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 […]

Garn, Glyderau and Tryfan from Ogwen

There’s only one way to enjoy a walk on a Bank Holiday. Well, ok, there’s 2 if you count don’t bother, but getting up just after dawn and being on the hill for 7am is the one i’d choose. Even the car park at Ogwen was empty! So this weekend, why not try and miss […]

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 […]