Ten Best British Mountain Walking Routes
Choosing the ten biggest mountains is easy, choosing the ten scariest is a little harder, but picking ‘the best’ is arguably the most difficult task of all. Do we mean the most scenic? The most epic? The ones we’ve enjoyed most for all sorts of random reasons? Or maybe a little bit of each.
Pick ten different walkers and you may get ten different favourites, but here, chosen on all sorts of grounds but mostly for sheer ‘awesomeness’ is our pick of the ten best walking routes on British mountains along with a short description, a link to a fuller route online and an admittedly random justification of each choice.
We’ve added a short description to some of the routes and for the rest you will find a link directing you to the original article with extra images and a more detailed overview, so hopefully there will easily be enough information for a bit of inspiration.
So what do you reckon? What did we miss out that’s pure unadulterated brilliant and what did we include that’s sadly overrated in your opinion. Let us know in the forum and tell us why – what happened to Liathach for example – answer, we couldn’t spell it – and is the Cuillin Ridge really a ‘walking route’? And shouldn’t Tryfan be in there somewhere….
Yes, no, maybe, perhaps, but what the heck, these are the ones we plumped for. On with the show! Here’s the list: