Carneddau Traverse – Conwy to Capel Curig

There’s nothing more satisfying than a decent traverse of an entire mountain range. This walk takes you loosely from Conwy over the Carneddau and down to Capel Curig. Navigation can be tricky in some places, and you’ll certainly need to be able to take and walk on a bearing if the mists come down. All […]

Across the Moelwynion – Maentwrog to Capel Curig

This is without any doubt, one of the most satisfying ways to cover these hills. Starting at sea level at the beautiful Vale of Ffestiniog, past Llyn Mair, before you enter the mountain environment proper. From here on, it’s hard work, but when you arrive in Capel Curig the next day, or even at sundown […]

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 […]