Snowdonia Walking and Climbing is run by Richard ‘Rusty’ Bale, a fully qualified Mountaineering Instructor (WMCI), qualified to instruct all aspects of mountaineering and a full member of the Association of Mountaineering Instructors (AMI). He started mountaineering in Scotland with the RAF Mountain Rescue Service over 20 years ago and since then he has walked and climbed throughout the UK and abroad. ...

North Wales Tourism Attraction of the Year, Llechwedd, opened its doors to the public for the first time in over three months on July 6th to show off their social distancing measures and explain the areas that will reopen as we head deeper into the easing of lockdown. Members of the Blaenau community, from local and regional authorities were invited ...

A good little Vlog from Matt Thomas covering a family walk up the stunning Aber Falls in North Wales. View Matt’s youtube channel here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TKRJZaQbzJ4 ...

Crib Goch is an epic experience. One not to be taken lightly and we were glad to see that Gareth had some great experienced people around him when he faced his fears to tackle the immense Snowdon ridge. Check out his Youtube channel for more info and a list of the equipment used. Excerpt from Gareths youtube page: So this ...

We are all to aware of the respect that you need to show to many of the terrains and mountains in North Wales.But we Stumbled across this great little film by Santiago Pilgrim on youtube. View his channel here Here is the excerpt from his post. After a filming job in Birmingham, we headed over to North Wales for a ...

Based on the outskirts of Betws y Coed in North Wales, those fabulous guys at zip world have come up with another UK first, and yet another instant hit for the adventurous. Fforest Coaster opened to the public on Wednesday 10th May and we were lucky enough to have opening day tickets. The Fforest Coaster is the first Alpine coaster ...

It was a beautiful Sunday afternoon we were in the area with walking boots in the back of the car so thought it would be a good way to end the weekend by taking a leisurely stroll along the fast flowing river in the Dysynni Valley. Taking in the breathtaking beauty that this area of Wales has to offer the ...

Conwy Adventurer Ash Dykes Completes World First Expedition: Traversing the Length of Madagascar Conwy adventurer Ash Dykes, has become the first person in history to successfully walk the entire length of Madagascar, from south to north, summiting its eight highest mountains on his way. Part of his training for the expedition took place in North Wales, as Ash walked across his native country ...

For those of you who haven’t heard of the Aussie Flashpacker, it’s a personal travel blog by Aussie girl Simone and an English guy Dan. They write about their travels and exploits and have travelled the world extensively. We came across each others websites via the wonderful world of twitter and this is their account of a Winters Hike up Mount ...

What is Geocaching? “Geocaching is a real-world, outdoor treasure hunting game using GPS-enabled devices. Participants navigate to a specific set of GPS coordinates and then attempt to find the geocache (container) hidden at that location.” Source: geocaching.com There are two geocaches at the summit of Moel Famau, making the walk to the top even more worthwhile. At the time of ...