Issue 13, Winter Guide

‘Why I love winter walking’ by Emily Rodway 

“Soft snow underfoot, frost-brittle leaves on the trees, squeaky ice on the pools. Winter walking is at its best when things turn properly cold – entering icy woodlands feels like walking into Narnia and even boggy ground hardens with the chill. In good conditions, there’s serious fun to be had up on the hills and mountains. If you’ve got the skills and equipment, heading upward through the contours can be a gateway to a winter wonderland of snow-draped slopes and (if you’re lucky) bluebird skies. And after a few hours stomping around on the tops, you’ll have earned your fireside pint….” 

 Emily Rodway is the Editor of the The Great Outdoors magazine.

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