Monthly Archives: January 2012

Snow Trip to Sugar Loaf – a quick update

Yes I managed to get out in the recent snow in South Wales! Yes it was full on winter conditions including a white out, drifts and howling winds. I even got to play with my ice axe and do some … Continue reading

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Undiscovered Wales by Kevin Walker – a review

Time for a book review. I took a bit of a punt on this book. I have a couple of bookshelves full of books on walking and especially on walks in Wales/Brecon Beacons. This appeared to be “just another one” from a … Continue reading

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Outdoor Forums and Social networking – a few thoughts

I am not going to win any prizes for originality or extreme cleverness with regards to what I have to say on the subject. But, having used a variety of forums and social networks over the past 7 years with … Continue reading

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The weather it is a changing – well down here in South Wales it is

So the first major persistent snowfall forecast for South Wales this year is due over the next few days. There was snow on the Brecon Beacons this morning and temperatures have dropped substantially. Sunday, Monday and possibly Tuesday should see … Continue reading

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Over the Misty Mountains – A Hobbit’s tale

A Hobbit in the Misty Mountains! Well, let me clarify that statement a bit. I am slightly undertall. I absolutely love food but I dont have hairy feet (not yet, anyway). I did however encounter some misty mountains the other … Continue reading

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A week is a long time – a few thoughts from a brewer’s pack

Some weeks are long, some weeks are short, some weeks are monotonous and some weeks brimming with events. Do you ever get times when there is just so much to get done, cram in or achieve is a short space … Continue reading

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Is this hopeful or what?

Ok, so you will probably laugh. I have an aspiration to go out more this year and especially further afield from South Wales. I got looking at trips to remote areas and inevitably got looking at bothies. Now I love … Continue reading

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