population crash – and suggests grouse moorland management is to blame.

16 of the best overseas adventures for 2018

16 of the best overseas adventures for 2018

There’s still time for an overseas summer walking adventure. Why not make it one of these?

Going lighter: clothing for lightweight backpacking

Going lighter: clothing for lightweight backpacking

How can you reduce pack weight while also ensuring you have the right clothing for your objective? We take a look at clothing systems for lightweight backpacking

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