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Hillwalking in Wales Vol 2 - a Cicerone guidebook

Cover of Hillwalking in Wales - Vol 2
Availability
Reprinted
Published
24 May 2011
ISBN
9781852844684
Edition
Second
Size
17.2 x 11.6 x 1.9cm
Weight
360g
Pages
304
1st Published
11 Oct 2006
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Hillwalking in Wales - Vol 2

by Peter Hermon
Book published by Cicerone Press

The second of two guidebooks describing walking routes up every 2000-footer in Wales - covers the Ffestiniog hills, Fforest Fawr, Glyders, Hirnants, Mynydd Du, Nantlle/Hebog hills, Plynlimon, Radnor Forest, Rhinogs, Siabod/Moelwyns, Snowdon and the Tarrens.

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Description

The second book in a two-volume series describing walking routes up every 2000-footer in Wales –  all 166 of them. The result is not just a guide to the mountains of Snowdonia, but a handbook of over 450 routes covering 21 Welsh mountain ranges – the whale-backed ridges of the Black Mountains, the Brecon Beacons’ precipitous escarpments, the Cwmdeuddwr uplands, Plynlimon’s unknown valleys, the heather clad Berwyns, Cader Idris, the vast solitudes of the Arans and Arenigs, the Rhinogs and the wildest land in Wales. For those longer days the author also suggests over 100 high level traverses.

The routes are arranged alphabetically over the two volumes:

Vol 1: Arans, Arenigs, Berwyns, Black Mountains, Brecon Beacons, Cader Idris, Carneddau, Cwmdeuddwr hills, Dovey hills

Vol 2: Ffestiniog  hills,  Fforest  Fawr,  Glyders,  Hirnants,  Mynydd  Du,  Nantlle/Hebog  hills, Plynlimon,  Radnor Forest,  Rhinogs,  Siabod/Moelwyns,  Snowdon, Tarrens


  • Seasons
    All year round, but in winter, higher walks suitable only for those with suitable skills and equipment.
  • Centres
    Abergynolwyn, Bala, Beddgelert, Betwys-y-Coed, Brecon, Capel Curig, Dolgellau, Llanberis, Rhaeadr
  • Difficulty
    Higher-level ridge walks (over 2000ft) and easier lower-level walks. Mainly walking, a little scrambling, but no climbing.
  • Must See
    Miners' Track and Bristly Ridge (Glyders); Tryfan N ridge; Croesor horseshoe; Nantlle ridge; Snowdon; Rhinog Roman steps
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Contents

How to Use this Guide

The Ffestiniog Hills
Fforest Fawr
The Glyders
The Hirnants
Moel Siabod and the Moelwyns
Mynydd Du (The Black Mountain)
The Nantlle and Hebog Hills
The Plynlimon Hills
The Radnor Forest
The Rhinogs
The Snowdon Range
The Tarrens

Index of Peaks
List of Lakes


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