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What makes Snowdonia such a joy, is that it's much, much more than Snowdon - a fact missed my many. Of course, the ascent of Snowdon itself, or Yr Wyddfa, is a marvellous day out - if the weather is not too bad. There's a multitude of possible routes - some very...read more
The development of technical fabrics and design innovation has had surprising impact on humble walking trouser choice. When I first started rambling there were practically no specific walking pants. In summer there were shorts of course, but cold and wet weather was...read more
It's only around 517 m high, but Mam Tor has all the appearance of a proper mini-mountain. The fun starts even before you begin the ascent. If you start from Castleton, a little gem in itself, the limestone gorge of Winnants Pass makes an awesome approach. Caves...read more