Hard Walk

The Tryfan Circuit No ratings yet.

You know the feeling. You’ve arrived at Ogwen with some mountain newbies, or those who know better and have left the crampons at home (“Well it wasn’t snowing in Surrey!”) and the mountains are wearing their full winter raiment (that’s enough Showell Styles for one post). Climbing Tryfan, for it’s more a climb than a …

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Deiniolen to Ogwen via Glyderau and Y Gribin Ridge Scramble No ratings yet.

This is an excellent way to bag most of the Glyderau in one trip by ascending Elidir from Deiniolen and finally descending via the scrambly Gribin to Ogwen. This trip provides a different approach to the walk, but does leave the typical car-dependent walker stuck. Creative use of public transport and taxis are the best way.You could alternatively start …

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Yr Aran Circuit No ratings yet.

Sometimes, you just need a long mid level walk without actually climbing any summits. Maybe you’re not equipped for snow or it’s forecasting thunder. Or just to get some distance in on the legs. Here’s a 23km route around Yr Aran near Yr Wyddfa that does just that. Of course, you can easily tag the …

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