Mysty Marie (Part 1)

Welcome visitor. I am Mysty Marie, Druidic protector of Nature. Stay awhile, let me introduce myself and tell of some of my life so far. If you look behind you there’s a comfy log, pull it up to the campfire and I’ll share my rabbit stew with you. By birth, I am part Eladrin, part

Exploring Cwm Prysor

Alongside the A4212 from Trawsfynydd to Bala runs the old disused railway line, a section of which has kindly been made in to a permissive footpath. We took the opportunity of a fine January morning to explore the section through Cwm Prysor, with its fine old viaduct being the centre of attraction. A small amount

An enjoyable scenic route over Arenig Fawr

The Arenigs are a less walked group of Snowdonian peaks, yet Arenig Fawr with its central positioning, enjoys huge panoramic views across most of Snowdonia. Here’s a circular route that we walked early on a very frosty January morning. The GPS track reported 7.25 miles of distance with about 2000 ft of climb. Allow 4

Ode of the Dawn Walker

Ode of the Dawn Walker As golden flood pours in Sleepy night gives way to mists of morn In vale below the cock doth crow And hound speaks forth The darkness sundered and torn. The tweet of birds stirring in heather The prominences of walker fresh & cold Caressed by sun born anew, like gentle

Carneddau Excursion (Cwm Eigiau loop)

A glorious circular route in the Carneddau, from the remote parking near Llyn Eigiau (SH732663). A Snowdonia walk for the more adventurous, taking in less walked peaks and an enjoyable ridge. Summary: Approximately 9 miles and 2800 ft of ascent. Section 1 – mainly stoned tracks to Cwm Eigiau quarry. Section 2 – craig ascent