Craig Cerrig-Gleisiad

A Snowy Fan Frynych

I may have been prematurely pessimistic when writing last night that our chances of venturing out between now and New Year were slim. Another evening of torrential rain would have had that effect on anyone I’m sure. However, while we on the coastal margins of South Wales continued to dissolve Read more…

Craig Cerrig-Gleisiad

Gales at Craig Cerrig-Gleisiad

Strange to think that the day before this had all been covered in snow, a far cry from the warm sunshine which greeted my arrival at Craig Cerrig-Gleisiad on Sunday. In its place were near gale force winds, the effect from which was to make the surrounding cliffs roar like Read more…

Cotton-grass, Craig Cerrig-Gleisiad

Return to Craig Cerrig-Gleisiad

Long. Weekend. Two words revered amongst those who have not yet had the good fortune to retire from regular employment and the reason why Thursday morning found me back at Craig Cerrig-Gleisiad (and yes I did have to look up the spelling). Our first visit to this impressive glacial formation Read more…

Fan Frynych

Fan Fawr and Fan Frynych Walk – Part 1

Start: SN 987 200 End: SN 987 200 Distance: 8miles Overall Altitude Gain: 1,600ft Terrain: Well defined tracks onto steep, open hillsides Difficulty: Medium – navigation difficult on open hillsides Anyone who found themselves at a loose end these past couple of days definitely needs an introduction to the great Read more…