Month: October 2014

Black Mountain Area.

Sunday 12th October. We headed to Dan yr Ogof show caves in Brecon. We walked out for around five hours, practising micro navigation and comparing it to a newly acquired Garmin eTrex 20 GPS. The map and compass won. OS Grid reference for the caves. OL 12 83825 16021 Great weather for today’s practising.   Read More …


North Wales trip.

Friday 3rd October, we headed up to north Wales for a couple of days climbing and walking. Although we had a course running, intro to climbing and scrambling, we also had a few familiar faces along for a social meet. We spent Saturday climbing at bus stop quarry, and Sunday we walked, crawled and scrambled Read More …


Old Man of Stoer.

We left home at 5am Friday morning and it took us just over twelve hours to get to Clachtoll beach campsite. We set up the tent and got settled for the evening. Saturday was going to be the big day, with good weather predicted, we were all pretty excited.   The journey up to Scotland Read More …