The December issue of The Great Outdoors is out, featuring your monthly dose of mountain splendour, backpacking, excellent views and expert opinions on the best gear
In this month’s issue of The Great Outdoors:

  • Mountain portrait: Cnicht
  • Ten winter wildlife walks
  • Scotland’s best mountain views with Dougie Cunningham
  • Back o’ Skiddaw: two perfect routes with James Forrest
  • Peaks of the Balkans: a new trail through Albania, Kosovo and Montenegro with Rudolf Abraham
  • Stefan Durkacz and David Lintern go backpacking across Ardgour
  • A pilgrimage to Haystacks
  • Andrew Galloway braves four seasons in one day in the Peak District
  • Skills: The Great Outdoors guide to first aid
  • Gear: latest gear news, winter trousers, down jackets
  • Classic gear with Chris Townsend: Therm-a-Rest
  • Ten mapped Wild Walks from around the UK
  • Your photos

Get your copy here, or at your local newsagents