My Fire Steel Crumbles to Dust.

After my walk over Moel Famau and Moel Arthur I was looking forward to making a hot drink. My brew kit lives permanently in the boot of the truck, so I don't forget to take it with me! I unpacked my Primus Gravity stove from its pouch and connected ...

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A Circular Ride from Whitchurch

Circular ride of approximately 22 miles (35km) around the Cheshire and Shropshire countryside. The route is almost all on quite country lanes.

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Website Makeover

Goodbye Jekyll, hello Pelican.I have decided to ditch the old web design and come up with a new one.

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Sea to Summit X-Mug

I managed to crack my plastic mug and was about to buy another one when I decided to investigate the alternatives. I don't like metal mugs of any sort. I end up burning my finger and lips whenever I use them. Mugs take up space in my rucksack. I ...

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Carneddau Horseshoe from Cwm Eigiau

A two day backpack around the Carneddau from Cwm Eigiau.

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Splashing About in the Arans.

On Wednesday MWIS was promising 70% chance of clear summits on the Thursday and Friday. After months of rain, this looked like a chance for an overnight trip over the Arans. However, on Thursday morning the forecast was for only 10% chance of clear summits, but with a promise of ...

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Traverse of the Carneddau.

Another outing over the Carneddau, coinciding with a window of one and a half days of decent weather in the current wet and cold. The trip had to be fitted around dropping my son off early on a Saturday and then collecting him late on the Sunday morning. As I ...

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Moel Siabod - Summit Camp

"Quick overnight trip. Snatched in a brief window of good weather."

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Cycling Round Lake Vyrnwy.

Lake Vyrnwy is an ideal route for children. Although the road around the lake is open to traffic, its winding nature and the presence of many other cyclists keeps motorists speeds down. The total distance around the lake is around 12 miles and the road is almost completely flat.

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A Trip Over the Moelwyns

"A Short Backpack Over the Moelwyns."

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