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Weekly Roundup – Lakes Adventures and Snowdonia Skills

31st May 2018

The bank holiday weekends can be extremely busy in the Lake District and Snowdonia which is why we had groups out mid-week on our Lake District walks. A small group took on the Coledale 10 Peak Challenge and a larger group had a challenging distance walk around Ullswater…in the rain!

Coledale 10 Peak Challenge Group May

Coledale 10 Peak Challenge Mid-week walks are so quiet and its always a pleasure to be guiding groups when the mountains are so peaceful. On Thursday nine clients joined us to take on the Coledale 10 Peak Challenge which had...

Climb Snowdon Via The Pyg Track and Miners Track

31st May 2018

The Pyg Track is a classic hillwalking route to the summit of Snowdon in Snowdonia. Short, scenic, steeped in history and with a tough final ascent. The Pyg Track is the shortest route to the top of Snowdon with the least amount of vertical ascent (but still a tough walk). The Pyg Track is simple to follow and well maintained making this a good route for less experienced hillwalkers. The scenery on the Pyg Track is possibly the best of any of the other routes, rivalled only by the Watkin Path. The Miners Track gives you a slightly different descent as well and takes you down to the impressive Snowdon lakes.

Pyg Track, Snowdon

The Pyg Track, Snowdon The immense and grand cliffs of Crib Goch and Y Lliwedd loom either side of the Pyg Track as you carve your way towards the vast Snowdon pyramid via the imposing lakes of Llyn Llydaw and Glaslyn....

Weekly Round Up – The Big Weekend!

20th May 2018

Wow. What a weekend! Our biggest weekend ever…and thankfully the weather held out once again and gave all the clients an even better experience. Over four days we welcomed over 200 clients to both Snowdonia and the Peak District on various group guided walks, skills courses and private events. The whole team were out ensuring everyone had a fantastic experience in the mountains, and what an awesome job they did. A massive thank you to everyone who took part in events over the week and of course to our excellent team of guides and instructors.

Scrambling Midweek and Weekend Skills Courses Nothing is more exciting than a couple of days scrambling in Snowdonia. Three groups took part in our Discover Scrambling course over the week. The clients had a blast on some of the best...

Weekly Roundup – Views Galore!

15th May 2018

The British heatwave continues in to the middle of May. The Lake District has been blessed with sunshine making the walks pretty tough going. However, the views have been very special…so we can’t complain too much. Similar weather in Snowdonia on Saturday but a complete change in conditions meant a tough end to the Hillwalking Workshop.

Grasmere Guided Walk Group

The highlight of the week had to be our first ever Great Langdale Challenge. We were really excited and a little nervous to see how the walk goes and thankfully the feedback has been fantastic. The Great Langdale Challenge One...

Weekly Roundup – Double, Tripple Yorkshire Three Peaks & More

06th May 2018

A double-roundup! We have been manic in Yorkshire! with five groups out over two weekends it has been fantastic to experience this iconic walking challenge with some many new and familiar faces. It wasn’t all about the Yorkshire Three Peaks though as we had our monthly open group heading up Snowdon for a stunning sunset on Saturday evening.

Yorkshire Three Peaks May Group Summit Picture

The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge is an epic 25-mile walk taking in three of the best summits in Yorkshire on a circular walk taking up to 12-hours. This has to be our toughest walking challenge but very achievable with some...

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