Tag Archives: hillwalking

#247 – Sgurr na Stri and the Cuillin Mountains of Skye

(Left click images to zoom in, use browser return arrow to go back) Despite having almost perfect weather on our May Scottish trip, our first foray onto Skye produced one of the wettest days of the month.    After a day … Continue reading

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#246 – Return to Beinn Eighe

(Left click images to zoom in, use browser return arrow to go back) Our trip to Scotland in 2017 had been blessed (mostly) with good weather, but my day on Beinn Eighe (see post #230) had included a bitterly cold … Continue reading

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#245 – The CIC Hut, Ben Nevis

(Some images will zoom – left click to zoom in, use browser return arrow to return) May in the Scottish Highlands is often the best time of year for a visit, with fairly settled weather and no midges, which is … Continue reading

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#244 – Llyn Cowlyd in the East Carneddau

(Left click images to zoom in, use browser return arrow to go back) The mountains of the Carneddau in Snowdonia are big and wild, like a mini version of the Cairngorms, and a mountain trip in the Carneddau is usually … Continue reading

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#243 – Dinas Bran Castle and the Vale of Llangollen

(Left click images to zoom in, use browser return arrow to go back) It has to be said that ‘me missus’ does not exactly go for the combination of mountains and snow, and my day playing on the Glyderau (see … Continue reading

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#242 – A (not so) snowy day on the Glyderau

(Left click images to zoom in, use browser return arrow to go back) UK weather suddenly became ‘interesting’ in March this year, with ‘The Beast from the East’ dumping snow quite liberally.    In North Wales it was the Borders area … Continue reading

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#241 – Mynydd Du – The Black Mountain

(Left click images to zoom in, use browser return arrow to go back) The English often find the Welsh language bewildering, with an ‘alphabet soup’ approach to spelling, but in reality, Welsh is fairly simple, with rules and sounds that … Continue reading

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