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11 top tips… for hiking with kids

11 top tips… for hiking with kids

Follow these top tips from Oli, The Outdoor Dad, to make the most out of hiking with your kids. Have fun out there! 1. Get them involved with route-planning Of course you aren’t going...


30 second adventure guide: Torres del Paine National Park, Patagonia, Chile

30 second adventure guide: Torres del Paine National Park, Patagonia, Chile

Torres del Paine National Park is recognised as one of the most unique places on the planet and was declared a Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO in 1978. Why you should go: Described as...


How to be an Alpine guide

How to be an Alpine guide

ViewRanger meets Lorenzo Iachelini, an Alpine guide based on the edge of Italy’s legendary Dolomite mountains, to discover what it takes to do one of the world’s coolest jobs.   You have a very...


30 second adventure guide: Milford Sound, Fiordland National Park, NZ

30 second adventure guide: Milford Sound, Fiordland National Park, NZ

One of New Zealand’s most stunning natural attractions: Milford Sound, lying within Fiordland National Park, is the only fiord in New Zealand that can be accessed by road. Why you should go: Rudyard...


Elizabeth’s Footprint: Walk of Love

Elizabeth’s Footprint: Walk of Love

On the 14th February 2016, Natalia Spencer set off on her almost-year-long walk around Britain’s coastline, starting and ending at Durdle Door in Dorset. This location is significant – it was the...


30 second adventure guide: Banff National Park, Canada

30 second adventure guide: Banff National Park, Canada

Canada is celebrating its 150th anniversary this year, and is offering everyone free admission to its national parks – what a great reason to visit Canada’s oldest national park, Banff. Why you should...


11 amazing backpacker hostels you have to visit

11 amazing backpacker hostels you have to visit

Your choice of hostel can make or break any trip. So to save you the hassle of searching for the perfect outdoor hideaway, we’ve done the hard work for you. In some...


30 second adventure guide: Zermatt, Switzerland

30 second adventure guide: Zermatt, Switzerland

Zermatt is a traditional alpine village enclosed by 38 summits above 4,000m, and home to the highest ski resort in Europe. Thousands of adventure seekers flock here every year to visit a...


10 expert tips for tackling winter mountains

10 expert tips for tackling winter mountains

ViewRanger explorer Hetty is no stranger to tough winter mountains. She shares her tips with us for preparing well and staying safe in the mountains this season: Earlier this year I had my...


30 second adventure guide: family camping in Windermere, the Lake District

30 second adventure guide: family camping in Windermere, the Lake District

Windermere, a large lake in Cumbria’s Lake District National Park, is surrounded by mountain peaks and villages for you to explore – the perfect trip for all ages and abilities. Why you should...


Peak bagging with ViewRanger

Peak bagging with ViewRanger

ViewRanger catches up with mountain addict Tom Clague, who shares his amazing story of climbing 318 British peaks in the past two years.   You bagged all 104 of Snowdonia’s Hewitts in 2016. For...


30 second adventure guide: Olympic National Park, Washington, US

30 second adventure guide: Olympic National Park, Washington, US

The USA’s Olympic National Park has a huge range of natural diversity. From glacier-capped mountains to rainforests with trees soaring 20 stories high and more than 75 miles of coastline, there’s so...