Tag: Wales

Moel Siabod

This is a circular walk of 6.5 miles to the summit of Moel Siabod from Pont Cyfyng near Capel Curig, via the Daear Ddu Ridge, though this route takes the slightly easier route up, avoiding the ridge scramble.  The route begins with a short section of tarmac road, first along […]

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Crimpiau and Capel Curig

This is a circular walk of 6.5 miles to the summit of Crimpiau, followed by a short loop around Capel Curig.  The paths are mostly in good condition, though the track to Crimpiau can get a little wet in places it is easy enough to navigate around.  After returning from […]

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Llantysilio Mountain

This is a circular walk of 7 miles over Llantysilio Mountain.  It also includes the summits of Moel Morfydd, Moel y Gamelin, and Moel y Faen. The route starts out on a quiet tarmac lane before following footpaths and bridleways, which can be muddy in places.  Another very brief section […]

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Moel Eilio from Llanberis

This is a circular walk of 8.5 miles to the summit of Moel Eilio from Llanberis.  It also includes the summits of Foel Gron and Foel Goch, and can be extended to include Moel Cynghorion. Once out of the village, the route climbs steeply on a tarmac lane, which eventually […]

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Crimpiau and Llyn Crafnant from Capel Curig

This is a circular walk of 8.5 miles, to Llyn Crafnant from Capel Curig, with a climb to the summit of Crimpiau along the way.  There are a variety of path surfaces on this route, firm rocky paths to begin with (some wet sections, but easily passable), grass and gravel […]

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View to Snowdon.

Route Report – Cwm Llan – 2019-03-25

Description: A 4.5 mile hike in Cwm Llan. Parking Information: Pont Bethania car park is £3 for 4 hours, £6 all day.  Toilets (free) are available here. View the map and download the GPX of this route. I decided to start my week off work with a relatively gentle hike […]

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Cwm Llan

This is a walk of around 4.5 miles in Cwm Llan, beginning and ending on the Watkin path.  The gradient is not too steep, and the path is mostly very good, with a few short wet or boggy sections that can be bypassed. There are excellent views of Snowdon and […]

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Craig Bron Banog

Route Report – Craig Bron Banog – 2019-02-16

Description: An attempted hike to the summit of Craig Bron Banog from Bod Petrual, in the Clocaenog Forest. Parking Information: Car park at Bod Petrual, the start of the walk (Free). View the map and download the GPX of this route. Spring is just around the corner, and I’m starting […]

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Coed Talon and Hope Mountain

This is a circular walk of around 4 miles.  The first mile is along a flat, disused railway line, before the route climbs to Waun y Llyn country park on Hope Mountain for great views of the surrounding area. Distance: 4.00 milesTime: 2.00 hoursGrade: Easy *Activity: WalkingOS Map: Explorer 256   (right-click the Download button […]

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The Clwydian Way

The Clwydian Way is a long distance walking route through Denbighshire and Flintshire, starting and finishing in Prestatyn.  The route wanders through some of the highlights of the counties of Denbighshire, Flintshire and Conwy, including Moel Famau, Loggerheads, Castell Dinas Bran, and Llyn Brenig.  The total distance of the route […]

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