Traverse of the Glyders from Capel Curig to Nant Peris.

A Traverse of the Glyders from Capel Curig to Nant Peris.

I have traversed the Glyders a few times starting at Ogwen and descending to into Capel Curig. Back in 1980 I started in Nant Peris and did the traverse to Capel Curig. However, this year we were staying at ...

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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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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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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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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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First Pinnacle Rib Tryfan.

After the wettest June and July that anyone can remember the sun finally came out in the last few days of July.

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Benighted on the Ben.

It was early January when six of us travelled up to Scotland in Mark’s Sherpa van. Arriving in Glencoe in the early hours we crept into the bunkhouse at the Kingshouse and collapsed on the floor, intending to make an early start. Inevitably we overslept but we still managed ...

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Left Fork of Crowberry Gully.

It was the end of February and the weather had been superb for weeks (if you wanted to go Winter climbing). Taking advantage of these all too rare conditions we were off to Scotland for a week, but there was a slight problem since one member of the team had ...

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Route Major, Mont Blanc.

The Summer of 1986 was a good one in the Alps, with a long period of settled weather early in the season. I was camping at Pierre d’Orthaz opposite to the infamous Snell’s Field. Unlike Snell’s, Pierre d’Orthaz has the advantage of being legal and thus ...

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