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Peter Walker
2013-08-14 10:07:20
Hillwalking in Wales...it's not unusual
Wales...it's been a while.

It's almost a pity you mentioned the Nantlle Ridge as that's the 'secret' one that's a) brilliant, and b) actually everyone knows about.

So, brushing aside such obvious itineraries as the Snowdon Horseshoe and Tryfan/Bristly Ridge and going a bit further afield (or being a bit more esoteric)...

1) Carneddau from the north. If you start from Aber you go through some beautiful valley scenery (i.e. the Aber Falls and Rheadr Bach) and then enjoy a complete transformation to bleakness.

2) Moel Siabod. Super viewpoint on the edge of Snowdonia, ascent from Pont Cyfyng up the E ridge is a fine airy ascent with optional easy scrambling.

3) Cnicht and the Moelwyns. This is a good day out from the village of Croesor, steep climb up to the 'Welsh Matterhorn' of Cnicht and then a ramble round the head of the valley (through some interesting industrial relics) to the Moelwyn ridge.

4) The Rhinogs. A quite ridiculously rugged pair of hills near Harlech, brilliantly wild.


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Inishsirrer: Uninhabited except a few sheep.
magicstep 15 hours ago.
I did kayak to the island in 2014. There is a slipway facing the mainland. Lot's of ruined houses. Walking is decent as the island is flat but in places ground is uneven and overgrown, there are o...

  
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Knockroe: OMG - I forget to check the MV page!
Pepe a day ago.
Decided to make a day out of a Dublin-Waterford drive, despite low-hanging cloud. Knockroe wore a misty white cap as I glanced up from the Sculloge Gap carpark. Planning my attack (so I thought), ...

  
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ewen
ewen a day ago.
Now living furth of Scotland and getting to know the Irish hills. If you come across a Scottish hill Walker with dodgy knees and walking sedately, stop and say hello.

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Bleantasour Mountain: A boggy but short ascent route
Collaborative entry Last edit by: simon3 2 days ago.
Go to the forest entrance at S22452 09704. there is room here for a few cars.Walk down the forest track, crossing a ford and follow the track until you can see open ground.Walk south along the edg...

  
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A handy way up two western Monavulaghs.
simon3 2 days ago.
Easy access to the ridge.Improved RouteUsing the hard won experience of others and new forest roads we found a relati... walk, Len: 6.5km, Climb: 263m, Area: Bleantasour Mountain, Comeragh Mountains

  
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Milk Hill: Carry on bagging
Collaborative entry Last edit by: simon3 2 days ago.
Go to the forest entrance at S22452 09704. there is room here for a few cars.Walk down the forest track, crossing a ford and follow the track until you can see open ground.Walk uphill to the summi...

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Seefin: Fine day spoilt by Scramblers
ewen 2 days ago.
Started at the Coillte gate at 068145 where there is parking for 2 cars. I then followed the forest road around until the first turn off to the left. This takes you along to the fire break/path at...

  
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Local 97
marymac 4 days ago.
An abstract Artist, Charles Shaw, said "Real happiness consists in not what we actually accomplish, but what we think we accomplish." I moved house. So my Local 100 changed. The new list includes ...

  
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Gortrumnagh: Drive or Walk
sandman 2 days ago.
The gravel track at L6133851903 will bring you up to the second quarry workings allowing you to park at L6213651955 and enter the open hillside via a gate just inside the quarry to the left. No si...

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Hacha Grande by following my nose.
jackill 2 days ago.
walk, Len: 11.5km, Climb: 636m, Area: Spain, Canary Islands ()

  
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Derrylahan: Coastal Hill
sandman 2 days ago.
As this hill is located in a field covered in gorse bushes the easiest access is via the adjacent land owner. Parking at L6670259115 i was fortunate to bump in to the farmer whose farm yard is loc...

  
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Ballynew: Coastal Hill
sandman 2 days ago.
Park at L6231659377 opposite a very modern designed house and follow the non tared track and as it turns right go straight up hill thru an old overgrown trail still used by some cattle on there ow...


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