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Snowdon April 2017

Well, it’s been a while since we’ve been able to add any blogs to C&C, but now we’re back online. The first blog is one of our first trip to Snowdon in 2017. We had a few new comers to this so the participants were: Al, Marv, Michelle, Chris (myself), Emma, Russ, Nicky, Sylv, Troy,… Read more »

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Blencathra via Sharp Edge and Halls Fell Ridge

Making a decision on a walk for our trip to the Lake District this year, was a little more difficult than I had found it last year. Last year, the bikers were doing Hellvelyn and so it seemed an obvious choice for Emma and myself to go up the same mountain via a different route…. Read more »

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Tour de France – Masham – 5th July 2014

Tour de France – 5th July 2014 I’m not a fan of roadies but the event was going through some beautiful countryside not too far from home and it was likely to be a spectacle was a bit of a late decision to go, but Emma booked us to stop at the Bivouac a few… Read more »

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Helvellyn Weekend – 2nd Aug 2013 to 4th Aug 2013

This trip was to replace our usual annual trip to Coed Y Brenin, and it was the first time our partners were coming along, rather than it being just a blokes biking weekend.  24 people were supposed to be going but only 21 of us actually went, and not all would be biking. I’d choose… Read more »

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Caving and Gorge Walking – 28th July 2013

Attendees from Cogs n Crags  today were Guy, Ginette, Marv, Emma and myself (Chris). Setting of to meet our guide ( Malc of www.truthandtrustadventure.co.uk)  the skies were overcast but at least today it wasn’t raining (so far), it had come down very heavy in the night though and some of the roads in the Peaks… Read more »

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SNOWDON – 12th April 2013

  It’s taken 2 monnths to write this one up but it’s finally on here. Participants were Marv & Michelle, Pete & Elaine, Guy & Ginette, Chris & Emma. Before we’d left Nottinghamshire for Snowdonia we had it in our minds that reaching the summit  was unlikely as we didn’t have the equipment for the accent considering the… Read more »

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SNOWDON – 27th Oct 2012

Participants were Al, Andy, Little Chris, Marv and myself., with the possibility of Guy joining us for the evening once he’d got back from his holiday in Brixham, Devon. The reason for our visit this time was for Andy’s Stag event. Going up Snowdon might seem a little odd to celebrate his forthcoming marriage, and I… Read more »

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Snowdonia – 9th/10th June 2012

This trip was just for Emma and myself, we planned to do a bit of walking and Emma really fancied walking up Snowdon via Crib Goch. On the first day we walked around our stay at Bydir Farm , it had been raining very heavily for a few days but when we went left for… Read more »

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Parkhouse Hill / Chrome Hill / High Wheeldon – 27th May 2012

Ginette had been asking to go on a walk and Guy asked if there was anywhere I could suggest, (and to come along with to with Emma, who was on her first Cogs and Crags venture), my suggestion was Chrome Hill and Pakhouse Hill. I’d been wanting to walk Chrome Hill for quite a few… Read more »