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So I’ve been a bit rubbish at updating this blog over the past months not for any specific reason except with all the running we’ve been doing and the festive period in the middle we’ve not done any fishing or even been out for a ‘proper’ walk. But it’s not all been about sitting in front of the log burner and eating cake, although there has been quiet a lot of that as the wind howled during December and January. October started with Wendy doing the Rivington Half Trail Marathon…

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After an early(ish) start for porridge and coffee we loaded the bikes into the car along with bags of gear and made our way to Coed-y-Brenin for another run round the magnificent Snowdonia national park. Driving through a few showers on the way we were pleased that Snowdonia was being kind to us as the weather cheered up a little as we parked the car at about 10am. Filling our water bottles in the visitor centre, we started our morning run along the Goldrush trail. The trail was a lot…

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Monday morning dawned and the weather looked clear and bright so after making our packed lunch and loading up the rucksacks with supplies, maps and a few emergency bits and pieces we set off towards Snowdonia National Park. Arriving at the Llyn Cwellyn Car Park, off the A4085, we’d elected to use the Rangers Path after chatting to one of the guys at Snowdonia Adventure who recommended it as quieter than usual Llanberis Path but not as steep as some of the other trails. The map we took with us…

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