Pony Path up Cadair Idris

Cadair Idris is traditionally regarded as the highest peak south of Snowdon, albeit a good 12 metres lower than it’s less illustrious neighbour, Aran Fawddwy. This is a brief account of the Pony Track up Cadair Idris, which is the easiest track. However, I’ll start by suggesting quite strongly that if you are going to […]

Eryri Way Day 5 – Rachub to Llanberis

Day 5 of the Eryri Way walk from Rachub to Llanberis. A full route description will follow on Mud and Routes. There’s a full gallery and a map below to keep you going ’till then.Rachub to Llanberis ew5 Distance, Ascent and Time 14km, 500m, 4 hours OS Map Required Explorer 017, BMC Map, Landranger 115 Difficulties none Start / End Rachub to […]

Llyn Crafnant and Geirionydd from Capel Curig

This is a straightforward circuit that you can do at almost any time of the year. Starting from Capel Curig, the route travels over moorland, into two beautiful valleys containing lakes, and finally some forestry (there’s got to be a down side!. Its highest point is only about 340m, and the distance about 15km. Download […]

Tal Y Fan from Rowen.

Her: “I’m going to the Hairdressers, it’s costing £60…” Me: Splutters coffee across room Her: “I’ll drop you off for a walk on the way” Me: “Oh, all right then”  Download the GPX File for your GPS device here Distance, Ascent and Time 11km, 600m, 4 hours OS Map Required Explorer 017, BMC Map, Landranger 115 Difficulties navigation from the summit […]

Tal y Fan From Aber to Dwygyfylchi

Another route up the shortest and most northern of the Carneddau. This time via the roman road from Aber and over both Foel Llwyd and Tal y Fan before descending to Capelulo or continuing onwards to Conwy.  Download the GPX File for your GPS device here  Distance, Ascent and Time 14.5km, 550m, 4 hours OS Map Required Explorer 017, BMC […]