Monthly Archives: April 2011

#23 – “Oh no, not another flippin’ Whernside”!

 It may appear that there is a “Whernside” obsession here, but our walk this week was yet another Whernside.  I had previously blogged our semi-epic over Great Whernside in the snow (#8 – Great Whernside …Underground, overground) but had failed to … Continue reading

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#22 – Yr Wyddfa (Snowdon) – A mountain for all

 I can still remember the first time I saw Snowdon (or to use the correct Welsh name, Yr Wyddfa).  I was eighteen and had started hill-walking about 1½ years earlier.  After a three-hour drive, we finally arrived at the campsite … Continue reading

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#21 – If at first you don’t succeed… The Nantlle Ridge

My last trip to Snowdonia had been on 3rd December (blog #3).  I had intended to walk the east section of the Nantlle Ridge as part of the research for the Discovery Walking Guides Snowdonia project.  I already had a … Continue reading

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#20 – From one extreme to the other … (a tale of two walks)

The main aim for the weekend was to get out in the camper with the dog, to see if there were going to be any problems with an energetic Border Collie cooped up in a van – we have a … Continue reading

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