Hiking Trips for Singles

Hiking is a wonderful hobby. It’s good for the heart, for the body, and for the soul. In hot weather or cold. Outside or in (yes, people walk for miles [...]

November 11, 2018 by

Pilgrimage or Walking Holiday?

We recently wrote about thru-hiking as a form of long-distance hiking. Pilgrimages and walking holidays are other types of long-distance, multi-day hikes. The question is, what sets a pilgrimage apart [...]

October 21, 2018 by

What Is Thru-Hiking?

The term ‘Thru-hiking’ was made particularly popular in the U.S., most commonly associated with the epic hikes of the Appalachian Trail (AT), the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) and the Continental [...]

October 8, 2018 by

Summer Hiking: How To Prepare

It’s finally summer. The season for outdoor activities is finally upon us. We’ve recently been having quite the heatwave here in Ireland, with temperatures in the high 20s to low [...]

July 1, 2018 by

Leave No Trace – The 7 Principles

Here at Hillwalk Tours we love to help people to get outdoors and get hiking. We’re avid hikers ourselves and regularly hit the hills. We’re also strong believers in the [...]

April 28, 2018 by