Bernese Overland trails Switzerland. The trails traverse the vibrant green foothills of the Swiss Alps, encircling the stark granite peaks of Eiger, Mönch, and Jungfrau. Expect to see waterfalls, glacier-carved mountains, wildflower meadows, and what very well may be the happiest and handsomest cows on earth.
Frozen Plitvice Lakes in Winter, Croatia National Park Plitvice Lakes is one of Croatia's most popular tourist destinations. Thousands of tourists every summer visit this park but as winter show up, it's a wonderland of frozen waterfalls, wooden walkways and hiking trails traverse the porous karst limestone. This World Heritage Site gets new dimension and is a veritable wildlife haven, home to everything from birds to boars and even bears.
England - One of the world’s great hikes, the Wainwright coast-to-coast trail spans 190 mi from the Irish Sea in Cumbria to North Yorkshire moors. Pioneered by author Alfred Wainwright, the trail is just one of England’s extensive network of walking trails running the length and breadth of the country. Hiking the trail takes 10-14 days, crossing through 3 National parks – the Lake District, the green valleys of the Yorkshire Dales and the pink and purple heather of the North Yorkshire Moors.
"For me there is only the traveling on paths that have heart, on any path that may have heart, and the only worthwhile challenge is to traverse its full length--and there I travel looking, looking breathlessly." - Carlos Castaneda
In this Issue: WIN BIG! Hill gear worth £1483 up for grabs Discover a new place - make this weekend your next adventure Isle of Eigg - A night on Britain's most ethereal summit Highland hideouts - Mountain caves that made hidey-hole history Gear you need - Go-anywhere boots, Headtorch shoot-out, Kit for winter camps 11 routes + OS maps - Helvellyn, Nantlle Ridge, Lochare Traverse