The Grand Ash
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... began to know really well. At one stage, the yellow marker disappeared at a blue pole and this I retraced our path up the mountain to no avail and eventually we located the next marker: turns out the good old welsh signage decided to skip putting a yellow marker there.
... as trees reached out over the rapids of the river, across wooden bridges and even passed through a thick fir forest. It was a truly amazing walk that Anne and I enjoyed so much. It was so surreal and so sensory that we had such a great time. Passing Miners Bridge, a wooden ramp over the white water of the river, we came to a new track that was more bogged by the rain. The going became tougher and less scenic. Eventually we reached a small hut and cut up towards the road, ...
... a VS. After a little traverse we found another route up and continued to the top!
The views were spectacular and we took some time exploring the top and leaping between Adam & Eve rocks - very scary. Not a big gap but you are so high up that it feels like you may fall to doom! Luckily we did not. From here we descended a little to then climb up Bristly Ridge. This was a very hands on ...
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 ...