Tag Archives: Carneddau

#208 – Back to the Carneddau. Again!

For all sorts of reasons I haven’t been getting out on the mountains of the Carneddau over the summer months as much as I would have liked, so a free day and a reasonable weather forecast was all it took … Continue reading

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#197 – Winter wanderings in the Carneddau

Winter in the mountains usually means playtime in the snow, but this year the snow in North Wales has been infrequent and transitory, so when the weather settled down and the gales stopped blowing, it was time to get out … Continue reading

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#188 – Yet another blast from the past – Winter on Pen yr Ole Wen, North Wales

For all sorts of reasons I’ve not been able to get out in the mountains over the past couple of weeks, but rather than miss a blog post I thought I  would revive another ‘blast from the past’.    In … Continue reading

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#186 – Yr Elen, Carnedd Llewelyn and Carnedd Dafydd

It’s rare that I have a bad day out in the mountains – there are great days, and even better days!    Every now and then though, I find myself on a route that I just can’t wait to get … Continue reading

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#175 – Tal y Fan in the Northern Carneddau

The Roman invasion of Wales, completed in 78 AD, must have been a real culture shock to the locals in more ways than one. The Romans must have appeared to be in a permanent state of ‘hurry up’, building roads … Continue reading

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#173 – The south-east mountains of the Carneddau

Our short outing onto the north-western hills of the Carneddau (see post #172) had the feel of a spring day about it, and with a few more days of settled sunny weather on the way, I decided to make the … Continue reading

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#172 – The North-western hills of the Carneddau

The mountains of the Carneddau in North Wales seem to be a regular theme in this blog, and no wonder – the pointy mountains of the Glyderau and Snowdon ranges attract more interest and consequently more crowds, but the high … Continue reading

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