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#160 – A Carneddau Traverse – Ogwen to Conwy

The mountains of the Carneddau make up the largest land mass higher than 750 metres (about 2500ft) south of the Scottish border, and a crossing of the plateau in one trip makes for a big day out! It’s also a … Continue reading

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#108 – Pen yr Ole Wen. A promising start to the winter season in the mountains of North Wales

Pen yr Ole Wen isn’t exactly what I would describe as one of the ‘jewels in the crown’ of Snowdonia.  It’s a lump of a hill, almost literally sitting in the shadow of Tryfan, despite the fact that it is … Continue reading

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#26 – A short walk in the Carneddau (Part 3)

 Day 3 of the trip dawned fine and sunny, unlike the day before.  The previous two days had given us great walking, but hadn’t exactly been true to the title “A short walk in the Carneddau” – In fact, Day … Continue reading

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