Mammut Champ Trousers.

time. I am in the lucky position of being able to wear whatever I want most of the time, so I tend to choose clothes that are both practical and I feel comfortable in."

For a few years I have worn Craghopper Kiwi trousers almost all the time. I am ...

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A Night on Moel Siabod (April 2010).

A Night on Moel Siabod - April 2010.

I have always liked the idea of spending a night on the summit of Moel Siabod. The views over Snowdonia and the other Welsh mountains to the south are unrivalled. In the recent spell of settled fine weather I decided it was time ...

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Review - Rab Generator Smock.

walking/climbing gear. Quite a bit of my outdoor clothing is getting rather battered and worn out (a bit like me). In the past I have used a tee shirt/fleece/Goretex jacket layering system. "

In the last couple of months I have been buying some new walking/climbing gear ...

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Coastal Cycle Ride from Caernarfon.

This week we have spent a few days in North Wales. We were very lucky with the weather - it was cold and clear. Following a day walking we wanted to do a short cycle ride. The children wanted it to be traffic free and flat!

This ride, which is approximately ...

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Mynydd Mawr.

Mynydd Mawr is an outlier of the Moel Hebog group and is situated between Snowdon and the Nantlle Ridge. It's not very high - 698m or 2269ft, but because of it's position the views from the top are spectacular.

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Moel Famau

"I had passed the Clwydian range hundreds of times on the way to

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Bothy Bags.

carrying round my Wild Country Goretex bivvy bag in the winter time. I have used it many times for planned bivvies and a few times for unplanned ones."

I have only recently discovered bothy bags. For many years I have been carrying round my Wild Country Goretex bivvy bag in ...

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Skiddaw.

We often go to the Lake District in the October half term for a short break. At that time of year the hours of daylight are short and the weather can be dreadful. However, the autumn colours are always worth seeing and sometimes you get those cold clear days when ...

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Kentallen to Glencoe.

The Oban to Fort William Cycle trail seems to be one of the best kept secrets in Scotland.

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A Walk in the Berwyns.

I have wanted to visit the Berwyns for some time. Although we live quite close and I have been to Snowdonia many times, I have never walked in there. Reading through the Nuttall's book the Cadair Berwyn horseshoe seemed to be the best walk.

Although the weather had been ...

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