Category: Hiking

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Out and Around, Up and Down

So far this year on Bank Holidays we have been open water swimming in Borth and Ynyslas rather than from Aberystwyth. I thought I’d offer the same this Bank Holiday but had no takers so ended up going on a swim adventure of my own. Out and Around I started in the estuary and had...

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On the Christmas Tree Slab 0

The Carneddau via Llech Ddu Spur

A few people from work have been doing occasional scrambles in Snowdonia lately. The last was up Tryfan last year. There was a plan to repeat this on Tuesday and do Bristly Ridge which we missed last time. I fancied something a little different though so suggested we head to the Carneddau instead. The aim...

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Quad Camp Day 7 – Snowdon’s South Ridge

Things were winding down for the Quadrathlon Camp by now. Most people had headed home yesterday so I was doing my own thing. The campsite was horribly busy now as well. I suppose it was the weekend and we had just had a week of glorious weather. My early morning trip to the toilet and...

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Quad Camp Day 3 – Snowdon

Day 3 of the quad Camp brought with it a super sore throat and snot galore. Lovely!! Big, thick green slimey snot that seemed to go on forever. It was the sort that has some proper weight to it and brings a sense of immense but short-lived satisfaction when ejected from ones nostrils. Short-lived because...

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The Bird Hide Loop 0

The Lines of Ynyslas

After a nice little surf in my Surf Ski on New years Eve, Anna and I went for a walk. We walked along the top of the beach between the pebbles and the golf course. There seems to be long lines wherever we looked. Across the railway line to where the bird hide used to...

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Group Photo on the Cantilever Stone 1

Terrific Tryfan

After failed attempts at the summit of Tryfan, most notably for my birthday in 2015, I finally made it to the top on Saturday. The Last time I attempted Tryfan the weather was the worst I’ve ever seen it in Snowdonia. That’s saying something too as Snowdonia isn’t renowned for it’s sunny climes. It was as...

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