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Swansea Ramblers Walk


Penwyllt

10th October 2010

Leader: Bob Smith




If you'd like to try a walk then do come along and find out what all this Swansea Walking in the great outdoors is all about.  It won't cost you anything to come along and see if walking is for you.  If you get the bug and want to walk or stroll regularly then you can also become a member.  Just ask us about the walks we do when you join us for a Swansea Walk.





Photographs of the Walk



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Leader: Bob Smith


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Ogof Ffynnon Ddu National Nature Reserve


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Limestone paving creates a habitat for flora and fauna


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Starting off


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Beginning to climb


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Rough ground underfoot


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Onto moorland


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Extensive views


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Limestone outcrops


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Weathered formations


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Ascending ...


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then descending


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Good to see Les out


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Stopped for a catch up


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Roger points out the views


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Fan Nedd ahead - got to descend before reaching the top!


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Claire from Cardiff Ramblers joined us


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Army on manoeuvres


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Crossing the stream


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Ascending Fan Nedd


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Yes! - We were over by those trees in the distance


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Still some way below the summit


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Not far now


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Nearly there


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Got there at last !!


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But once at the top the only way is down!


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and down


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... and down


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... and more down


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Fan Nedd on the right


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She wasn't bothered to see us


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Quite a few cows here


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Climbing towards Fan Girhirych


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There it is up there!


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Walking the ridge


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Wonderful views


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Reached the Trig Point on Fan Girhirych


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Catch up before we descend (again!)


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Long way back - getting hazy now


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Over the stile


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Sun getting fainter as we reached the final mile


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Down the tramway


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Back to the cars


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Into the Ancient Briton for a well earned pint


VIDEO: Crossing streams and rivers to reach Fan Nedd
Duration: 3m 36s








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