Tag Archives: Yr Wyddfa

#39 – Yr Wyddfa (Snowdon) via the Rhyd Ddu and the Snowdon Ranger Paths.

With mountains, being the biggest is often enough to attract walkers, though sometimes a hill is so eye-catching that it attracts attention anyway, regardless of height  – With Yr Wyddfa (Snowdon) you get the double whammy of being the highest … Continue reading

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#25 – A short walk in the Carneddau (Part 2)

So, Day 1 had started the weekend well.   However, Day 2 was to prove more challenging…. .  Sometimes I can guess what the weather will be before drawing back the curtains of the camper.  The sun of the previous day … Continue reading

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#22 – Yr Wyddfa (Snowdon) – A mountain for all

 I can still remember the first time I saw Snowdon (or to use the correct Welsh name, Yr Wyddfa).  I was eighteen and had started hill-walking about 1½ years earlier.  After a three-hour drive, we finally arrived at the campsite … Continue reading

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#21 – If at first you don’t succeed… The Nantlle Ridge

My last trip to Snowdonia had been on 3rd December (blog #3).  I had intended to walk the east section of the Nantlle Ridge as part of the research for the Discovery Walking Guides Snowdonia project.  I already had a … Continue reading

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#12 – “Walking (safely) in a Winter Wonderland….”

My scariest mountain moment this week was in the comfort of my own back garden.  My window cleaner was telling me about his walk up Helvellyn a couple of weeks ago.  They had gone the long way round (Grisedale Tarn … Continue reading

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#1 – Is the world ready for yet another blog?

Well, it had to happen. I’ve been dragged into the world of blog. The blog is mostly going to be about my mountain related activities, to keep my mates and Hillcraft customers (past, present and future) up to date with what I’m doing. Or not, as the case may be.

I’m aiming to post something on a weekly basis, and it will be short and to the point – I don’t want any of you falling asleep as you read! Continue reading

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