Temperatures are falling and the colder months are getting nearer. For us, that means one thing – time to start dreaming up our winter adventures. And while the majestic mountain ranges of Europe and beyond are usually where we turn, this year is a little different – and there’s never been a better time to discover the epic ascents on offer on our home island.
Winter can do incredible things to Britain’s mountains, with the coating of snow turning our hills into awesome Alpine-like spectacles. From gentle ridge scrambles to multi-day winter epics that are steeped in history, trust us - there’s endless potential. Make no mistake though, British mountains in winter are tough – that’s why we love them - but with the right gear and skills coupled with an adventurous approach and a healthy dose of respect for these challenging environments, this winter you can find yourself atop a UK peak feeling as exhilarated as if you were high in the Alps on a perfect day.
Ready to test your limits? We’ve picked out a few of the most spectacular areas of the UK to seek out and kick off your winter season in style.