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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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#240 – Roaming with the Romans on the northern Carneddau

(Left click images and maps to zoom in, use browser return arrow to go back) I don’t mind a bit of ‘iffy’ weather when we are out in the hills, but strong winds can make a day miserable.    We seem … Continue reading

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#239 – The Spine Race 2018 – “roughing it” at Greg’sHut

The annual epic event following the 268 miles of the Pennine Way National Trail in winter has earned the Spine Race the tag line of ‘Britain’s most brutal’, and there won’t be many who would argue with that description.  Walking … Continue reading

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#238 – Back to the Pennine Way and the Spine Race

The Montane Spine Race – 268 miles of Pennine Way – In winter! One from the archives this week – I’m away on safety cover for the race and they won’t run a power lead out to Greg’s Hut, so … Continue reading

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