Cadair Ifan Goch

The cover image for my most-used local walking book, Walking in the Conwy Valley, is from Cadair Ifan Goch overlooking the Conwy Valley from the east. It’s one of those walks that promises a breathtaking view, but the images don’t really capture the grandness of the place, and so it took a surprising amount of … Continue reading Cadair Ifan Goch

Criccieth Walk

I’m falling behind in my quest to document all the amazing walks I took this summer! The last installment was about our walk around Llyn Geirionydd. Our next big walk was about a week later (early June) in Criccieth. Why Criccieth? My parents took a side trip there last year, and enjoyed it enough that they … Continue reading Criccieth Walk

Mount Snowdon

Ever since we moved to North Wales, we have been talking about walking up Snowdon. We live minutes from one edge of Snowdonia National Park and are already familiar with many of its awe-inspiring walks, but our plans to walk up the highest mountain in Wales kept getting thwarted with rain or other interference. Until last weekend. … Continue reading Mount Snowdon