Monday 29th May 2017 Our weekend away in Snowdonia was drawing to a close, along with the end of May Bank Holiday weekend. A small number of group members were determined to tackle the three-and-a-half hour drive home ASAP. My suggestion, was to divide the journey with a walk along the way. So, we crossed … Continue reading The (Not So) Long Mynd
Sunday 28th May 2017 Walking the final one-hundred metres of ascent towards the summit of Cadair Idris now, there was only one question on our minds: Would the cloud clear in time for our arrival? Following the initial climb up from Llyn Cau lake along the Minfford Path, we found the route levelled out briefly, … Continue reading Climbing Cadair Idris (Part 2)
Climbing Cadair Idris in May 2017, with Brunel Walking Group. In this Part 1, we make our way up to the lake, Llyn Cau. Would the cloud clear before we arrived at the summit?
I was hoping I would've been able to write something last week, about my intended trip to the Peak District, which ended forty-eight hours ago... But I've not been managing my spare time well enough, which inevitably resulted in late night and last-minute packing on no fewer than two evenings! For the first time since … Continue reading Peak District Weekend – August 2017
A five-mile walk from the camp site near Dolgellau in Mid Wales (May 2017).
Friday 26th May 2017 This was a stop off in Shropshire, en route to a shared weekend and camping and walking in Snowdonia, with Brunel Walking Group. More than two whole months have passed since the experience but it all remains fresh enough in my memory for me to be able to finally begin writing. … Continue reading Visiting Attingham Park
A review of my walking miles for July 2017. Another Hundred-Mile-Month??