Posts Tagged ‘snowdon’

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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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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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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From a check-in sent to Andy Mountains… Hi Andy, Brief check in about conditions on the Snowdon massif – Crib Goch/Pyg track… Whilst you were no doubt immensely enjoying the delights of Idwal on Monday, I took in a traverse of Crib Goch via the East Ridge to Snowdon summit and back down the Pyg […]

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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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So… I’m kicking my blogging back into action. It’s been a while, and looking back somewhat reflectively makes for often interesting reading; it’d be a shame not to continue. During the past few months of ‘respite’, a.k.a. quarter-retirement, I’ve been immensely enjoying my free-time doing what I love most; playing in the mountains. My adventures […]

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