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Snowdonia Walks

A Walk up Pen yr Ole Wen

I had my two children visiting for the week and, on such occasions, I always like to take them on a few treks up into the hills and mountains, mainly because it's quite a novelty for them as they normally live in the flat lands of Norfolk.…

The Snowdon Horseshoe

Summary The Snowdon Horseshoe is the name given to the horseshoe shaped ring of ridges and peaks on Snowdon's eastern side, and makes up part of the Snowdon Massif. The peaks included in the Horseshoe are those of Y Lliwedd, Snowdon,…

My Planned Walks and Scrambles

I thought it might be a good idea to keep track of all the walks and scrambles I want to do here, and maybe check them off as I complete them - hopefully with a link to a write up. I'm not setting myself a time limit to complete them all,…

Bochlwyd Horseshoe via Bastow Buttress

Summary The Bochlwyd Horseshoe is one of Snowdonia's classic scrambles. The route most commonly comprises of three popular scrambles: the Tryfan North Ridge, Bristly Ridge up to Glyder Fach, and the Y Gribin Ridge during the descent. For…

The Welsh 3000’s Challenge

Summary The Welsh 3000's is a popular challenge where the object is to reach the summit of all 15 mountains in Snowdonia (Wales) that are above 3000 feet within 24 hours. Route Information Ascent: 2,537mLength: 21.49 milesStart:…