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Welcome to ERYRI Ramblers / Croeso i Cerddwyr ERYRI


Our group activities:   *   Walking and Scrambling    *   Social Events   *    Footpath Maintenance   *


We are a welcoming, friendly group.  If you a newcomer to walking or a regular walker interested in trying something new, contact us or simply join us for one of our walks.  Come and try us out for two or three walks and see how things go.  


We have great walks, ranging from short, easy strolls, amazing cliff walks along the stunning Llyn coastline to superb ridge walks and scrambles in Snowdonia. 

Also we have a popular range of social events:  a long weekend, annual dinner plus a quiz night (see below).  

Joining the Ramblers, Britain’s major organisation for walkers, will seem the natural, healthy thing to do! 


Putting something back, we have a team of enthusiastic volunteers Tim Taclo working in liaison with Gwynedd Council to improve footpaths. 

Their efforts are appreciated by local communities and fellow walkers.    


For current information, see our active Facebook group  (which is open to all), also a lively, informative Twitter account 


We have strong links and share walks with all Ramblers Groups in North Wales, particularly:
Ynys Mon, Conwy Valley, Vale of Clwyd, Clwydian, Meirionnydd and Llyn Ramblers.      See the Ramblers website for all North Wales Walks.

Walks and Scrambles

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  Upcoming walks:-


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Sat, 27-04-19, Y Lliwedd Cribyn Ridge Scramble, Miners Track, scramble up Cribyn Ridge to Bwlch y Saethau, Lliwedd, descent to Miners Track and CP, SH661559, Layby Conwy side of boundary, 10:00, A+, 11, Richard


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Thu, 02-05-19, Tal Mignedd Ucaf, 09:35 bus to Nantlle. A leisurely walk along the lower reaches of Dyffryn Nantlle to Tal Mignedd Uchaf overlooked by Garn, SH488529, Talysarn Community Centre bus to Nantlle 09:35, 09:30, C6, Dafydd


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06-05-19, Porthmadog to Morfa Bychan , SH570384,  Y Ganolfan, High Street, Porthmadog LL49 9LU, 09:30, Easy, D, 5.5, Dafydd, No wheelchairs


06-05-19, Ffestiniog Steam Train Heritage Walk, SH570385,  Y Ganolfan, High Street, Porthmadog LL49 9LU, 09:30, Easy, D, 4.3, Dafydd, No children, dogs or wheelchairs


06-05-19, Porthmadog & Tremadog Discovery, SH570386,  Y Ganolfan, High Street, Porthmadog LL49 9LU, 09:30, Easy, D, 4.5, Dafydd, Dogs on a leash


06-05-19, Porthmadog to top of Moel y Gest, SH570387,  Y Ganolfan, High Street, Porthmadog LL49 9LU, 09:30, Strenuous, B, 5.3, Dafydd, Dogs on a leash


06-05-19, Criccieth to Llanystumdwy and Coastal path, SH570388,  Y Ganolfan, High Street, Porthmadog LL49 9LU, 09:30, Moderate, C, 5.5, Dafydd, Dogs on a leash no young children


06-05-19, Coast Path from Criccieth to Porthmadog, SH570389,  Y Ganolfan, High Street, Porthmadog LL49 9LU, 09:30, Moderate, C, 6.5, Denis, Dogs on a leash


Sat, 11-05-19, Carmel Head Joint walk with Ynys Mon , Scenic walk around the north of Anglesey coast, SH335932, Cemlyn Nature Reserve CP , 10:30, C10, Gill


Sat, 18-05-19, Drum Quarry, Old industries in remote hills some featured in the Mabinogion, SH735417, Free CP on B4391 above Llan Ffestiniog, 10:30, B5, Dafydd


Sat, 25-05-19, Carnedd Gwenllian via Drum , Steady ascent via track to Drum then Foel Fras and Carnedd Gwenllian, Bera Bach and Drosgol. Descent via Aber falls to Cafe., SH656728, Old A55 CP, 10:00, A15, Roy M


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Walk coding:  A = strenuous, B = moderate, C = Leisurely, D = Easy + No. of miles  e.g.  C8 = Leisurely 8 miles


WALKS to June 2019           Safe Walking Advice


NOTE! For last minute updates, particularly cancellations:-

please see our Facebook page


We also support the local charity Menter Fachwen who have a monthly programme of events and short walks - see Menter Fachwen Newsletter 


Upcoming Social Events

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I hope we can have some fun meeting up this year other than during our wonderful walks. I’ve set out some proposed activities but if anyone would like to suggest any others, please let me know.

 

TEN PIN BOWLING
Friday 3 May 19:30  at Glasfryn Centre on the Pwllheli Road
Please let me know asap if you would like to attend as I need to book
 

PICNIC ON THE BEACH
Thursday 13 June Trefor Beach for 6pm weather dependent!
There’s plenty of parking and 3 picnic benches in the harbour
A short circular walk is possible too
 

FOREST COASTER
Another Zipworld activity near Betws y Coed
Please let me know if it’s something you would like to do and I will arrange - £20 in advance

Wales Coastal Path Festival 06 May

 In May 2019 Ramblers Cymru are celebrating 7 years since the Coastal Path [Llwybyr Arfordir Cymru] opened. 

As part of the celebrations we, in Eryri Ramblers, have organised 6 walks starting from Porthmadog.

The walks range from a climb up Moel y Gest to a casual stroll around Porthmadog and Tremadog.There is a walk for anyone interested in a bit of exercise and sightseeing along this part of the Coastal path.

I still need some enthusiastic walk leaders for some of the walks, contact Dafydd on davidgrant55@hotmail.co.uk.

Registration for all the walks will be at the Ganolfan in Porthmadog at 09:30 on the morning of the 6 May 2019.   Please see Walks for details


I also hope to organise the following events for us during the year and would be grateful if you could contact me via the form below if you are interested in taking part.  Further details of dates + costs in Newsletters:-


LONG BOAT ROWING

KAYAKING 

AUTUMN MUSHROOM FORAGE

Look forward to seeing you … Di Jamal 


ERYRI Weekend Away  Llangollen 12 - 14 July 

Provisional details here

If you are interested in going please contact John Sherwood Illseley asap.

 sarpedon@fastmail.fm 




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Our Committee members:

  •   Chairman              Dafydd Jones
  •   Vice Chairman   Dave Woods
  •  Secretary               Margaret Lowe
  •  Treasurer               Guto Parry
  •   Social                       Di Jamal
  •   Walks + Web       Roy Milnes
  •   Publicity                 Vacant
  •  + Maggi Barry,   John Hammond  &  Wendy Pearson


Non committee members:-

•  Membership       Val Kressman

• Footpaths      Graham Fitch + Tim Taclo Llybrau  (Footpath Tackling Team) 


ERYRI RAMBLERS

Snowdonia National Park and Pen Llyn