Monthly Archives: July 2011

Ian Belcher of ‘The Guardian’ goes on an alternative weekend away in Snowdonia to help train rescue dogs.

“For me, a pet-less metropolitan flat-owner partial to the odd stroll with a pooch, the trip sounds promising. My mood lifts further with a drive along Glaslyn Valley, washed with a warm breeze and frescoed with rhododendrons. My target is … Continue reading

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Good running at Snowdon

Good running at Snowdon WITH international runners packing the field, race favourite Andi Jones made it a fifth win in the Snowdon Mountain Race, although elite orienteer and mountain runner Murray Strain pushed him to record his second fastest time … Continue reading

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S4C shows the 2011 Snowdon Race

RAS YR WYDDFA 2011 S4C, tomorrow, 9pm. English subtitles. TAKING a little over an hour to cover 10 miles would seem a reasonable achievement for a dedicated runner– until you include the fact it’s to the top of … Continue reading

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Three Peaks Challenge on Wanderlust endangered list

A travel magazine has put Britain’s Three Peaks Challenge on its latest list of worldwide destinations in need of greater care. The challenge features the highest peaks in England, Wales and Scotland – Scafell Pike, Snowdon and Ben Nevis. Wanderlust … Continue reading

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Snowdon spacehop in memory of Llandudno Junction teacher

A SPONSORED space hop takes place on top of Snowdon this Sunday in memory of a courageous teacher who died earlier this year. Ruth Warhurst was supposed to take part in the space hop herself, but tragically lost her three-year … Continue reading

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