Snowdonia Slate Trail, Day 2: Llanberis to Beddgelert (20 miles)

The wind whipped around all night, bringing with it spontaneous showers. I was happy, warm and smug in my cocoon, bedded down in my little piece of cosy territory amongst the angry night. Except it wasn't really my territory was it. I came to realise this when just after three in the morning I was … Continue reading Snowdonia Slate Trail, Day 2: Llanberis to Beddgelert (20 miles)

Snowdonia Slate Trail, Day 1: Bangor to Llanberis (13.5 miles)

It was only a short walk from Bangor train station to where I dipped below the road and went into the trees. The trail began on a cycle path, a languid and dappled start to a trail where the landscape would become unruly and desolate and achingly bleak many times. For now, I enjoyed the … Continue reading Snowdonia Slate Trail, Day 1: Bangor to Llanberis (13.5 miles)