Tagged: North Wales

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Another Activity Weekend in North Wales

The fact that things have been organised so that the Colwyn Bay Ski races and the Llyn Padarn Kayak Time Trials occur on the same weekend makes it worthwhile making the 2 hour trip to North Wales for me. Not that the 2 hour trip to North Wales isn’t always worthwhile. It always is and the...

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Wales Coast Path Run – Mostyn to the Border

Coast Path Vital Stats Mostyn to The Border Distance: 21.78 miles Elevation Gain Today: 117m Highest Elevation: 62m Time: 3:31:27 Av. Pace: 9:43 mins/mile Av. Heart Rate: 127bpm Max Heart Rate: 145bpm Calories: 1820 Totals to Date Total Distance: 445.81miles Total Time: 83:31:20 Total Elevation Gain: 11009 Total Calories: 41626 Distance to go: 453 miles Another day on...

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Walking in the Rain in Snowdonia

Walking in the rain in Snowdonia is one thing, but the conditions yesterday were ridiculous! It was my birthday on Friday so rather than just go out for drinks or a meal, or as we usually do just stay at home and do nothing, I came up with the idea of getting a few friends together...

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Penmachno Video

My third time at Penmachno and this time it was just a quick spin around the first loop with Brad and Steve. It was a glorious winters day with snow on the ground and some very icy sections, but not a cloud in the sky. I also had my new GoPro HD camera with me so I...

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BIG 4-0 Birthday Weekend

Well, I’m now 40 years old and have just got back from a great weekend away in North Wales to celebrate the fact that I’ve made it to this milestone (relatively) unscathed. We drove up on Friday afternoon with Dave and Sarah following behind us, stopped off at Treetop Adventure in betws y Coed to...

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Geocaching in Conwy

During my drive to Conwy on Saturday morning I stopped off to do some geocaches. None of them were too extreme, being quick cache-and dashes by the side of the road, but it broke the journey up a little. The first was just a little way south of Conwy called ‘This Daughter became a Conwy...

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