Hi, I’m Helen, or H to my friends. I love all things outdoors and travel. There’s lots on my blog about cycle touring, but also some mountain walking and general travelling. Thanks for visiting and I hope you enjoy reading and participating vicariously in my adventures!
Day 7: Dwyran – South Stack 53km; 420m ascent I woke up on our posh, free campsite with the sun roasting me in the tent – this could be perfect weather for the last day of the Lon Las Cymru! However, there was also a howling wind, so perhaps not such perfect cycling weather! We … Continue reading Flying across Anglesey
Day 6: Llanystumdwy – Dwyran 63km; 590m ascent After yesterday’s tougher than expected ride, we were hoping for something easier today! And thankfully we got just that! We started off whizzing along country lanes (with the odd short steep climb for good measure!) towards Bryncir. There we joined the Lon Eifon, an old railway line. … Continue reading Crossing the Menai Strait
Day 5: Cefn-y-clawdd – Llanystumdwy 71km; 880m ascent We woke up to stunning sunny views across the Snowdonia Mountains. It was great sitting and eating brekkie and admiring it all! Once we had pulled ourselves away from the sunny mountain views, we coasted (very steeply) down into Dolgellau. We quickly sped through the town as … Continue reading First glimpses of Snowdon
Day 4: Llanidloes – Cefn-y-clawdd 54km; 1,120m ascent We made a slow start to the day – mainly because we woke up and it was raining! The basecamp weatherman said the showers were supposed to clear so it seemed best to wait and see what happened. Eventually about 9am, with the rain stopped but still … Continue reading Double pass day!