Yesterday the first guided group along the Snowdonia Way reached Conwy and successfully finished the route! Well done to them all, pioneering the way for future teams. And thanks to Thistle Trekking for organising it! If you’re keen to join a future group then check out their website (www.thistletrekking.co.uk). For now, here’s a sunny final … Continue reading First guided group reaches Conwy!
It was a big day for the group as we left Dolwyddelan, had a compulsory coffee stop in Capel Curig, and then walked into the majesty of the Ogwen Valley. Past Tryfan, around Llyn Ogwen, and down the Nant Ffrancon to Bethesda. This day really has it all! Continue reading Through the Ogwen Valley
With another day of sunshine, the group headed up Nant Gwynant and then took on the steep climb up to the Bwlch y Rhediad. The views are more than worth it on a day like this, with Snowdon and Glyder Fawr looming over you! Continue reading Reaching the Bwlch y Rhediad
Stage 3 is the longest day of the 7 day Snowdonia Way, and here’s the first guided group nearing the end of the stage, descending the slopes of Cnicht towards Nantmor. Continue reading Descending to Nantmor
Here’s the first Snowdonia Way guided group heading towards Trawsfynydd on Stage 2 earlier this afternoon. What a day for it! We also heard about the poet Hedd Wyn and the history of the lake. Continue reading On the way to Trawsfynydd
Today saw the start of the first ever guided group walking the Snowdonia Way. 10 clients from Thistle Trekking walked from Machynlleth to Dolgellau on a very warm day with no wind and sunshine! Bring on the next 6 days. Here’s them on the riverside path between Corris and Aberllefenni. This is also a great … Continue reading The first ever guided group sets off!
The 4000 year old Maen Llwyd is a standing stone in Machynlleth, right at the start of the trail. Now surrounded by houses, it is left in a small green. All around you can see the surrounding hills and imagine what a central point of valley life it must have been in Neolithic Britain. Continue reading Maen Llwyd in Machynlleth