London Hikers is a London-based group of outdoors enthusiasts, organising activities from hiking to mountaineering, horse riding, biking, paddling. The group also fosters nature conservation and training courses around the outdoors disciplines
Lancashire isn’t famous for its bouldering. This wide county is better known for the dark satanic thrills found on lonely leads and soul-searing solos in the famous quarries of Wilton, Egerton, Anglezark. But this year a book has appeared that shows how times are changing.
Historically, via ferrata have been often underrated and misunderstood – but hill folk are beginning to wake up to just how much fun this sidelined sport can be. Ian Fenton and Dan Middleton look at what you need to know to get some ironing done this summer.