The Lion Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... they run around the field after balls with brooms between their legs! Bangor is the second best in the whole UK/Wales in this sport. Unfortunately, we will not have any lectures in the main building, but we will use the Harry Potter library as much as possible just to get the feeling. It is also very quiet there, the perfect place to study for the exams.
... pre-wrap; background-color: rgb(219, 237, 254);">After a brief but really useful stop over at the Info centre, we headed to our accommodation where our experiences of the Welsh again left us confused, being told, as if it were the most obvious thing in the world, that check-in wasn't until 3. We headed out on a walk instead, to Swallow Falls, which followed a river through mossy forests and paddocks of sheep in what was the second beautiful walk in as many days. We passed ...
... up! Reaching Glyder Fach, the plateau of which is strewn with big boulders, we were welcomed with another great view.
Next we continued to Glyder Fawr, before making our descent down. We were now starting to lose light, and this shady side was covered in snow. Hmmm a precarious descent. Using some of Simons mountaineering skills, we managed very carefully to partially abseil across ...
Keen to do some more route bagging in preparation for our SPA we headed to Craig Caseg Fraith Isaf, which had lots of fairly short routes for our grades. We had a lovely sunny day and managed to get lots of routes done. After some lunch we moved on to Tryfan Bach, a nice big slab of rock taking 2 pitches to sail up. I think I placed 1 bit of gear up for the entire climb! It was so slabby you could pretty much just scramble up it hands and feet. Another good days climbing!
... a crucial point of the climb where I was somewhat struggling, when the cam I had placed below me popped out. ARGH! My next bit of gear was waaay below. Oh dear. I panicked for a while deciding my predicament - try climbing down to get some protection in but risk slipping, or go for it and get up over this crux. Shuffling down seemed more terrifying so I strapped on ...