Rolling Walks Programme from 29/4/2021

Walks Update 14.10.21

The following walks are planned during the next 2 weeks. All walks need to be pre-booked. Please email or phone Noel (noeldavey@compuserve.com, 01758 713300) as soon as possible if you would like to join any of these walks. We will try to give priority to those who have missed out on earlier walks and repeat the walk if demand is well above the limit for any particular walk.
You are welcome to book more than one walk. You can assume you are booked for a walk unless you hear from me before the formal Walk Notice is sent out (usually 1-2 days before the walk). Please let me know as soon as possible if you have to pull out of a walk you have booked. We hope to see you. Noel.

Thursday October 14
• Walk: Newborough Forest and Llanddwyn
• Meeting Time: 11.0
• Meeting Place: 1m north of Newborough on left off A4080 (Ex263/ 412671)
• Grade/Length: C+/8 miles (flat)
• Leaders: Jean (01758 740207/07702 353543)
   Annie (01758 713488/07547 397579)
• Maximum: 20

Sunday October 17
• Walk: Rowen-Pen y Gaer
• Meeting Time: 10.30
• Meeting Place: Rowen, cp sign on left, cp entrance on rt between houses (OL17/720721)
• Grade/Length: B/8 miles
• Leaders: Jean (01758 740207/07702 353543)
   Annie (01758 713488/07547 397579)
• Maximum: 15

Thursday October 21
• Walk: Glasfryn Circular
• Meeting Time: 10.00
• Meeting Place: Glasfryn Park (Ex254/393417)
• Grade/Length: C/5-6 miles
• Leader: Kath (01766 810997/07974 288056)
• Maximum: 12

Sunday October 24• Walk: Garndolbenmaen
• Meeting Time: 9.30
• Meeting Place: G.Dolbenmaen village cp (Ex254/497442)
• Grade/Length: A/B
• Leader: Kath (01766 810997/07974 288056)

Please remember the following rules presently apply to Club walks during the Covid-19 crisis:
a) Contact details of pre-booked walkers retained in case of need for track and trace procedures.
b) Walkers from different households are advised not to share cars and should travel direct to the walk start point. (Any lifts given are by mutual consent of individuals.)
c) Social distancing and hand hygiene may help reduce risks.

Walks Update 30.9.21

Thursday September 30
• Walk: Eisteddfa-Pentrefelin
• Meeting Time: 11.00
• Meeting Place: Eisteddfa Fishery (Ex254 519395)
• Grade/Length: C/5 mls
• Leader: Val (01766 523520)
• Maximum: 20

Sunday October 3
• Walk: Foel Fras -Moel Penamnen
• Meeting Time: 10.00
• Meeting Place: Blaenau Ffestiniog car park (OS 702459)
• Grade/Length: A/7.5mls
• Leader: Hugh (07434 027574)
• Maximum: 15

Thursday October 7
• Walk: Abersoch/Mynytho area
• Meeting Time: tba
• Meeting Place: tba
• Grade/Length: C/c.6mls
• Leader: Meri (01758 614746)
• Maximum: ?

Sunday October 10
• Walk: Rhinogydd
• Meeting Time: tba
• Meeting Place: tba
• Grade/Length: A/tba
• Leader: Gareth (07557 227625)
• Maximum: ?

Walks Update Sunday 26.9.21

Dafydd has kindly offered to lead a walk at short notice this Sunday with details as follows:
Sunday Sept 26
• Walk: Moel Goedog-Bryn Cader Faner (‘Crown of Thorns’)
• Meeting time: 10.00
• Meeting Place: roadside parking opposite Merthyr Farm (OL18 604316)
(Go south from Harlech to the Llanfair/Llandanwg crossroads on A496.Turn left/east and then left again after 1/4ml at next crossroads. In another 1/4ml right at the signed ‘Cwm Bychan 6’ junction. Stay on this road for c. 3mls to entrance to Merthyr Farm on left c.1/4ml after cattlegrid. Park in (rather wet) open space on right. Do not block nearby gates)
• Grade/Length: B/8mls easy (optional ascent of Moel Goedog)
• Leader: Dafydd (01766 523385/07748 688131)
Please email or phone Noel (noeldavey@compuserve.com, 01758 713300) as soon as possible if you would like to join this walk.

Walks Update 16.9.21

The following walks are planned during the next 2 weeks. All walks need to be pre-booked. Please email or phone Noel (noeldavey@compuserve.com, 01758 713300) as soon as possible if you would like to join any of these walks. We will try to give priority to those who have missed out on earlier walks and repeat the walk if demand is well above the limit for any particular walk.
You are welcome to book more than one walk. You can assume you are booked for a walk unless you hear from me before the formal Walk Notice is sent out (usually 1-2 days before the walk). Please let me know as soon as possible if you have to pull out of a walk you have booked.
We hope to see you. Noel.

Thursday Sept 16
• Walk: Trefor Circuit
• Meeting time: 10.00
• Meeting Place: Trefor Beach carpark (Ex254 376472)
• Grade/Length: C/4-5mls (1000ft ascent)
• Leader: Gwynfor (07775 505623)
• Maximum Number: 15-20

Sunday Sept 19
• Walk: Pedol Marchlyn Horseshoe (incls Elidir Fawr)
• Meeting time: 9.45
• Meeting Place: Roadside by lake gate above/east of Deiniolen (OL17/596630)
• Grade/Length: A/6 mls (2400ft ascent,)
• Leader: Noel (01758 713300)
• Maximum Number: 20

Thursday Sept 23
• Walk: Lil’s Memorial Walk, Mynytho
• Meeting Time: 11.00
• Meeting Place: Foel Gron cp, Mynytho (Ex253/303309)
• Grade/Length: C/D/4mls
• Leaders: Jean (01758 740207), Annie (01758 713488/07547 397579)
• Maximum Number: 25
After the walk some of us plan to meet at Plas Glyn y Weddw cafe, probably around 2-2.30pm. Others who cannot make the walk but remember Lil Parker may like to join us for a cup of tea. Please let me know if possible if you plan to come to the Plas, whether or not you are coming on the walk, so that we can advise the café.

Sunday Sept 26
No walk planned at present – offers welcome?

Walks Update 2.9.21

Thursday Sept 2
• Walk: Porthmadog-Penmorfa-Wern-Borth y Gest
• Meeting time: 10.30
• Meeting Place: Lidl carpark
• Grade/Length: C/6.5 mls
• Leader: Colin (01766 523790)
• Maximum Number: 20

Sunday Sept 5
• Walk: Bangor City Circuit
• Meeting time: 10.00
• Meeting Place: Seafront carpark A55 opposite Nelson Pub (OL17/588728)
• Grade/Length: B/7-8mls
• Leader: Dafydd (01766 523385/07748 688131)
• Maximum Number: 20

Thursday Sept 9
• Walk: Rhostryfan-Moel Tryfan-Moel Smytho (repeat walk)
• Meeting Time: 10.30
• Meeting Place: Rhostryfan village, park on road near school (OL17 498579)
• Grade/Length: C+/7 mls
• Leader: Meri (01758 614746)
• Maximum Number: 15-20

Sunday Sept 12
• Walk: M.Carnguwch Circuit
• Meeting time: 9.30
• Meeting Place: Mount Pleasant cp above Llithfaen (Ex254/353440)
• Grade/Length: B/9.5 mls
• Leader: Kath (01766 810997/07974 288056)
• Maximum Number: 12

Walks Update 19.8.21

Thursday August 19
• Walk: Garndolbenmaen circular
• Meeting time: 10.00
• Meeting Place: Garndolbenmaen car park (Ex254/497442)
• Grade/Length: C/6.5 mls
• Leader: Kath (01766 810997/07974 288056)

Sunday August 22
• Walk: Yr Eifl-Tre’r Ceiri
• Meeting time: 9.30
• Meeting Place: Mount Pleasant cp (Ex254/353440)
• Grade/Length: A/8 mls (2415ft ascent)
• Leader: Judith (01758 770292/07443 650632)

Thursday August 26
• Walk : Bwlch y Ddwy Elor (repeat) or Cae’r Gors-Rhyd Ddu (to be confirmed)
• Meeting time: 10.00
• Meeting Place: Cae’r Gors just off A4085 nr Rhyd ddu (OL17 575 508)
• Grade/Length: C+/6mls
• Leader: Dafydd (01766 523385/07748 688131)

Sunday August 29
• Walk: Hills of Rhiw
• Meeting time: 9.30
• Meeting Place: Plas yn Rhiw National Trust carpark (Ex253/232281)
• Grade/Length: A/10.5 mls
• Leader: Jane (01758 712367/07976 313302)

Walks Update 5.8.21

Thursday August 5
• Walk: Cronfa Tanygrisiau Reservoir
• Meeting time: 10.30
• Meeting Place: Lake café car park (OL17/685449)
• Grade/Length: C/5mls
• Leader: Tecwyn (01766 512113)

Sunday August 8
• Walk: Mynytho-G.Fadryn circuit
• Meeting time: 9.30
• Meeting Place: Foel Gron cp, Mynytho (Ex253/303309)
• Grade/Length: A/B /11.5mls
• Leaders: Annie (01758 713488/07547 397579, Jean (01758 740207/07702 353543)

Thursday August 12
• Walk: Cwmystradllyn
• Meeting time: 10.30
• Meeting Place: Cwmystradllyn dam (Ex254/557441)
• Grade/Length: C/ 5.5 mls (note: locked gate to be climbed over)
• Leaders: Colin (01766 523790)/Elsbeth (01766 522084)

Sunday August 15
• Walk: Moelwyns
• Meeting time: 9.30
• Meeting Place: Croesor Cp (if full wait for direction for roadside parking on Tan y Bwlch road)
• Grade/Length: A/c.9 mls
• Leader: Noel (01758 713300)

Walks Update 25.7.21

Sunday July 25
• Walk: Yr Ysgwrn
• Meeting time: 9.30
• Meeting Place: Yr Ysgwrn carpark (OL18/722346), first minor road left off the A470 immediately after southern entrance to Trawsfynydd village; half a mile uphill, right onto Yr Asgwrn access road (sign), 250m to carpark on left.
• Grade/Length: B/7mls
• Leader: Dafydd (01766 523385/07748 688131)

Thursday July 29
• Walk : Mynydd Nefyn (lower slopes)
• Meeting time: 11.00
• Meeting Place: Stryd y Plas (Ex253/308406)
• Grade/Length: D/easy 3-4mls
• Leader: Miriam (01758 730397)

Sunday August 1
• Walk: Mynydd Mawr
• Meeting time: 9.30
• Meeting Place: Drws Y Coed on B4418 east of Nantlle (OL17/542535), park opposite chapel to right/south of road in front of ruined cottages • Grade/Length: A c.9 mls
• Leader: Eryl (07584 565162)

Walks Update 18.7.21

Thursday July 8
Walk: Mynydd Cilan
• Meeting time: 10.00
• Meeting Place: Sarn Bach school roadside parking (Ex253/303267)
• Grade length: C/6 mls
• Leader: Annie/Jean (01758 740207/07702 353543)

Sunday July 11
Walk: Moel Eilio
• Meeting Time: 10.00
• Meeting Place: Waunfawr, top of road to Bwlch y Groes quarry (OL 17/551599)
• Grade/Length: A/7.5 mls (2180ft ascent)
• Leader: Hugh (01758 613067/07434 027574)

Thursday July 15
Walk : Mynydd Carnguwch
• Meeting time: 10.00
• Meeting Place: Mount Pleasant (Ex254/353440)
• Grade/Length: C/7 mls (steep 450ft ascent)
• Leader: Megan /Kath (01758 703177/ 01766 810997/07974 288056)

Sunday July 18
• Walk: Llanllechid Circular
• Meeting time: 10.15
• Meeting Place: Layby on old A55 between Tal y Bont and Tan y Lon (OL17/613711)
• Grade/Length: B/8mls
• Leader: Dafydd (01766 523385/07748 688131)

Thursday July 22 (repeat walk – still some places available)
• Walk : Mynydd Carnguwch
• Meeting time: 10.00
• Meeting Place: Mount Pleasant (Ex254/353440)
• Grade/Length: C/6 mls
• Leaders: Annie/Jean (01758 740207/07702 353543)

Walks Update 24.6.21

Thursday June 24
Walk: Chwilog-Llangybi circular
• Meeting time: 10.0
• Meeting Place: Bus station Chwilog (Ex254/434384) – roadside parking on main street
• Grade length: C/7 mls
• Leader: Meri /Elspeth (01758 614746)

Sunday June 27
Walk: Cwmystradllyn-Moel Ddu-Bryn Banog
• Meeting Time: 9.30
• Meeting Place: Cwmystradllyn dam (Ex254/557441)
• Grade/Length: A/7 mls (c.2300ft ascent)
• Leader: Noel (01758 713300)

Thursday July 1
Walk : Miners’ Paths, Nantlle
Meeting time: 10.00
• Meeting Place: Talysarn Community Centre CP (Ex254/489529)
• Grade/Length: C/5.5 mls
• Leader: Tecwyn (01766 512113)

Sunday July 4
Walk: Llyn Trawsfynydd
• Meeting time: 9.45
• Meeting Place: Trawsfynydd lake/café car park by entrance to power station (OL18 697383)
• Grade/Length: B/8mls
• Leader: Dafydd (01766 523385/07748 688131)

Walks Update 10.6.21

Thursday June 10
• Walk: Porth Ysgo-Penarfynydd
• Meeting time: 11.0
• Meeting Place: Porth Ysgo field car park (£2/3) (Ex253 207268)
• Grade length: C/5mls
• Leader: Judith (01758 770292/07443 650632)

Sunday June 13
• Walk: Mynydd Cennin
• Meeting Time: 9.30
• Meeting Place: Bryncir former station car park (Ex254 480446)
• Grade/Length: B/9mls
• Leader: Kath (01766 810997/07974 288056)

Thursday June 17
• Walk : Harlech-Llanfair low level circuit
• Meeting time: 10.00
• Meeting Place: Min y Don (pay) car park, Harlech (OL18 574316)
• Grade/Length: C/6mls
• Leader: Gwynfor (07775 505623)

Sunday June 20.
'A' walk.

• Walk: Capel Curig-Llyn Crafnant-Llyn Cowlyd
• Meeting time: 9.45
• Meeting Place: Layby nearest/west of Plas y Brenin (OL17 715579) (park on one of several nearby laybys on A4086 where space)
• Grade/Length: A/12.5mls
• Leader: Eryl (07584 565162)

Alternative B walk
• Walk: Criccieth-Treflys Church/Black Rock
• Meeting time: 9.45
• Meeting Place: Blue China Teashop, Criccieth Promenade (OL254/502381), free parking usually available nearby
• Grade/Length: B/8.5/9 mls
• Leader: Dafydd (01766 523385/07748 688131)

Walks Update 24.5.21

Thursday May 27
Walk: Abererch eastern circuit
• Meeting time: 11.0
• Meeting Place: Abererch car park off A497 r’bout after rail line nr caravan site (Ex254 404362)
• Grade length: C/6-7 mls
• Leader: Megan (01758 703177/07837 118364)

Sunday May 30
Walk: Criccieth-Rhoslan Circular
• Meeting Time: 9.30
• Meeting Place: Llanystumdwy village carpark (Ex254 476384)
• Grade/Length: B/10mls
• Leader: Dafydd (01766 523385/07748 688131)

Thursday June 3
Walk: Bwlch y Ddwy Elor
• Meeting time: 10.00
• Meeting Place: Cae’r Gors just off A4085 nr Rhyd ddu (OL17 575508)
• Grade/Length: C+/6mls
• Leader: Dafydd (01766 523385/07748 688131)

Sunday June 6
Walk: Porthmadog-Penmorfa-Black Rock-Ty’n y Mynydd-Borth y Gest Circular
• Meeting time: 10.00
• Meeting Place: Porthmadog (details to be advised)
• Grade/Length: A/B 12.4mls (ascent 1200ft)
• Leader: Hugh (01758 613967/ 07434 027574)

Walks Update 10.5.21

Thursday May 13
Walk: Mynydd Mawr/Uwchmynydd/Western Llŷn
• Meeting Time: 10.30
• Meeting Place: Car park below Mynydd Mawr (Ex253 142256)
• Meeting Place: Grade/Length: C/5-6mls
• Leader: Judith (01758 770292/07443 650632)

Sunday May 16
Walk: Clynnog Hills: Bwlch Mawr and Pen y Gaer
• Meeting Time: 9.30
• Meeting Place: Llanaelhaearn car park (behind church) (Ex254 387449)
• Grade/Length: A/10mls (ascents subject to weather and time)
• Leader: Noel (01758 713300 diverts to mobile)

Sunday May 16 (Alt. B)
Walk: Around Yr Eifl
• Meeting Time: 9.30
• Meeting Place: Llanaelhaearn car park (behind church) (Ex254 387449)
• Grade/Length: B/6 mls
• Leader: Dafydd (01766 523385/07748 688131)

Thursday May 20
Walk : Mynydd Nefyn (lower slopes)
• Meeting time: 11.00
• Meeting Place: Stryd y Plas (Ex253 308406)
• Grade/Length: D/easy 2-3mls
• Leader: Miriam (01758 730397)

Sunday May 23- CANCELLED due to bad weather.
Walk: Llyn Trawsfynydd
• Meeting time: 9.45
• Meeting Place: Trawsfynydd lake/café car park by entrance to power station (OL18 697383)
• Grade/Length: B/8mls
• Leader: Dafydd (01766 523385/07748 688131)

Walks Update 25/4/21

Thursday April 29
Walk: Abererch circuit
• Meeting Time: 11.00
• Meeting Place: Abererch car park (Ex 254 404365, off A497 r’bout, before rail line nr Abererch caravan site)
• Grade/Length: C/5.7 mls
• Leader: Kath (01766 810997/07974 288056)

Sunday May 2
Walk: Dolwyddelan-Lledr Valley & Castle
• Meeting Time: 10.00
• Meeting Place: Dolwyddelan Station carpark (OL18 738521)
• Grade/Length: B/10 mls (1900ft ascent)
• Leader: Hugh  (01758 613067, 07434 027574)

Thursday May 6
Walk: Rhostryfan-Moel Tryfan-Moel Smytho
• Meeting Time: 10.30
• Meeting Place: Rhostryfan village, park on road near school (OL17 496579)
• Grade/Length: C/7 mls
• Leader: Meri  (01758 614746)

Sunday May 9
Walk: Llanystumdwy circuit
• Meeting Time: 9.30
• Meeting Place: Llanystumdwy car park (Ex 254 476384)
• Grade/Length: A/12 mls
• Leader: Kath (01766 810997/07974 288056)

Walks update 9/4/21

A programme of walks will start as soon as is possible after the Covid-19 regulations ban on holding organised walks is lifted on Monday 26th April.