Fixing the Fells: the campaign to save the paths of Scafell Pike

Lake District repair team fear funds to protect route up England’s highest mountain will fall short as crowdfunding deadline looms

Mountains of the moon: climbing Uganda’s highest peak

The remote Rwenzori mountains, on the Uganda/DRC border, offer treks through varied and stunning landscapes, and Africa’s third-highest summit, with none of the crowds found at Kilimanjaro

With Bach to the Baltic: a hike through German history

In 1705, JS Bach walked 250 miles from Arnstadt to Lübeck in search of inspiration. Follow in his footsteps now and there are mountains, beech woods and curious relics of the cold war to discover

Mountain: a movie that reaches new peaks of cinematography

Prepare to be taken to dizzying heights as a new documentary explores the physical beauty of the world’s highest places in ‘an exhilarating game of vertical pinball’

‘Kathmandu is still a place of magic’: Sir Chris Bonington

Despite much change, the Nepalese capital’s staggering views and warm memories are as vivid as ever for the veteran mountaineer and leader of 19 Himalayan expeditions

Gorgeous Georgia: walking in the Svaneti’s mountains

New flights from the UK have opened up the country’s unspoilt north west, an area of mighty peaks, flower meadows and fantastic hiking country

Climber Tommy Caldwell: ‘From an early age Yosemite became the centre of my universe’

Free climbing the Dawn Wall of El Capitan was an exhilarating experience – one of many in a career that has allowed Caldwell to see the world from on high

Armenia – Amberd Fortress

From the Park of Letters the road to Amberd is not in great condition and it’s just as well there’s not much traffic around as drivers have to avoid large potholes and large cracks in the tarmac every few hundred yards. Amberd Fortress is one of those old places where visitors can climb all overContinue reading “Armenia – Amberd Fortress”

Mountain huts and lodges in Europe: readers’ travel tips

Walkers share their favourite places to rest on a long hike, with ‘volcano huts’ in Iceland, mountain shelters and a hostel dug out of the cliffs among the highlights