Leum Uilleim from Corrour

Originally posted on the Walk Eryri Blog a few years back and the images are rather poor as taken with a mobile. This was my second day in Loch Ossian YH with an ascent of Leum Uilleim. The next day saw much the same sort of weather as yesterday. Rain and wind, with very little sun

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Loch Ossain to Staoineag Bothy

This route originally appeared on the Walk Eryri Blog a few years ago. The weather forecast had been eagerly anticipated the previous night and it shaped the next day ‘s walk as it was anticipating not just foul weather, I can cope with that, but lightning. That I don‘t really fancy. So Carn Dearg and a couple

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Carn Dearg from Corrour

Carn Dearg from Corrour Station – originally posted on the Walk Eryri Blog a few years back. Arriving on the sleeper at Corrour, i had managed to sleep much better this time thank you. An easy walk was all i wanted though, and the easiest walk left was that up Carn Dearg (and Sgorr Gailbhre). I

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Yr Aran From Rhyd Ddu

There’s always something special when you manage to fit a decent walk in on a weekeday. It’s almost like stolen time as we aren’t meant to do fun things on a weekday. It’s all work, work, work. So you have to work around that, and make the most of things. Well, I live so close to the hills

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Mynydd Mawr from Rhyd Ddu

This is a nice, quiet walk. So close to Snowdon, you can almost hear the crowds. Indeed, you can’t fail to miss them in Rhyd Ddu where they tend to gather to climb the highest peak in Wales and England. Fortunately for us, they don’t know any better and will leave today’s destination well alone.

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Maesglase and Waun Oer

Despite the proximity of the much busier Cadair Idris, these are rarely walked hills, though anyone who’s been along the A470 will have been impressed with the aspect they display to the drivers. The experience for the walker though, is rather more sedate, being a bimbly walk with no real difficulties over a terrain that’s

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A Stroll in the Parc

Getting to this walk is probably the hardest part! The Llyn Sarnau car park can either be reached by the minor road that passes the Ty Hyll off the A5, or a minor road that starts from near Gwydir Castle on the B5106. The latter is the better road. Once here, make sure to be

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Lon Eifion Cycletrack

The beauty of the Lon Eifion cycletrack is that you can take it easy and do a short cycle to one of the many facilities on the way, or do the whole lot and back again without stopping if you want a bit more of a workout. It’s ideal for running as well. The Lon Eifion

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The Belan Bimble

This is a pleasant walk or trail run from the village of Dinas Dinlle near Caernarfon. Dinas Dinlle itself is a small seaside village of a few houses and cafes that attracts the locals as well as watersports enthusiasts. This trip might be one for those with an interest in aviation, as you may be

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Lon Gwyrfai Rough Route

This is a pleasant run or cycle from Caernarfon to Waunfawr and back again.. It’s mainly on country lanes, but there’s one stretch over the flanks of Moel Smytho that takes you over a pleasant green lane that’s almost easy enough for a hybrid. Back through Waunfawr, where you may well stop off at the

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