Tag Archives: Snowdonia

#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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#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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#267 – Two days in the quietest corner of Snowdon

(Left click images to zoom in, use browser return arrow to go back) I described the lovely, quiet corner of Cwm Glas in an earlier post after a trip there in 2014 (see post #154).    It’s hard to believe … Continue reading

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#266 – Moel Ty Mawr

(Left click images to zoom in, use browser return arrow to go back) I’ve featured the Berwyns in this blog before – they are remote, wild hills, though nothing like as rough and gnarly as the nearby Rhinogs. Chris and … Continue reading

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#265 – Moel Siabod – The Shapely Peak

(Left click images to zoom in, use browser return arrow to go back)   Moel Siabod (which translates as ‘Shapely Hill’) is one of those hills where you don’t bump into crowds, in fact it would be strange to bump … Continue reading

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#261 – Cwmorthin and the mountains of the Moelwynion (Moelwyns)

(Left click images to zoom in, use browser return arrow to go back) It was a Team training night, and several of us drifted down to the pub afterwards.  The chat is always varied, but I overheard ‘Gaz’ talking about … 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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#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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#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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#237 – It’s a dog’s life!

Woof woof!! – it’s that time of year again where I sneak up to the Boss’s computer thingy and write my own blog – I definitely do a better job than him! We didn’t get to play in the snow … Continue reading

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