Dolgellau and New Precipice Walk Area (Day 1)

Wherever possible we try to factor in a half day walk on our route to base camp and today was no exception.


We met up with Andy who had travelled down from Chester , at the car park near the junction of the A470 and A493 just west of Dolgellau.

We walked along the Mawddach Trail and crossed the Afon Mawddach at the toll bridge paying the princely sum of 20 pence each.


If you refer to the link of the route you will see we headed north and then east to Foel Ispri and then onto part of the New Precipice Walk.  There were excellent views on this route north to the Rhinogydd range, south to Cadair Idris, west to the sea at Barmouth and east to the Arrans.





We wandered back via Llyn Tan-y-Graig and Llanelltyd.


A Week in North Wales – based at Trawsfynydd

For this week’s walking break, The Navigator and I decided on North Wales based in a cottage in the village of Trawsfynydd. We were joined for four days by my brother-in-law, Andy.

The week had what you may describe as “mixed weather” but missing the sunshine bit, just glimpses. Overall the word ‘dull’ would best describe it and hence fairly flat photographs.

However as hardy souls we walked every day and enjoyed the whole week – well I know I did.

Anyway reader details follow with mainly pictures and route maps – the one which takes in Cwm Bychan area should be taken with a large amount of salt!