Posts Tagged ‘scrambling’

  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 – 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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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 mid-week scramble with Matt, down from Kendal for a few days. Our warm up, an ascent of Nor’ Nor’ Groove (1/2 *) on the East Face, wasn’t as quiet as expected of a Wednesday with some school groups out (and some misplaced yet very amicable climbers from Yorkshire found at the top of the […]

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A spur-of-the-moment decision on Saturday led to a 1pm start from Glan Dena. With a vague plan of checking out Cwm Lloer Spur (2/3), upon approach it became clear that it was damp and thus unattractive (i.e. particularly dangerous). Any hopes that Broad Gully Ridge (1/2) should be a better option in the conditions soon […]

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Today was another action-packed day, inversion- & scramble-hunting around the Snowdon group… again, watch this space for more photos/video/prose…        

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barely scratching the surface of today’s ‘scramblathon’… watch this space 🙂 (click on image for colour version)

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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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