Planning the Cambrian Way – Part 9: Beddgelert to Conwy

Beddgelert disappears behind me as I tackle the steepest part of the walk and head for the climax of this trip. This is a time to enjoy the finest mountains in Wales, but also to get used to seeing people again, for soon I have to re-enter civilisation. This is also familiar territory and very … Continue reading Planning the Cambrian Way – Part 9: Beddgelert to Conwy

Y Lliwedd and Snowdon above Llyn Llydaw

Snowdon from various angles

Snowdon (or to give the actual summit its correct name, Yr Wyddfa) is probably Britain's most touristy mountain, but under the right conditions can also be a serious mountain on which people die or hurt themselves every year.  This post is dedicated to the melting pot and mountain of contrasts that is Snowdon and the … Continue reading Snowdon from various angles

The team approaches the summit

UK Three Peaks (2005): Snowdon

Sunday 17 July 14:00ish What a way to spend my wedding anniversary.  Dave is thrashing the van down the M6 in a desperate battle to get to Llanberis and avoid being pulled out of the challenge.  It feels strangely motivating.  Dave also seems to take a proactive approach to sheep on the road and seems … Continue reading UK Three Peaks (2005): Snowdon