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Cambrian Way: Day 8 – Lord Hereford’s Knob to Crickhowell

May 29, 2016
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  Date walked: 17th May 2016 Distance:  14.25 miles Map used: OS Explorer OL 13 Brecon Beacons National Park (Eastern Area) Guide: Cambrian Way by A.J.Drake (7th edition) and website  *************** Sadly, Paul couldn’t make it today so it was just Neil and I who met at Crickhowell, leaving Neil’s car there and taking mine […]

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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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A circular walk from Beddgelert failing to climb Moel Hebog

December 8, 2013
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Date walked: 7th November 2013 Distance: About 5 miles Map required: OS Explorer OL17 – Snowdon Weather conditions: Mostly fine with showers and very strong winds at altitude. This walk is identified in a little booklet, “Hill walking in Snowdonia” by Steve Ashton given to me by my mother .  Mum had put her name in the book […]

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A circular walk on Mynydd Llangatwg, Powys

December 31, 2012
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Approximate distance: 9 miles Starting point: Lay-by on the mountain road from Llangattock Village to Blaen Onneu. SO 185169 Map required: OS Explorer OL13 Terrain: some steep sections and narrow paths close to  near vertical rock faces. Some paths are excellent, others, particularly through boggy parts are very difficult to follow. Facilities. None on the route.  Crickhowell […]

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Copyright Charles Hawes (2012)