9 episodes

The hillwalking podcast from the British Mountaineering Council. Each week the host, Niall Grimes, chooses an upland area or coastal path and then talks to someone who knows and loves the area. Together they find the special magic of the place and point listeners towards the great hikes and features to be found there.

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The hillwalking podcast from the British Mountaineering Council. Each week the host, Niall Grimes, chooses an upland area or coastal path and then talks to someone who knows and loves the area. Together they find the special magic of the place and point listeners towards the great hikes and features to be found there.

    9 The Carneddau - the high wilderness

    9 The Carneddau - the high wilderness

    Nature photographer and explorer John Beatty talks about the Carneddau mountains in Snowdonia, and why he goes there in search of connection and space.

    • 44 min
    8 The Cuillin - a place of dreams

    8 The Cuillin - a place of dreams

    Skye's Cuillin mountains are a place of pilgrimage for any mountain lover and its famous ridge is a lifetime dream for many. Local guide Mike Lates (www.skyeguides.co.uk) takes us to these mountains and breathes in their majesty.

    • 53 min
    7 The Coniston Fells - the Old Man and a dog

    7 The Coniston Fells - the Old Man and a dog

    Come for a hike and an adventure around the Coniston Fells in the Lake District in the company of local guide, Vicki McCreadie. Vicki opens our eyes to the joy and majesty of these hills and takes us on a few of her favourite walks.

    • 34 min
    Kinder - crags, hags, groughs and bogs

    Kinder - crags, hags, groughs and bogs

    The Kinder Plateau may sit on the doorstep of Manchester and Sheffield, but step onto it and you can find yourself experiencing a true wilderness in winter, a desert in summer and a soul-lifting day out at any time of the year. Peter Judd takes us there.

    • 56 min
    4 Calderdale - moors, the past and the future

    4 Calderdale - moors, the past and the future

    Chris Dean takes us to the moors above Calderdale, looks at their past and reflects on their importance for the environment, as well as the work of the Moors for the Future Partnership.

    • 43 min
    4 Snowdon for the First Time

    4 Snowdon for the First Time

    For many mountaineers and non-mountaineers alike, the lofty pyramid of Snowdon exerts a strong attraction. The highest peak in Wales and England. Every year many thousands of visitors make their way to the summit. For some it could be their first 3,000 foot mountain.

    Snowdonia based guide Kate Worthington talks to host, Niall Grimes, about the many ways up the mountain, what to look out for and much more knowledge along the way. If you are thinking about a visit, this podcast is essential listening.

    • 1 hr 1 min

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