Expeditions, Navigation, Guided Walks and Trekking

Carnedd Y Gribau, a winter walk to the PyG Hotel

That night, the hostel roof rattled. Gales, snow and heavy rain passed over Snowdonia during the hours we were tucked up in our bunks.  Morning never really came, it was … Continue reading

December 3, 2015 · 1 Comment

Winter comes early on a Snowdon horseshoe.

Arranging a weekend away for a group always has some challenges. Work and social commitments come first and pushed our autumn meet back into the middle of November. We settled … Continue reading

November 29, 2015 · 2 Comments

Crib Goch – A Winter Scramble with the Commandos

I wanted a crack at the winter round of Snowdon horseshoe after enjoying my old slides from 1975 in great conditions. More on that story in other blogs, but Mike … Continue reading

December 15, 2014 · 2 Comments

Finally complete, my Welsh 3,000’s. Y Garn and Elidr Fawr

It looked like I was going to be laid up for a long while, my operation keeping me from the high mountains for many months. So I set off to … Continue reading

September 5, 2014

Long day over the North Carnedds from Llanfarifechan

Drum, with Foel Fras behind This route was planned as a quick start onto the northern Carnedds, a new area for me.  Starting from close to the coast and the … Continue reading

March 21, 2014