Secret Mountains Series | Moel Ysgyfarnogod
Step into the wild heart of Snowdonia to explore this hidden gem. Off the beaten track, and a great alternative to Snowdon & the busier peaks of North Wales, Moel Ysgyfarnogod.
Secret Mountains Series. Yr Eifl
A mountain with three summits and stunning, far-reaching sea views. Yr Eifl on the Llyn Peninsula is a must-do mountain for your next holiday in North Wales
Secret Mountains Series. Tryfan
Where hiking meets proper mountaineering and an Everest connection. Tryfan is one of the great peaks of North Wales.
Glyder Fawr promoted to Super Mountain
G and J Surveys have been busy again. You might remember that they were checking to see if Tryfan qualified as one of the 14 peaks in Wales over 3000 feet. Well they must have bought a new tape measure as this time they’ve gone metric. Glyder Fawr, previously recorded as being 999m high has been measured at 1000.8m. The Guardian headline reads “Wales celebrates promotion of peak to ‘super-mountain’” and The Telegraph writes how this will lead to an increase of people climbing the mountain and that “..the famous Welsh 1000m Peaks Race will have to consider becoming a longer race with five peaks instead of four..”. It’s a nice news story, but it would be wrong to think that the mountain has changed, improved even. It’s just our perception that’s altered. I guess that’s what I like about mountains. They’re fixed, permanent, a reassuring constant in an ever-changing world. The five peaks over 1000m…