Definition of fell-walking in English:



mass noun
  • The activity of walking or rambling on the fells.

    • ‘Paul said: ‘There are plenty of activities the whole family can try out together, such as kayaking, canoeing, sailing, rock climbing, abseiling, fell-walking, orienteering and cycling.’’
    • ‘Among his interests are ‘steam railway preservation, fell-walking, photography, DIY, industrial archaeology, supporting Newcastle United, sport generally and the North East.’’
    • ‘The party was among a group of about 100 students from the school who were on the first day of a week-long residential visit to Bewerley Park at Pateley Bridge, where they were due to undertake rock climbing, canoeing and fell-walking.’
    • ‘The rest of the time he looked less like a hero with mystical powers and more like a well-intentioned English teacher with a penchant for fell-walking.’
    • ‘Something my friend and I didn't know about each other (we had been out of touch over the years) was that we had both continued to take regular exercise: cycling, dinghy-sailing and fell-walking.’
    • ‘Her hobbies are mountain-bike riding, fell-walking and she visits the gym at least five times a week.’
    • ‘Although he has been fell-walking many times, the last time he ventured up a mountain was almost four years ago.’
    • ‘Whether your taste runs to Wordsworth, real ale or fell-walking, Grasmere is the right place to start from.’