Category: Trail Guides

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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Offa’s Dyke Path Run – Hay-on-Wye to Pandy

Offa’s Dyke Vital Stats Hay-on-Wye to Pandy Distance: 16.20 miles Elevation Gain Today: 763m Highest Elevation: 704m Time: 2:52:56 Av. Pace: 10:40mins/mile Av. Heart Rate: 132bpm Max Heart Rate: 160bpm Calories: 1424 Totals to Date Total Distance: 595.31 miles Total Time: 111:06:48 Total Elevation Gain: 18721m Total Calories: 54607 Kcal Distance to go: 35 miles After...

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River Leri from Source to Sea 1

Running the Length of the Leri – From Source to Sea

I couldn’t continue with my Wales Coast Path run today, so instead I created an adventure of a different type and decided to try running the length of the River Leri from source to sea. A Change of Plan My usual plan of a turbo trainer session followed by a Coast Path run had to...

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Llwyngwril to Talybont Coast Path Run

Coast Path Vital Stats Llywngwril to Talybont Distance: 14.53 miles Elevation Gain Today: 454m Highest Elevation: 313m Time: 2:26:58 Av. Pace: 10:07 mins/mile Av. Heart Rate: Max Heart Rate: Calories: 1583 Totals to Date Total Distance Completed: 77.27 miles Total Time: 13:34:56 Total Elevation Gain: 2904m Total Calories: 8067 Distance to go: 801 miles The plan for Saturday’s Coast...

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Wales Coast Path Run – Tre Ddol to Machynlleth

Coast Path Vital Stats Tre Ddol to Machynlleth Distance: 11.24 miles Total Elevation Gain: 543m Highest Elevation: 153m Time: 2:08:28 Av. Pace: 11:26 mins/mile Av. Heart Rate: 133bpm Max Heart Rate: 158bpm Calories: 1237 Miles Completed: 32.91 miles Miles to go: 837.09 miles Stage 3 of my Wales Coast Path run project and today it was...

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Welsh Coast Path Run – Aberystwyth to Borth to Tre Ddol

Coast Path Vital Stats Aberystwyth to Tre Ddol Distance: 11.78 miles Total Elevation Gain: 433m Highest Elevation: 116m Time: 2:03:41 Av. Pace: 10:30 mins/mile Av. Heart Rate: 138bpm Max Heart Rate: 161bpm Calories: 1248 Following on from my run along the Coast path from Llanrhystud to Aberystwyth last weekend, I thought I’d continue with it today with a...

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Llanrhystud to Aberystwyth Coast Path Run

Coast Path Vital Stats Llanrhystud to Aberystwyth Distance: 9.93 miles Total Elevation Gain: 562m Highest Elevation: 158m Time: 1:54:51 Av. Pace: 11:34 mins/mile Av. Heart Rate: 139bpm Max Heart Rate: 180bpm Calories: 1199 I’ve just got back from running along the Llanrhystud to Aberystwyth Coast Path. Not that unusual for me to be up to...

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West Highland Way 3

Loch Lomond 2015 – Day 3

After a night of pouring rain and no sleep I got up early and had a coffee and breakfast under our new awning. I had planned to take an early morning walk up Ben Lomond but seeing as the weather had been so terrible overnight and I didn’t have all of my proper walking gear...

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