In the footholds of Dorothy Pilley: how my great-great aunt became a climbing inspiration

Prompted by the discovery of her memoir, Dan Richards goes on the trail of Dorothy Pilley, a trailblazing female climber who explored the world

A trip to Everest Base Camp

A no-holds-barred account of a trip to the Everest Base Camp

http://www.theguardian.com/travel/2014/jul/16/-sp-mount-everest-the-go-slow-guide-to-base-camp-with-a-fast-ride-home

Fell running in the English Lake District

Wild running in the UK – the Lake District’s fells offer some of the finest running trails in the UK.

http://www.theguardian.com/travel/2014/may/12/wild-running-routes-lake-district

Where Nairo Quintana learned his cycling

Nairo Quintana has just won the Giro d’Italia – this article shows you where his cycling education began.

http://www.theguardian.com/travel/2014/jun/01/cycling-colombia-nairo-quintana

Don’t look down – hikes from around the world

If you’re looking for a peak hiking experience then consider the places in the following article:

http://www.theguardian.com/travel/gallery/2014/jan/30/dont-look-down-a-glimpse-at-the-worlds-scariest-hikes

Just remember to get off the via ferrata if there’s a lightning storm.