Tag Archives: Black Mountains

Kit list for my Black Mountains weekend

As per request, I have added the kit list I used for my weekend jaunt to the Black Mountains. The caveats to remember are that it was a 12 mile walk in, wildcamp overnight at 2100ft and 8 mile walk out … Continue reading

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A Very Windy Weekend in the Black Mountains!

Quick post to say that the strong winds experienced through the UK over the past week or so have also visited the Black Mountains down here in South Wales. This was all well and good but I had also managed … Continue reading

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Black Mountains Horseshoe – a classic walk

Finally got around to put a few words and pictures together for the Black Mountains horseshoe walk I did the other day. As with everytime I visit the Black Mountains, another set of weather conditions presented themselves. This time, the … Continue reading

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Black Mountains Horseshoe Walk – I’m back!

Just a quick update to say that the planned walk around the Black Mountains went off without a hitch for once. The weather was cool and apart from early morning mist gave good visibility. The best bit was the early … Continue reading

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Planned walk for Sunday – A classic Brecon Beacons Horseshoe (well Black Mountains really)

All set for a long walk tomorrow. . Weather is looking ok-ish with the best of it in the morning. Am hoping for a bit of a special sunrise as I will be out early enough to catch it. The route … Continue reading

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Llanthony Priory Campsite – a review

Been meaning to do this for a while but since I was there a few weeks ago, I thought I would finally give a review of the Llanthony Priory campsite. Its been listed as a “Cool Camping” destination, had good … Continue reading

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