A talk by Peter Salenieks.
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Read about how we grade our hill and mountain walks and how we categorise our climbing activities.
Join Ralph on this 26km/16.5miles hard walk taking in the hills of Mynydd Fforest, Cefn Llwydiart, Cefn Clawdd, Twyn Y Post, Fforest Brycheiniog and Llandyfalle Hill. Total ascent 700m/2300ft following mainly good paths. Please bring a headtorch. We will start at 9.30am OS Explorer Map 188, grid reference SO117377 at Brechfa Pool.
In 2022, I completed the Dragon's Back Race, a mountainous 380km 6-day Ultra from Conwy Castle to Cardiff Castle. It is described as the World's Toughest Mountain Race, and *spoiler alert* it was pretty hard! Come along to hear what motivated me to enter, the training involved and general tales from the 6 days.
Join Nia for a hard walk starting at Pengenffordd heading onto Y Grib and moving North East 713m to the Grwyne Fawr Bothy. Nia has recommended that walkers aim to bring some rubbish bags with them so a tidy up of the bothy can be done if needed. The return leg of the walk willContinue reading "Walk: Pengenffordd to Grwyne Fawr Bothy. 21km/13miles, 840m/2770m ascent (Hard)"
Our walk, which begins from the High School / Leisure Centre car park in Crickhowell (9:30am. OS Explorer map OL13, grid reference SO 216185) is essentially a high-level walk rising to and around the rim of the Great Cwm (Cwm Mawr in Welsh). This large, steep-sided bowl is cut into the south-western aspect of theContinue reading "Walk: Great Cwm Horseshoe. 18km/11.2miles, 840m/2755ft ascent (Moderate)"
"There and back again" - the life of a climber, photographer and IFMGA Mountain Guide https://ifmga.info/. Alun's talk will discuss rock climbs and mountains from Pembroke to El Capitan, Greenland and Everest. Alun's climbing biography includes E5s, grade 6 ice routes and big walls in Yosemite. He has climbed mountains all over the world andContinue reading "Talk: There and back again, with Alun Richardson"
Join Mark for this moderate to hard walk through Fforest Fawr to Castell Coch, on to Garth Woods and Garth Hill and back across the valley where we'll take in part of the Taff Trail and Craig Yr Allt before returning to the start. The walk is 21km/13miles with 1000m/3000ft of ascent. Expect muddy pathsContinue reading "Walk: Fforest Fawr circular. 21km/13miles, 1000m/3000ft ascent (Moderate/Hard)"
Sara Dickinson, Carole Wright and Chris John will deliver an illustrated talk about the Club's week-long visit to the Pyrenees in July 2023.
Join Ralph for a walk around the upper Afon Honddu. We'll start from Pen yr Heol under the northern escarpment of the Blacks. The route circles the upper Honddu Valley via Bird House, Twyn Talycefn, Blacksmith's Anvil, Capel Y Ffin, The Vision, Hay Bluff and Twmpa. The walk will cover 26km/16 miles with a totalContinue reading "Walk: Around the upper Afon Honddu. 26km/16miles, 1195m/3625ft ascent (Hard)"
Join Gareth on this walk where we'll take in Llanfoist, The Blorenge via the tramways, Keepers Pond and the escarpment overlooking Cwm Craf and Abergavenny before descending to the Punchbowl. We'll then drop down to the canal retracing our footsteps back to Abergavenny. We'll meet at 10am the bottom of the Byefield Lane car park,Continue reading "Walk: Around Abergavenny. 17km/10 miles, 600m/1968ft ascent (Easy)"
Our annual photo competition, with judge Peter Salenieks. This year (2023/24) we have entries in four new categories: i) The Club in action; ii) Mountain weather; iii) Portrait of a mountain, hill or crag; and iv) Adventure in wild places. To refresh your memory, read all about the new categories and remember the rules. WithContinue reading "Annual photo competition, 2024"