Capel Curig to Betws y Coed via Sarn Helen

[osmap gpx=”http://walkeryri.mudandroutes.com/files/2012/01/capelsarnhelen.gpx” style=”width:600px; height:400px; border:1px solid gray; margin-right:20px; float:left;”] Distance, Ascent and Time 24km, 700m, 7 hours OS Map Required Explorer 017 & Explorer 018, BMC Map, Landranger 115 Difficulties Distance Start / End Capel Curig Facilities WC/Pub  both ends, plus shop in Capel Curig Public Transport Some Sherpa buses. This is quite a long route starting in Capel Curig before following disused byways over […]

uk.rec.walking

uk.rec.walking Ok, to start off, i’m a relative newcomer to this group, though I was posting on and off to some groups back in 1997, so I have experience of newsgroups. The uk.rec.walking (URW for short) is a walking Usenet newsgroup, though that you may have guessed already. The FAQ (frequently asked questions – always […]

Snowdonia Walks -WASHIS List of hills mountains Wales Over 600 metres hill bagging

A printable list of the WASHIS – basically a list of all the significant hills over 600m in Wales. There’s a few shocks in there, including a few of the 15 peaks missing because there’s very little reascent between them and their taller neighbours. If you read the hill list article below, then you’ll know […]

What does it takes to get a Mountain Leader (ML) qualification? Part 6

What does it takes to get a Mountain Leader (ML) qualification? by Paul Cummings (Originally posted on uk.rec.walking, and published here with kind permission. His website is here) PART SIX – Result! (page 1 – page 2 – page 3 – page 4 – page 5 – page 6) The early results were good, a […]

What does it takes to get a Mountain Leader (ML) qualification? Part 5

What does it takes to get a Mountain Leader (ML) qualification? by Paul Cummings (Originally posted on uk.rec.walking, and published here with kind permission. His website is here) PART Five – Expedition day 2 (page 1 – page 2 – page 3 – page 4 – page 5 – page 6) After the short night’s […]

What does it takes to get a Mountain Leader (ML) qualification? Part 4

What does it takes to get a Mountain Leader (ML) qualification? by Paul Cummings (Originally posted on uk.rec.walking, and published here with kind permission. His website is here) PART FOUR- Expedition (page 1 – page 2 – page 3 – page 4 – page 5 – page 6) Next morning, it was seriously stiff and […]

What does it takes to get a Mountain Leader (ML) qualification? Part 3

What does it takes to get a Mountain Leader (ML) qualification? by Paul Cummings (Originally posted on uk.rec.walking, and published here with kind permission. His website is here) PART THREE – Assessment (page 1 – page 2 – page 3 – page 4 – page 5 – page 6) Work conspired to help rather than […]