"Great peaks that had towered over us with their impressive and snow-clad heads a week ago were now but so many waves on the ocean of mountains below us. Except for Everest itself there was nothing within view so high as we were ourselves..." - After Everest, T. Howard Somervell.
"Kilimanjaro is a snow-covered mountain 19,710 feet high and is said to be the highest mountain in Africa. Its western summit is called by the Masai 'Ngaje Ngai', the House of God." - The Snows of Kilimanjaro, Ernest Hemingway.
"My planet earth was just a dot in the universe. From space, not even China is recognisable. The intense blue of the oceans, the green of the forests and a reddish trace left by the Atlas mountain chain can be made out. That is all." - Michael Collins, Lunar Astronaut, 1969.
The Snowdon Horseshoe is said to be one of the best ridge walks outside of Scotland and one of the nations most famous high level mountain walking challenges, the route basically has everything you would want to see and do in a day on the hills.
A walk from Carlisle to Ulverston (72 miles - 116 kilometres) passing through the heart of the Lake District. Mainly a low-level walk, it was designed to show the great variety of landscapes within the county of Cumbria.
A "Furth" or "Furth Munro" being a mountain or top over 3,000 feet (914.4 m) high in the British Isles that is furth of (i.e. "outside") Scotland.