The WoW blog


32 days, 210 miles, 35,000 feet of ascent.

We updated on a daily basis throughout our walk, with just an occasional delay when there didn't seem to be enough time in the day.

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Our Walkers over Wales

Stacey Reason, (plus Jorge the last week) from Toronto, Canada

Andy Williams, from Singapore

 

Charlton Thear, from the Canary Islands

 

Dan Chambers, from San Diego, California

 

Andrew Wakelin, from Wales

 

Walkers elsewhere with sponsorship pages

Dianne Berryman, Australia

 

Lorraine-Baguley, Australia

 

 

Other walkers elsewhere

Margaret Carter, Kidderminster, UK
Summer Hamilton Brown, USA
Tanya Rafford-Raper, Australia
Bonnie Wynne, New South Wales, Australia

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Author: Created: 21/07/2011 22:42
A daily blog written by ALL the team on the 'Walking with McArdle's' courses in Snowdonia, North Wales, July and August 2011.

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By Andrew Wakelin on 08/08/2011 11:59

Packing up. On our way home. Conclusions. Plans for next year.

By Andrew Wakelin on 08/08/2011 10:17

Glyder Fach. Exposure. Cantilever. Great finish!

By Andrew Wakelin on 06/08/2011 20:42

Precipice Walk. Bye Peter. Harlech Castle.

By Andrew Wakelin on 05/08/2011 19:48

Sheep tick. Dr Quinlivan. Mawddach Estuary. Barmouth.

By Andrew Wakelin on 04/08/2011 19:39

Holyhead. Mist and low cloud. Cliffs. Sunburnt again.

By Andrew Wakelin on 03/08/2011 20:26

Croesor. Cnicht. Slate quarries. Long descent.

By Andrew Wakelin on 02/08/2011 20:49

Llyn Dinas, Nant Gwynant. Beddgelert. Aberglaslyn. 500 feet 'up the back'.

By Andrew Wakelin on 01/08/2011 21:04

Starting week 2. Back to the base. Everyone gathering.

By Andrew Wakelin on 01/08/2011 21:01

Goodbyes. Relaxation. Preparation for the second week.

By Andrew Wakelin on 28/07/2011 20:02

Foel Lwyd 605m (1,978 ft). Tal y fan. Rain.

By Andrew Wakelin on 27/07/2011 20:57

Telford's suspension bridge. Church Island. Plas Newydd, Moel-y-don.

By Andrew Wakelin on 26/07/2011 20:17

Lazy breakfast. Blogging. Beautiful Llyn Dinas.

By Andrew Wakelin on 26/07/2011 10:13

On the Snowdon range. 1,300 feet height gain. Helicopter rescue (not us!). Watkin Path.

By Andrew Wakelin on 25/07/2011 09:02

Really a 'level' day. Fantastic weather again. Crossing the estuary.

By Andrew Wakelin on 24/07/2011 09:36

Level walk (not). Beautiful Aberglaslyn. Everyone doing well. Lorraine surprises herself (and us!).

By Andrew Wakelin on 22/07/2011 20:10

Arrivals. Beautiful weather. Exercise test. Evening stroll.

By Andrew Wakelin on 21/07/2011 22:50

As we speak people are making their way to Wales. Looking forward to a great week.