Trail is the UK's best-selling hillwalking magazine. Getting 132 pages of inspiring photography, destination ideas, the most important skills for staying safe in the hills and showcases of the shiniest new kit through your letterbox 13 times a year is not only an absorbing treat - it frees up more time for the important stuff. Like packing a rucksack, jumping in the car and heading for the mountains!
If walking in high places, waking up to a stunning sunrise from a summit camp and experiencing the unique grandeur of the British Isles from an elevated perspective is your idea of a great weekend - let Trail magazine be your guide.
Trail magazine is the UK's best-selling hill walking magazine, and every month packs incredible imagery, inspirational ideas for adventures, fully-mapped routes and expert-written gear reviews into every page.
In each issue of Trail magazine, you will find:
Award-winning writing from the UK's wildest places - from Lakeland to the Highlands - inspiring you to get out there.
Outstanding photography capturing Britain at its most awe-inspiring.
The UK's most influential gear reviews - from tents and sleeping bags to boots and waterproof jackets.
Skills and tips from outdoor experts on how to look after yourself in high and wild places.
Win kit, make friends and get your face in the magazine as part of one of the most vibrant and adventurous readerships around!
Whether you're looking for the latest digital edition or a monthly subscription, no matter what level of ability you have you'll find something to take you higher in Trail magazine.
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Mountains for the Mind is a new campaign from Trail magazine promoting the benefits of being outside. We believe in the power of the mountains to change lives and improve mental health – and we need your help to spread the word.
Mountains for the Mind is about inspiring friends, colleagues and loved ones to get into the hills and mountains, so they can take the first steps towards better mental health.
Print magazine subscriptions will either start with the next available issue or the issue you selected at the checkout. Although we will do our utmost to ensure that your magazine is delivered at the same time it is available in the shops (or sooner) it is possible on some occasions it may be unavoidably delayed. If this is the case, we would ask that you please allow an extra 5 days for delivery before contacting us. Delivery of print magazines to subscribers outside of the UK takes up to 15 working days (excludes weekends and Public Holidays).
For a digital subscriptions, as soon as your subscription has been confirmed by an confirmation email, you will be able to access the latest issue. From that point onwards, you will receive all future issues as long as your subscription remains active. Please note that you will not be able to access any of the issues that came out prior to the start of your subscription.
Outside of the UK - Speed of delivery to subscribers outside the UK obviously depends on the quality of service provided by the various organizations along the way. The following airmail delivery times should be calculated from the date the magazine is published and are approximate: Delivery of print magazines to subscribers outside of the UK takes up to 15 working days (excludes weekends and Public Holidays)
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Unfortunately due to logistics and costs it is not always possible to include the newsstand gift with the subscription issue. To compensate subscribers receive a discount price for their magazines over the year.
Subscribe to Trail today from £43.60 a year & we’ll send you a Silva Headtorch worth £36!*
With a powerful 320 lm light output and a beam of 60 meters, Scout XT lights up any dark hiking trail or camp. It’s got an additional red light mode that preserves your night vision, as well as a battery level indicator and large on/off button. With low weight and a comfortable anti-slip headband, Scout XT is a great companion for hikers and campers who want to stay another night – or two. Just bring some extra AAA batteries and your lamp will be right there with you, for as long as you like.