Tag Archives: hillwalking

#277 – Cwm Idwal and the end of Lockdown – “Rhyddid!” (Freedom!)

(For the best viewing experience, left click the images and maps to zoom in, then use your browser return arrow to go back) After almost four months of restricted travel in Wales due to the Covid-19 lockdown, the  Welsh Government … Continue reading

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#276 – Moel y Parc – Sheeptracks, sunshine and more Offa’s Dyke Path!

(For the best viewing experience, left-click the images and maps to zoom in, then use your browser return arrow to go back) June in North Wales, and we were still restricted to five miles travel for recreation and exercise, whilst … Continue reading

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#275 – The Offa’s Dyke Path (Northern section)

  (For the best viewing experience, left click the images and maps to zoom in, then use your browser return arrow to go back to the text) It’s almost three months now since we were locked down in the Covid-19 … Continue reading

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#274 – Diary of a project – The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge guidebook (Part 5)

(For the best viewing experience, left click the images and maps to zoom in, then use your browser return arrow to go back)   23 March 2010 – Route 6, Ingleborough from Chapel le Dale to Horton, solo – The … Continue reading

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#273 – Diary of a project – The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge guidebook (Part 4)

(Left click images to zoom in, use browser return arrow to go back)  In 1845, Sir John Franklin set out with 129 men and two ships to find a sea link between the Arctic and Pacific Oceans.    The fabled … Continue reading

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#272 – Diary of a project – The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge guidebook (Part 3)

(Left click images to zoom in, use browser return arrow to go back) My first trip out recording the Y3P Challenge walk (see post #271) had been a bit, err …. damp!   Gore-Tex jacket and salopettes were dried within a … Continue reading

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#271 – Diary of a project (Part 2) – The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge guidebook

(Left click images to zoom in, use browser return arrow to go back) There’s a saying in the military, known as the 7 P’s – “Prior Planning and Preparation Prevents P*ss Poor Performance”. I soon realised that if I was … Continue reading

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#270 – Diary of a project (Part 1) – The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge guidebook

(Left click images to zoom in, use browser return arrow to go back) Back in 2009, I was looking for a new project.  A couple of years earlier I had started writing hiking routes for WalkingWorld and had a great … Continue reading

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#269 – Y Gamallt and the Migneint

(Left click images to zoom in, use browser return arrow to go back) In my last blog post (see post #268) I made the comment that “You’re never far from a mountain in Wales”.    It also has to be … Continue reading

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#268 – Conwy Mountain and beyond

(Left click images to zoom in, use browser return arrow to go back) You’re never far from a mountain in Wales.   The main interest is in the old favourites such as the Snowdon group, the Glyderau, the Carneddau and others, … Continue reading

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