Welsh 3000s – 15 Peaks

This is the most challenging walk in the park. An absolute must if you’re fit enough. [osmap gpx=”http://www.walkupsnowdon.co.uk/files/2011/09/14_peaks1.gpx”] Distance, Ascent and Time  46km, 3400m, 16hrs OS Map Required Explorer 017, BMC Map, Landranger 115 Difficulties Nav, logistics and distance Start / End Pen y Pass to Bwlch Y Ddeufaen Facilities Cafe and Toilets Public Transport Sherpa buses plentiful. Parking extortionate – £10 a day […]

Elidir Fawr and Marchlyn Circuit.

Elidir Fawr tends to elicit the memory in many either of the endless slog from Nant Peris, or of the scars of the Dinorwig quarries above Llanberis.  This is a route over the mountain’s quieter and arguably better side, though the mark of man is here as clear as elsewhere. The far north peak of […]

Glyderau from Deiniolen to Capel Curig

The classic traverse of the entire Glyder range from Deiniolen to Capel Curig. The only way to improve on this route is to nip up Tryfan on the way past, as you lose less than 100m descending to Bwlch Tryfan. On this occasion, we camped over half way at Llyn y Caseg Fraith which provides […]