Beacons way

Cambrian Way day 12: Bwlch Bryn-rhudd to near Llanddeusant

November 13, 2016
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Date walked: 9th September 2016 Distance: around 12 miles Map used: OS Explorer OL 1 2- Brecon Beacons National Park (Western area) Guide followed: Cambrian Way  by A.J. Drake – 7th edition ************** Today Paul, Neil and I  were joined by a good friend of Neil’s called Malvern (no, I never did ask where he got […]

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Cambrian Way day 10: Cwar Blaen dyffryn quarry to Storey Arms

September 18, 2016
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  Date walked: July 6th 2016 Maps used:OS Explorer OL 13 (Brecon Beacons National Park Eastern Area) and OL 12 (Brecon Beacons National Park Western Area) Distance: around 10 miles (but lots of ups and downs) Guide book: Cambrian Way by A J. Drake 7th edition ************** I have quite an ambivalent relationship with camping, […]

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Climbing The Skirrid: the start of the Beacons Way

January 11, 2015
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A short walk over The Skirrid in Monmouthshire, with a steep ascent and descent, giving very satisfying views (on a good day) from the summit of  1,594 feet. Date walked: 3rd December 2014 Distance: about 3 miles, quite steep in parts Map: OS Explorer OL 13 – Brecon Beacons National Park ****************** Derek The Weather had […]

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Three peaks in the Brecon Beacons: Corn Du, Pen-y-Fan and Cribyn

February 23, 2014
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Date walked: 4th January 2014 Distance: around 8.5 miles Map required: Ordnanace Survey  OL12 – Brecon Beacons National Park, Western Area. I get all my maps from Dash4it. They are well discounted, and delivery is free and fast. Nearest shops/toilets at Pontsticill ******************** The forecast suggested that this was going to be a blue sky day […]

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