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All the Walking Routes up Great Gable

Great Gable is perhaps the most iconic mountain in the Lake District. While that’s an overused description that’s practically a cliche. we think that in this case it’s justified. Towering over Wasdale, separated from England’s highest mountain – Scafell Pike – by barely a few kilometres laterally and a cruel 79 vertical metres. Great Gable …

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All the Walks up Cader Idris

All the Walks up Cader Idris

Cader Idris or Cadair Idris, is regarded among Wales’s best mountains. It is found between the town of Dolgellau and Barmouth on the coast, with views up from the Mawddach Estuary dominated by this impressive South Snowdonia mountain. Sitting outside the popular ranges in the north of the Snowdonia National Park, you would imagine Cader …

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Walk up Cnicht from Croesor Circuit - Cambrian Way

All the Walking Routes up Cnicht

Cnicht is known as the Welsh Matterhorn owing to it’s pointy shape when seen from Porthmadog and nearby. However, this is an illusion, and from other angles the mountain looks far less impressive as it’s a long ridge. The usual approach is from Croesor, but despite it being a relatively simple mountain, there are a …

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Snowdon via The Watkin Path

All the Walking Routes up Snowdon

Yr Wyddfa* , or Snowdon, (it’s never Mount or Mt Snowdon ) is one of the most popular mountains in the United Kingdom, let alone Snowdonia. It’s sometimes climbed as one of the National 3 Peak Challenge, the Welsh 3 Peaks or during the 14/15 Peaks. With the coming season people will be flocking to ascend Snowdon …

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Best Mountain Walks in Snowdonia

All the Routes up Tryfan

Tryfan is one of the most iconic mountains in the UK, certainly in Wales. It just looks like a mountain from every direction, without a single easy approach available! At 917m high, it’s just one of the main 15 Peaks, and when recently re-measured it was feared it would lose that status. Thankfully, they discovered …

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