It's been a very busy week, and a very hot one. It's been lovely to get out in the sunshine and practise various techniques with photographers from Prestatyn camera club and Welshot. I joined Prestatyn camera club last week and, this week, we had a trip to the beach to have a go at taking... Continue Reading →
Snowdonia Rocks: walking, music, raising money… perfect!
Walking with friends, listening to music, raising money for charity, and enjoying stunning scenery and warm sunshine... it doesn't get much better than that! Yesterday we took part in a 12 mile hike from Zip World in Bethesda, up the Nant Ffrancon valley to Cwm Idwal in the heart of Snowdonia, raising money for Love... Continue Reading →
Derbyshire 6 Dales Challenge: cancelled but completed
We entered the Derbyshire 6 Dales Challenge last summer with a group of friends. John came across it and thought it'd be a good one... a 26 mile (42k) run or walk through Biggin Dale, Wolfscote Dale, Beresford Dale, Lathkill Dale, Bradford Dale and Long Dale, with not too much ascent... a welcome change after last... Continue Reading →
My Welsh 3000s challenge: an epic adventure
The bottom line is I failed to complete the challenge. I didn't climb all of the 15 peaks in Snowdonia that are over 3000 feet (about 1000 metres), and make up the Welsh 3000s, I only climbed 10. An impulse decision meant I missed a whole section, covering 5 peaks, including my favourite, Tryfan. However,... Continue Reading →