Posts Tagged ‘scramble’

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Cake of the week – Eccles Cake! | Interesting Fact – The A5 was designed to allow stagecoaches and the Mail coach to carry post between London and Holyhead | Best PYB – Sea Level Traversing on Anglesey| Work Highlight – Mock Student for an MIA re-assessment | Best Outdoor – Swimming in Llynnau Mymbyr, brrrr! Monday – mock student day […]

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Part 2/2 (for digestibility the photos have been split into 2 parts – see Part 1 here) The finest scrambling in Snowdonia to date! A positively tropical day out, our route took us on a warm up – Idwal Staircase** (2) – to gain lower Cwm Cneifion for the ever-Alpine like Cneifion Arête** (3), before diving into […]

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Part 1/2 (for digestibility the photos have been split into 2 parts…) The finest scrambling in Snowdonia to date! A positively tropical day out, our route took us on a warm up – Idwal Staircase** (2) – to gain lower Cwm Cneifion for the ever-Alpine like Cneifion Arête** (3), before diving into and around the […]

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A 5.30pm start resulted in a stunningly crisp ascent of Tryfan via Milestone Buttress in the evening light, barely requiring headtorches. Nipping accross to Bristly Ridge, some Grade 3 (TH) variations were pleasantly committing in the dark and offered quickest access to the Cantilever for a Jetboil dinner. Night-nav practice for Tom’s ML across the […]

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A fine afternoon on the Snowdon massif, taking in a tricky yet satisfying ascent of Clogwyn y Person Arête (direct) and twice traversing the length of Crib Goch to end on Crib y D. for sunset. A darkening and increasingly cold descent into the clouds on return owing to the temperature inversion… **See photos in […]

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Sunday 19th December After a cruise through the newly ploughed roads of Snowdonia, (part photographing the new improved winter scenery and part searching for a car park), I headed for the far west of the park to catch the clearer skies, sunset, and moonrise… Heading up Y Garn was not as much a plod as […]

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