Category Archives: Quality Mountain day

Return from Cafngaw.

8°C, no wind, white cloud and dry. I hiked with MapMyRide+! Distance: 10.35km, time: 04:16:00, pace: 24:44min/km, speed: 2.43km/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/2142592775 ​ Up a bit late so finally woke after 7am. I blame that chocolate muesli bar from Aldi. Strong chocolate … Continue reading

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Arenig Fach up.

8°C,light wind and dry. Some cloud above 500m. I hiked with MapMyRide+! Distance: 10.21km, time: 08:15:00, pace: 48:29min/km, speed: 1.24km/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/2142574688 Stuart at about 10.15. The first paths were a bit tricky to find. The map was clear enough but … Continue reading

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Arenig Fawr evening

10°C, dry with light high cloud. I hiked with MapMyRide+! Distance: 13.75km, time: 04:35:00, pace: 20:00min/km, speed: 3.00km/h. http://mapmyride.com/workout/2142590177 At 4pm, I decided to go. I was parked and in a good place to choose from a few options. The … Continue reading

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Kinder downfall

10.20am Grey start with hill fog visible above 400m. heavy rain later. Walked with Chris along the southern edge of Kinderscout plateau. Once on the plateau, we took a diversion to see a WWII crash site then returned to our … Continue reading

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3: Carned y Gribeau and broken bridges.:

9°C. fog and no wind, no change from yesterday. Wild-camp-> end: Woke to more fog and the sound of grouse. The night was utterly silent apart from the gurgling of the spring. Occasional soft drizzle and the odd waft in … Continue reading

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2:Wild camp in the Molwynion

11°C, hill fog above 300m. Light SW. By the time I broke camp at Hadfod y Llan, and re-packing my expedition bag, it was 11am. I parked by Llyn Gwynant and started the day’s walk. The first part was through … Continue reading

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ML training expedition.

12°C, cloud from 50m, strong wind 40mph at 900m.​ Heavy pack was a drag on this climb. But to walk in a group, I was not left behind even though my bag was the heaviest (at 18kg). We got to … Continue reading

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Cluanie Ridge

Creag a’Mhain, (m), 947m, Druim Shionnach (m), 987m; Aonach air Crith, (m), 1021m; Maol Chin-dearg, (m), 981m; Sgurr an Doire Leatham, (m), 1010m; Started with cloud at 800m with some breaks. After tricky path finding up Drochaid an Ullit Ghubhais … Continue reading

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Glen Affric return.

Aonach Meadhoin, (m), 1001m; Ciste Dubhe, (m), 929m; Woke at 6am to an inversion in bright sunshine. Look: Chilly but what a gorgeous way to wake up. This will be one unforgettable day. The landscape was like a one large … Continue reading

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Five sisters, d1

Sgurr nan Saighead , 929m; Sgurr Fhuaran, (m), 1067m; Sgurr na Carnach, (b), 1002m; Sgurr na Ciste Duibhe (m), 1027m; Sailag, (m), 956m; Sgurr a’ Bhealaich Dheirg (m) 1036m; Full kit, the Banshee tent, sleeping bag and food for 3 … Continue reading

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