Pen yr Ole Wen from the Ogwen Valley.

On the 18th January 2016, the kit was packed and the van was set for a small trip into Snowdonia, Weather was looking poor, 40 mph winds, afternoon downpours and lots of overnight wind slab, due to this we planned to head up the route of Pen Yr Ole, the classic scramble path from Ogwen … Continue reading Pen yr Ole Wen from the Ogwen Valley.

Do your crampons fit?

Heading out into the unknown is not what you what to do so we all plan routes to fix the problem, the same thing needs to happen with equipment. Winter mountaineering is safe if you plan, judge and fit the problems ahead. A lot of people but kit and take the labels off and head … Continue reading Do your crampons fit?