Tag: Snowdonia

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Most memorable photos of 2016

Looking back at my photos from this year serves as a great reminder of some fantastic trips over the last twelve months.  Let me share a dozen of my most memorable shots: not the best photos necessarily, but the ones that evoke the many outdoor experiences I’ve enjoyed.  From hiking, skiing, cycling and camping I’ve loved exploring some favourite parts of Scotland, as well … Read More Most memorable photos of 2016

Welsh 3000s – The Snowdon Horseshoe

    Day 3 of my Welsh 3000s adventure started early.  Rain and low cloud were forecast from the west by mid-morning and I was determined to try to get as much walking done as possible during the best of the day.  Not only did I plan to walk the Snowdon Horseshoe but I also had a six-hour drive back up to Scotland ahead of … Read More Welsh 3000s – The Snowdon Horseshoe

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Welsh 3000s – The Carneddau and Glyders

    Until this trip the Welsh mountains were an unknown quantity.  I’d already climbed the 3000 foot+ peaks in Scotland and England and was looking to gain wider experience in advance of my Mountain Leader assessment in the Autumn, so why not Wales ? There are 15 3000-footers in Snowdonia, stretching SW to NE from peaky Snowdon in the south to the grassy, flat-topped … Read More Welsh 3000s – The Carneddau and Glyders