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#205 – Rhobell Fawr and Dduallt

The panorama coming down from Cadair Bronwen at the end of our Berwyn day (see post #204) had views of some old familiar hills from entirely new directions.  The outline of the Rhinog Mountains was particularly easy to identify, but … Continue reading

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#204 – Beautiful Berwyns

The Berwyn mountains are the Cinderella hills of North Wales.  These rough and lonely hills feel like they should be part of the Snowdonia National Park, but on the day that the guy drew the Park boundary, he must have … Continue reading

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#203 – Over the Sea to Skye (Part 2) – Storr Rocks

Skye holds many great mountaineering memories for me, but I would be the first to admit that the island gets more than its fair share of bad weather, and when conditions eventually turn fine the curse of the Scottish midge … Continue reading

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#202 – Over the sea to Skye (Part 1) – The Quiraing

The mountain walking highlight of our Scottish trip in May was undoubtedly my trip up Quinag (see post #201), but I had also pre-planned a couple of shorter days out that Chris might enjoy, both of them on Skye.    … Continue reading

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#201 – Quinag – a nice day for a dog walk

Visitors from abroad probably look at our modest mountains in the UK and wonder what all the fuss is about.    True, our mountains are lower in height than the peaks of Europe, North America, Africa and Asia, but our … Continue reading

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#198 – Heather Terrace – A walk round Tryfan Tryfan in North Wales is one of my favourite mountains, and I’ve never had a bad day there yet.   The classic route is the North Ridge, starting by the Milestone … 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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