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LDWA Long Distance Walkers Association
The LDWA is an Association of people with the common interest of walking long distances in rural, mountainous or moorland areas.
Backpackers Club Backpackers Club
The Backpackers Club is for anybody who enjoys lightweight camping. The aim of the club is to promote and encourage backpacking for the benefit of its members.
CRoW Open Access Portal CRoW Open Access Portal - Natural England
Use this portal to check for details of temporary closures and restrictions of Open Access land.
Search by OS grid reference, place name/postcode or National Park between a range of dates and it gives a detailed map showing the affected area and the nature of the closure or restriction.

Hill & Mountain Lists:

John and Anne Nuttall The Mountains of England and Wales.
Includes a list of completers and a discussion board, along with details of the authors' other works.
Myrddyn Phillips-Mapping Mountains Myrddyn Phillips - Mapping Mountains
Welsh place names, hill surveys and lists
Database of British & Irish Hills Hills Database
Includes downloadable data files for the British hills, a discussion of peak measurement errors and other numerical topics.
Hill-Bagging Simon Edwardes - Hill-Bagging
Definitive site for hill lists and logging based on the Hills Database
HaroldStreet Phil Newby - HaroldStreet
Mountain Lists, GPS Waypoints & Hill Walking Routes
Alun Fisher Significant summits of the British Isles
A very interesting study of hills based on Prominence and how they define the natural topographical divisions. Includes lists of the most prominent hills in Britain.

Mapping sites:

GPS Training: free online Ordnance Survey route planning GPS Training
Free online Ordnance Survey route planning

Walking & Photo sites:

Snap the Peaks Snap the Peaks - a photo guide to walking in the Peak District
Andy Harbach - Walking in Snowdonia Andy Harbach - Walking in Snowdonia
Striding Edge Striding Edge - Wainwright fell walks & photos
Walking Routes Walking Routes
Snowdonia Backpacking Snowdonia Backpacking trip reports
My Pennines - Matt O'Brien My Pennines - Matt O'Brien
Wild Yorkshire Way Wild Yorkshire Way
Roger & Ann Hiley Roger & Ann Hiley's site
The Walking Forum The Walking Forum
David Preston My walking world
Welsh 3000s The Welsh 3000s Challenge
Boyd Harris The Whittle Wanderer walking pages
Cheviot Walks Geoff Holland's Cheviot Walks site
KarlsWalks Karls Walks - Pictures and trip reports from my walks in the English Lake District
Happy Hiker Happy Hiker - walking routes in the Yorkshire Dales and other areas

Weather sites:

Mountain Weather Information Service Mountain Weather Information Service. Excellent information, the site we use most.
AccuWeather AccuWeather mountain forecasts
Metcheck Metcheck mountain range forecasts
Atmospheric Optics Atmospheric Optics. An interesting site on atmospheric phenomena.


Ogwen Mountain Rescue1 - Base WebCam to Y Garn
2 - Bethesda WebCam along Nant Ffrancon to the Glyders
Ingleborough WebCamIngleborough


Ken Scott - Touching The Light Ken Scott's inspirational site that celebrates natural light in landscape photography.
Outdoor Eyes Photography Various aspects of outdoor photography with a good section on digital editing .

Miscellaneous non-backpacking related:

Eleanor Grandin Stories and Illustrations Eleanor Grandin - Stories and Illustrations