Posts Tagged ‘Llanberis’

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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26th Sept – 2nd Oct Highlights: OMM Mini Marathon, Level 1 Certificate in Coaching Paddlesport completed! Summary: A welcome dash of glorious weather arrived in North Wales this week. Timely for a 5-day paddling course, and some Original Mountain Marathon (OMM) Training Camp goodness Monday-Friday A 5-day course to fill much of this week – […]

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12th – 18th September Highlights: 100mph gusts, Bivi-ing out on Moel Siabod, Phantom Rib (VS 4c**) in mountain boots, local orienteering event Summary: Centre based for much of the week; orienteering, a spot of climbing, bivvying and plenty of films! Monday – Thursday ‘Staying local’ – admin, orienteering, and a visitor: Anthony from Nottingham. Admin complete, […]

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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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November 2010 The consequence of a quick chat with the lesser spotted Joe Firth, a splendid day out biking to and from Felinheli. Route: up the Llanberis path (70% pedalling, 30% pushing!) and down the Snowdon Ranger cutting back towards Llanberis at Bwlch Maesgym – some super technical and fast single track descents. Length: 44km […]

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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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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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