Welcome / Croeso to ERYRI RAMBLERS

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Welcome

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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, 09-03-19, Crimea Pass to Dolwyddelan, Level walk on tracks, side-roads and fields, SH736523, Roadside by Dolwyddelan Church for car share to start, 10:00, C7, John B


Wed, 13-03-19, Mawddach Trail, Porthmadog Main Line Station 09:57 train Morfa Mawddach. Walk to Dolgellau. Return T2 bus to Porthmadog, SH566392, Porthmadog Main Line Station, 09:50, D8, Mickey


Sun, 17-03-19, Tremadog Hills, Circular walk above Tremadog, SH562402, Tremadog Square, 10:30, C7, John H


Sat, 23-03-19, Yr Aran, 10:31 bus to Beddgelert. Walk via Craflwyn & Cwm Llan to ascend east ridge of Yr Aran before descent to Rhyd Ddu, SH569529, Cwellyn Arms, Rhyd Ddu, 10:15, B9, Roy


Sat, 30-03-19, Beddgelert Forest Quarry Rhyd Ddu, Beddgelert, Prince of Wales Quarry & Rhyd Du., SH574503, Car Park in Beddgelert Forest, 10:00, C8, Ken + Evelyn


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Tue, 02-04-19, Borth y Gest, A leisurely walk along the coastal path, then up and along the lower reaches of Moel y Gest., SH565375, Borth Y Gest CP, 10:30, C6, Dafydd


Sat, 06-04-19, Crib Lem Scramble, Afon Lafar valley then scramble up Crib Lem to Carnedd Dafydd, SH623668, Bethesda Upper Car Park, 10:00, A8, Lew


Sat, 06-04-19, Moel y Gest Circular, Leisurely walk based around Borth y Gest, SH565374, Borth y Gest Car Park, 10:30, C6, John H


Sun, 07-04-19, Cwm Dulyn, A gentle climb along footpaths to the remote Cwm Dulyn then back down to Tanyrallt to the start, SH472528, Penygroes Police Stn CP, 10:00, C6, Dafydd


Wed, 10-04-19, Seniors Ridge Scramble, Scramble up Seniors Ridge to Glyder Fawr. Descend via Bwlch Tryfan, SH656603, 1st Layby east of Ogwen Cottage, 10:00, A8, Lew


Sat, 13-04-19, Glyders via Gribin Ridge Scramble, Scramble up Gribin Ridge to Glyder Fawr. Descend via Bwlch Tryfan, SH656603, 1st Layby east of Ogwen Cottage, 10:00, A7, Lew


Sun, 14-04-19, Cwm Brwnynog and Llyniau Cwm Clogwyn , Follow deserted Cwm Brwnynog to explore Cwm Clogwyn & its three lakes., SH584597, Royal Victoria, Llanberis south end of rear CP, 10:00, B10, Chris P


Sat, 20-04-19, Tryfan North Ridge Scramble, Scramble up North Ridge (route can be varied according to ability) Descend via Bwlch Tryfan, SH659602, Llyn Ogwen free CP, 10:00, A+, 3, Richard


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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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.



Thursday 21 March 20:00 -  Annual Quiz night  Snowdonia Parc Brewpub, Waunfawr - 18:00 if you want to eat/drink from the bar 


Saturday 6 April 19.30 My Mountain Life by Simon Yates - Talk + film

Book your own tickets, we can meet for drink/meal beforehand (details to follow)


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 

EVENING BEACH PICNIC

FOREST COASTER at ZipWorld

TEN PIN BOWLING at Glasfryn

PHOTOGRAPHING SNOWDONIA talk

AUTUMN MUSHROOM FORAGE


Look forward to seeing you … Di Jamal 




Contact Us

Get in Touch

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