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Essential Alpine Skills Course – Day 2

April 15th, 2007 · No Comments

Day 2 and we head off for the Ogwen Valley for some more practice on the crags above Lyn Idwal.  This is familiar ground for Ali and I and some grade 1 scrambling terrain that we would normally tackle unroped.  However, the emphasis is in efficient use of the rope and moving together quickly yet […]

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Murder of the impossible

April 14th, 2007 · 1 Comment

If you are at a loose end after a day hillwalking or climbing in Snowdonia then why not pop into Plas y Brenin for an evening lecture?  The staff give illustrated lectures every Monday, Tuesday and Saturday evenings at 8pm and these are free, open to the public (you don’t have to be on a […]

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Essential Alpine Skills Course - Day 1

April 14th, 2007 · 2 Comments

At last we are back in North Wales attending a weekend Essential Alpine Skills course at PYB.  Breakfast is served in the dining hall and we get chatting to Gerwyn and Ceri Williams, a local couple from a village near Caernarfon.  They are booked on a discovering navigation course and since it is their first […]

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