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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Update: Snowdonia Hydro Developments

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14/02/2017

Following on from the article in Summit, written by Ray Wood, highlighting the issues surrounding the number of Hydro-Electric schemes being built in Snowdonia, there have been a number of significant developments surrounding these proposals.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Hydropower in Snowdonia: a green blessing or a moneymaking blight?

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20/10/2016

Snowdonia's wild rivers and streams are at the centre of a hydropower gold rush. But where is the money going – and is this green energy worth the cost to the Welsh landscape? Ray Wood investigates.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Five of the best Snowdonian night walks

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28/01/2016

Can't handle another crowded causeway? Maybe you'll fare better on a wondrous wintery night walk. In December 2015, Snowdonia was officially crowned the world’s tenth Dark Sky Reserve. In celebration of this event, we go through the best way to experience the national park in all its starry glory.
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SKILLS

How to scramble: the Llech Ddu Spur

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12/06/2015

A stunning Grade 1 scramble in Snowdonia that most people have never even heard of? It sounds too good to be true - but the Llech Ddu Spur really does live up to its billing. Here’s what you need to know to take on this secret Carneddau classic.
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SKILLS

How to scramble: Tryfan's North Ridge

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29/05/2015

The most famous route up Tryfan is the North Ridge: a long and thrilling grade one scramble that makes a perfect introduction to the sport. We take a look at how to tackle it.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Snowdonia's power struggle: Is hydroelectric a threat to our landscapes?

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27/05/2015

The controversial Cwm Glas hydro power development has put the spotlight on similar schemes within Snowdonia National Park. Should climbers and walkers be concerned?
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CYMRU

Cwm Silyn rockfall warning

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29/09/2014

A rockfall at Cwm Silyn in Snowdonia has left the upper sections of some classic climbing routes in a dangerous state, including well known and popular routes such as Outside Edge Route, Ordinary Route and other routes that finish near the top of the Great Slab.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Summit meeting: MPs and mountaineers discuss mountain safety and need for long-term outdoor strategy

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11/09/2014

MPs will take to the hills tomorrow (Friday 12 September) to climb terrific Tryfan and the glorious Glyderau with the BMC on the annual walk of the All Party Parliamentary Group for Mountaineering (Mountaineering APPG).
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Respect the Mountains’ Envirotrek clean-up comes to Llanberis

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28/07/2014

Want to help keep North Wales clean? The Envirotrek series of clean-up events is coming to Llanberis on 17 August. Don't let the day go to waste!
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CLUBS

A weekend with Burton climbing club

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14/05/2014

Come rain or shine, you can't beat a club weekend meet for getting you out there sharing new climbing and walking adventures. Ben Williams dispatches his diary of a wet and wild weekend in North Wales.
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