Posts Tagged ‘Capel Curig’

10th-16th Oct Highlights: BILBERRY TERRACE! directing an orienteering session, bought a CO2 bike pump, cheese & wine rave, long Carneddau run Summary: A right mix – with grade 3 scrambling stealing the limelight, and healthily long runs and road biking trips… Monday This morning I was let loose with 30 kids doing some centre-based and […]

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I spent most of Saturday morning preparing myself sunbathing in the glorious North Wales sunshine! The infamous Moel Siabod Fell Race – ‘run’ alongside the Capel Curig Show (fête) was to start at 2pm that afternoon. I’d asked the Cotswold Outdoor Race Team if they’d like to sponsor me and let me wear the Race Team bib for the race, which […]

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Cake of the week – Chocolate Cake! | Interesting Fact – The Black Mountains are the easternmost main region comprising the Brecon Beacons National Park | Best PYB – 5 days of ‘Touching Stone’ | Work Highlight – got up an E1 in the slate | Best Outdoor – scrambling on Wrinkled Tower, Tryfan! I was lucky enought to join in a […]

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Cake of the week – Banoffee Muffin | Interesting Fact – Capel Curig‘s automated weather station is situated at 216m above sea level | Best PYB – taking the minibuses out for an ice cream test drive | Work Highlight – ‘ML Assessment’ with Stu McAleese! | Best Outdoor – winning a Thursday night series Orienteering Session In a nutshell… […]

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Totalling 1750m ascent and descent, this journey is probably best tailored to a cross bike and could encompass various other off-road sections if desired. The 87km route took me out via Llanberis, over Pen y Pass, Capel Curig, and down to Betws-y-Coed (lunch and collecting forgotten wallet!). Thereafter a short excursion via the picturesque Gwydyr […]

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January 3rd, 2011 Rob and I took a saunter up Moel Siabod via the usual clockwise circuit starting behind Joe Brown’s in Capel Curig and coming back down via the Brenin. There were quite a few people out with it being a bank holiday even with conditions quite treacherous underfoot. We played on some suitably […]

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So… my mind inevitably has an absolute field day when the correct adventure ingredients fall into place; good weather, the right company, suitable destination, a day off… I have a few ‘outdoor projects’ currently on the go. With fell-running/orienteering (except helping out!), and long mountain descents, out for the rest of the year, I naturally […]

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