Posts Tagged ‘Llynnau Mymbyr’

17th-23rd Oct Highlights: Directing a PYB course + HSE First Aid at Work in the Mountain Environment qualification Summary: Short week to review; attending a Plas y Brenin course, and directing one! Monday-Thursday I’ve never been 100% confident in dealing with 1st aid incidents with mere 3-yearly attendances on the whistle-stop 2-day REC emergency courses. […]

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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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19th – 25th September Highlights: Bangor visits for freshers’ week, Carneddau mountain biking, staff training Summary: 2 days mountain biking, Bangor errands, moving house cottage, er,… more wet weather? Monday A trip to Pen-(puddle)-machno for some mountain biking with Dino. We completed both Loop 1 and Loop 2 on an exceptionally wet day! I’ve been […]

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Cake of the week – Millionaire’s Sponge Interesting Fact – Chomolungma (Mount Everest) is apparently 8850.1728m tall Best Thing – CA Team playing on open top kayaks in the jetty Worst Thing – Injury from falling off the mountain bike! Work Highlight – IML Speed Nav course setting – great fun! Best Outdoor – Passed my 2* ahead of BCU UKCC Level 1 […]

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  Cake of the week – Danish pastry Interesting Fact – Mountains are home to approximately 1/10 of the world’s population Best Thing – Full ascent of Amphitheatre Buttress including pinnacles! Work Highlight – My Mountain Navigation quiz went live on the PYB website Best Outdoor – Blue skies, sun and top climbing at Gogarth Summary: Plenty of climbing this week… […]

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Cake of the week – Birthday Cake! Interesting Fact – At some point on 22nd August 2011 I was 789,573,062 seconds old Best Thing – Birthday! Work Highlight – Open top kayaking on the Llynnau Mymbyr Best Outdoor – A day out on Idwal Slabs Summary: Birthday and a mixture of activities this week… Monday – Tuesday – BIRTHDAY! Mum and Dad were […]

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Cake of the week – Chocolate Eclairs! Interesting Fact – About 18,000 years ago the Migneint area in Snowdonia was covered by an ice sheet c.1400m depth! Best Thing – Geth & Kirsty’s Wedding! Work Highlight – Canoeing on the Menai Strait Best Outdoor – Joining 6 Brenin instructors on a MTB downhill course… Summary: Full week’s course this week – Canoeing […]

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Cake of the week – Eccles Cake! Interesting Fact – Golf was banned in England in 1457 because it was considered a distraction from the serious pursuit of archery. Best Thing – Ice Axes (Quarks) & 60m Rope purchased Work Highlight – Starting maintenance work on the permanent Plas y Brenin Orienteering Courses Best Outdoor – Mountain Biking with Dino at Pont […]

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  Latest Photos: Flickr Cake of the week – chocolate eclairs! Interesting Fact – 5 of the Welsh 14/15 peaks over 3000ft are found in the Glyderau mountains Best Thing – I bought a road bike! Work Highlight – 2-day MBLA course – Trail Cycle Leader Training Best Outdoor – Scramblathon in the Glyders – 4 top grade routes […]

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Cake of the week – Choc Chip Cookie! | Interesting Fact – ‘SW7’ is the codename for the next thrill ride at Alton Towers for 2013 (Secret Weapon 7) | Best Thing – Alton Towers trip | Work Highlight – Presentation to New Zealand kids | Best Outdoor – Mountain biking through the quarries! A quieter one this week, a reflection of […]

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