Summiting the mighty Ben Nevis, the highest peak in the UK, in winter conditions is an amazing experience and is not an undertaking for the fainthearted! It is cold, can be very windy and has a substantial snow covering! It is almost unrecognisable from the summer
Standing at 5,895m, Mt Kilimanjaro is, of course, the highest mountain in Africa.
This vast, snow-capped and fortunately dormant/extinct volcano is found in northwest Tanzania close to the Kenyan border. The uppermost point of the world's highest free-standing mountain is Uhuru peak
This event covers the whole length of Hadrian’s Wall in three days. You cycle the first part, walk the central and more mountainous part, and cycle the last part. The walking part covers some of the finest and best preserved sections of the Wall
Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) at 1,085m high is the highest mountain in Wales, surrounded by the Snowdonia National Park. It is steeped in history and protected by rocky ridges making Snowdon a unique mountain, one of the few places on Earth where the Snowdon Lily (Lloydia Serotina) can be found. 1953 saw a British team attempt Mount Everest, the highest and mightiest of all mountains. Where did they train...
The Coast to Coast route is the classic cycle route in the north of England, on a par with (but not along!) Wainwright's famous Coast to Coast walk. The cycle route runs from the Irish Sea at Whitehaven to the North Sea at Sunderland. It's a deservedly popular route and a classic challenge, covering 225km (140 miles) in three days. Altogether, it makes for a truly memorable trip
The Lake District Cycle Challenge is a serious challenge for any cyclist. In just over 40 miles, you climb Wrynose Pass, cycle alongside 4 beautiful lakes and enjoy the cycling gem that is the Duddon Valley. Set amid classic Lake District mountainous terrain, this route will leave you feeling exhilarated with an amazing sense of achievement. Riding with a guide and support vehicle, this is a...
Mount Everest at 8848m is the highest mountain on earth. Why do you want to go? Because of the mystique surrounding the mountain, the idea of seeing the highest place on earth, or maybe setting your sights even higher than base camp