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News / Posts - 6 months ago

#245 – The CIC Hut, Ben Nevis

The walk-in to the CIC Hut, with the North Face of Ben Nevis in the centre (Some images will zoom – left click to zoom in, use browser return arrow to return) May in the Scottish Highlands is often the best time of year for a visit, with fairly...

News / Posts - 7 months ago

#244 – Llyn Cowlyd in the East Carneddau

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...

News / Posts - 8 months ago

#243 – Dinas Bran Castle and the Vale of Llangollen

On the Panorama Walk (Offa’s Dyke Path) near Trevor Rocks (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...

News / Posts - 8 months ago

#242 – A (not so) snowy day on the Glyderau

Border Collie ‘Mist’ on Glyder Fawr, looking towards Cwm Cneifion (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...

News / Posts - 9 months ago

#241 – Mynydd Du – The Black Mountain

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...

News / Posts - 9 months ago

#240 – Roaming with the Romans on the northern Carneddau

Heading up to the old Roman Road, with the mountains of the Carneddau behind The route – anticlockwise from the red flag The mountains of the Carneddau (Left click images and maps to zoom in, use browser return arrow to go back) I don’t mind a bit of...

News / Posts - 11 months ago

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

The Montane Spine Race – 268 miles of Pennine Way – In winter! © John Bamber 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 here’...

News / Posts - 11 months ago

#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! Winter in The Carneddau, and the Missus having fun …. …. but she can’t keep up with me! We didn’t...