Category Archives: 5. North Wales

#325 – Merry Christmas and a happy New Year in 2023

Well, this is going out on Boxing Day 2022, a day when UK hikers, hillwalkers, mountaineers and climbers traditionally head out for the hills and mountains to walk off that extra helping of turkey and Christmas pud, so I’ll save … Continue reading

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#324 – One last dog walk – a wander in the mountains of the Southern Carneddau, July 2022

For the best viewing experience, left-click the images and maps to zoom in to a new window, then exit that window to go back – go on, it really does work! If you are a regular reader, you would probably … Continue reading

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#320 – ‘Mist’ – a dog in a million!

For the best viewing experience, left-click the images and maps to zoom in to a new window, then exit that window to go back – go on, it really does work! After the previous blog post was published (see post … Continue reading

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#315 – The Precipice Walk near Dollgellau

Precipice – A cliff with a vertical, nearly vertical, or overhanging face. A situation of great peril. For the best viewing experience, left-click the images and maps to zoom in to a new window, then exit that window to go … Continue reading

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#314 – Yr Elen and the Dragons Teeth

For the best viewing experience, left-click the images and maps to zoom in to a new window, then exit that window to go back – go on, it really does work! Readers of this blog might well think that I … Continue reading

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#300 – Cadair Idris by the Minffordd Path

For the best viewing experience, left-click the images and maps to zoom in to a new window, then exit that window to go back – go on, it really does work! Long summer days have recently tempted Chris and I … Continue reading

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#299 – Dduallt and the source of the Afon Dyfrdwy (River Dee)

For the best viewing experience, left-click the images and maps to zoom in to a new window, then close that window to go back – go on, it really does work! Maesglase, which I featured in my previous blog post … Continue reading

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#298 – Maesglase

For the best viewing experience, left-click the images and maps to zoom in to a new window, then exit that window to go back – go on, it really does work! “So, where’s Maesglase” I hear you say?  If you … Continue reading

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#297 – Return to Foel Grach – with a difference

For the best viewing experience, left-click the images and maps to zoom in to a new window, then exit that window to go back – go on, it really does work! Just 2½ days after our Foel Fras outing (see … Continue reading

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#296 – Foel Fras and Drum from Bwlch y Ddeufaen

For the best viewing experience, left-click the images and maps to zoom in to a new window, then close that window to go back – go on, it really does work! The Covid lockdown had prohibited all but local travel … Continue reading

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