Monthly Archives: June 2017

Bronze practice (B).

Warm, windy with heavy rain. 12°C, and 16 in sunny spells. In stark contrast to the previous expedition, we had terrible weather, probably the works DofE weather we’ve ever had. The kids took it on well; in fact better that … Continue reading

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Rhynogydd walk-out

Dense hill fog to start 11°C. Later nice sunshine with a chilly wind. Woke at 7am, all nice and warm in the bag. I didn’t want t get up, especially now that thick hill fog had set in. After a … Continue reading

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Rhinogydd Bivvy night.

17°C, fair breeze in fair weather. It took all morning for the rain to clear so I waited patiently. It doesn’t matter because my plan was not to descend the mountain today. I will stay up there. After some experimentation … Continue reading

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Foel Boethe warmup.

17°C, set fair with a brisk SW breeze Medium pack walking in fine conditions. Footpaths are better signed this end of the range. The X-shelter on the map is literally a stone wall in the shape of an `X`. It`s … Continue reading

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