Monthly Archives: October 2012

#101 – Arenig Fawr – A Welsh mountain gem

I’ve spent most of my mountaineering life not knowing a thing about the Arenig hills of North Wales.  That’s probably not unusual for those who only visit the Welsh hills a couple of times a year, and are then seduced … Continue reading

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#100 – What we did on our holidays

Typical isn’t it – you wait a year for a trip away in the camper, then two arrive at once! (For non-UK readers, that is an example of British humour at its best!)  We’ve hardly used the camper this year … Continue reading

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#99 – The ancient forts of the Clwydian Hills

After dawdling round Dorset and swanning around Swanage it was time to return to the hills in my own backyard.  Although we have explored our own local hills of Moel Hirraddug ( post #73) and Craig Fawr (post #82) at … Continue reading

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#98 – Walking the Jurassic Coast

I should make something quite clear.  I prefer to walk mountains, moors and high places.  Ok, so I sometimes I walk the dog on one of our local beaches, but I’m not a beach walker – I want ups and … Continue reading

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#97 – “Yomping” over Dartmoor with the Royal Marine Commandos

 When I first became interested in the outdoors as a teenager, I had no interest whatsoever in walking on Dartmoor – Living in Lancashire meant that we had plenty of our own moorland, and the mountains of the Lake District … Continue reading

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