Dave Roberts

Dave Roberts founded Walk Eryri in 2004, with the aim of providing routes that are off the beaten track. Walk Eryri is now part of Mud and Routes which continues to provide more off beat routes and walks in Snowdonia and beyond. Dave has been exploring the hills of Eryri for over thirty years, and is a qualified Mountain Leader. Dave also established Walk up Snowdon, Walk up Scafell Pike and Walk up Ben Nevis just to mention a few.

Wansfell Pike and Baystones Walk from Troutbeck

Best Walks From Bowness and Windermere in the Lake District No ratings yet.

The small town of Windermere takes it’s name from perhaps the most well-known of the Lake District’s lakes. At almost 17km long and 66m at it’s deepest, Windermere is England’s largest lake. Bowness-on-Windermere has become a popular destination for visitors all year round, and has a mix of circular lakeside walks suitable for all the …

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How to Clean and Reproof Goretex and Paramo Waterproof Jackets

How to Clean and Reproof Gore-tex, eVent and Paramo Waterproof Jackets 4.75/5 (8)

This time of year, its essential to make sure that your waterproof jackets and leggings are fully waterproof and ready for the autumn and winter conditions. This guide outlines how you waterproof the more typical Gore-tex and it’s many varieties which cover most waterproof jackets sold, and the Paramo Analogy system which is another popular …

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Scramble up Helvellyn via Striding Edge

Best Walks from Glenridding and Patterdale 5/5 (2)

Glenridding and Patterdale are two small villages close to each other at the southern end of Ullswater in the Lake District. Glenridding is Cumbric in origin, with it’s name loosely meaning Bracken Glen. *Redïn, meaning ‘ferns, bracken’ (or rhedyn in Welsh), and *glinn, ‘valley’ or glen. Patterdale is simply Saint Patrick’s Dale. What’s In Glenridding and Patterdale?  Glenridding …

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Best Walks in the Clwydian Range and Dee Valley AONB No ratings yet.

The Clwydian Range and Dee Valley AONB stretches from Prestatyn in the north to Llangollen in the south. It was originally just the Clwydian Range, which is now the northernmost section found between Prestatyn, Rhuthin Mold and Llandegla. It’s long and narrow and followed in it’s entirety by the Offa’s Dyke National Trail.  There are numerous small …

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