Prince Of Wales Hotel
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... 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 ...
... spent a good few hours enjoying the massive castle, which was the location of the investiture of Prince Charles as a prince of Wales.
... 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!
... and desperately managed to haul myself up. I laid on the rock hugging it for some time before I set up my stance to bring Simon up. Phew, close call!
We had some epic climbs up before the day wore on and we needed to think about coming back down. A bit of scrambling, an abseil and downhill walk brought us back to the bottom. Woohoo, great days climbing!
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