Backpacking

Rhinogydd from Llandecwyn to Talybont

The Rhinogydd, despite their difficulty, are reasonably accessible from many points. Trawsfynydd to the north east has always been a favourite starting point, but an arguably more scenic approach is from the opposite side of the mountain at Llandecwyn.  It has the advantage of a return via the Cambrian Line Railway. OS Map Required Explorer 018, Landranger 124, BMC …

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Carneddau – Aber to Trefriw

This is a different approach to these hills, one that does leave you with difficulty in returning to your start point, but buses do pass through Trefriw. It’s also a route that contrasts along it’s way. You start in a wooded valley, cross moorland and secluded valleys, before crossing the highest land over Llewelyn. To top …

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