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A New Mountain For Snowdonia?

While there’s been talk recently of mountains that are already 609m high mountains, being slightly taller 609m mountains, It’s about time we got to the bottom of some real news. You see, we’re talking here about a couple of NEW 600m summits in Snowdonia, and with 50m reascent, they’re no mere bumps on the side …

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Some Major Site Updates

You may, or may not, have noticed some major changes around here over the last few weeks. We’ve kept them discreet, and in line with the rest of the site and maybe not as obvious as we’d like so here’s a heads up. 1 – We now have a snazzy route search, as we found …

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We’re now on Pinterest

You’ve probably heard of Pinterest, nothing to do with beer unfortunately, but a way of sharing things you’ve found online. We’ve started sharing some stuff on there, so take a look – http://pinterest.com/mudandroutes/

Bear With us!

We appear to have some problem on the technical side of the site – so bear with us as we’re working on it. Our server sort of blew up last week and there are some issues that only became apparent tonight arising from that. So some pictures don’t appear and others won’t enlarge in the …

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“That” Run…

I don’t usually bother writing about individual runs, especially when they’re on your bread and butter routes. Tonight’s route was just one of those, but a run that’ll mark itself as one of my most important runs this year. It reminded me that running anything less than 8km is just not fun. I need that sort of …

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Latest Site Updates

We’re now in the process of building up our routes database! We hope to reach around 200 routes of all kinds in the next few weeks, mainly in Wales, but that’s only the start. We aim to host the largest selection of routes in Wales (over 600!), and who knows after that. Not only will …

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The King is Dead….

My Garmin 305 Forerunner finally died on me…. Had I either the time or the inclination (and quite possibly the skill and a soldering iron) I might easily have repaired it, instead it’s thrown into one of my many junk drawers – but the one reserved for odd bits of mobile phones and numerous chargers …

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Fancy a Famous Four By Four?

It seems that the famous, or rather infamous 4×4 recently driven up Snowdon is now on sale to the highest bidder on ebay! While my first thought was that he’s cashing in on the whole escapade, it turns out that he’s selling it to raise money for the Ogwen and Llanberis Mountain Rescue Teams, so …

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