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  • Q&A: Fell Top Assessor Zac Poulton

    Q&A: Fell Top Assessor Zac Poulton

    2nd December 2020

    The Great Outdoors speaks to Zac Poulton of the Lake District National Park Authority’s fell top assessors team about what it’s like to have ‘the best job in the world’ – and how hillwalkers can stay safe in the fells…

  • Hill fitness: top 10 tips

    Hill fitness: top 10 tips

    18th November 2020

    Looking to take on a hillwalking challenge, increase your winter walking stamina or just feel a little bit less knackered at the end of a long hike? James Forrest, fresh from completing a record-breaking self-supported round of the Wainwrights, shares…

  • Top 10 hills for winter walking beginners

    Top 10 hills for winter walking beginners

    11th November 2020

    There’s no such thing as an ‘easy’ winter mountain – but if you’re looking for somewhere to practice newly-acquired winter skills then these hills are just the ticket. 

  • How to pack for fastpacking

    How to pack for fastpacking

    11th November 2020

    ‘Fastpacking’ is a step up from ultralight backpacking, combining a lightweight approach with extra speed. Jenny Tough explains how to pack for fastpacking – with a little help from British gear brand Montane.   

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