Tal y Fan from Llanfairfechan

Here’s yet another route to the summit of Tal y Fan! I don’t think I’ve followed the same route twice to the top, and here’s yet another one. Llanfairfechan makes a wonderfully different starting point for the Carneddau, starting off in a picturesque wooded valley and following a well marked path to the roman road. […]

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 […]

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 […]