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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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Sixty on Pen-Y-Fan

May 17, 2015
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Date walked: May 2nd 2015 Map used: None – but the route is covered by OS Explorer OL12 Distance: around 5 miles ************ I had been wondering how to celebrate my 6oth birthday for some time. Years possibly. I had no appetite for throwing a party, where I would have probably have spent most of the […]

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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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