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?
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
An outing in the Brecon Beacons, led by Brunel Walking Group. 11 miles of cairns, crashed planes and steering clear of the tourist routes.
A 'Joint Walk' of mixed age and many boot in the Wye Valley. Beginning at Tintern, from May 2017.
Saturday 29th April 2017 Beyond the halfway point in my first exploration of Sugar Loaf mountain hill, I'd reached the hamlet of Llangenny and was looking for a place to stop for lunch. I'd hoped to stop somewhere near to Millbrook Bridge, beneath this towering old tree. But there were already a couple of people … Continue reading Sugar Loaf (Part 2)