Cadair Idris

Weekend 9th and 10th February 2008

CUHWC trip to south Snowdonia in beautiful weather, including an ascent of Cyfrwy ArĂȘte on Sunday.

Morning mist near Dinas Mawddwy

Morning mist near Dinas Mawddwy

Saturday 8:52 AM

Maesglase

Maesglase

Saturday 8:55 AM

Ancient (and boggy) path

Ancient (and boggy) path

Saturday 9:31 AM

Ruined house

Ruined house

Saturday 9:34 AM

Sarah and map

Sarah and map

Saturday 10:04 AM

Alex and Marja enjoy the view

Alex and Marja enjoy the view

Saturday 10:05 AM

Ruins

Ruins

Saturday 10:42 AM

Sophie

Sophie

Saturday 11:21 AM

Natalie

Natalie

Saturday 11:21 AM

Aran Benllyn and Aran Fawddwy

Aran Benllyn and Aran Fawddwy

Saturday 11:30 AM

Another look across to the west

Another look across to the west

Saturday 11:42 AM

Ruth and cairn

Ruth and cairn

Saturday 12:01 PM

Ruth admires the view

Ruth admires the view

Saturday 12:04 PM

Panorama of the Aran hills

Panorama of the Aran hills

Saturday 12:33 PM

Nant y Mawddwy

Nant y Mawddwy

Saturday 12:35 PM

Peat

Peat

Saturday 1:18 PM

Boggy pool

Boggy pool

Saturday 1:20 PM

The pass at the head of the valley

The pass at the head of the valley

Saturday 1:20 PM

Sarah

Sarah

Saturday 1:38 PM

Sarah

Sarah

Saturday 1:38 PM

Looking back at the first half of our walk

Looking back at the first half of our walk

Saturday 1:42 PM

Ruth

Ruth

Saturday 2:09 PM

Jonathon

Jonathon

Saturday 2:09 PM

Winter sun casts long shadows

Winter sun casts long shadows

Saturday 2:14 PM

Sleeping Ruth

Sleeping Ruth

Saturday 2:48 PM

Unnamed summit

Unnamed summit

Saturday 3:09 PM

Alex D

Alex D

Saturday 3:10 PM

Sarah

Sarah

Saturday 3:10 PM

Trees with spiky shadows

Trees with spiky shadows

Saturday 3:12 PM

The valley we descended

The valley we descended

Saturday 3:49 PM

Afternoon shadows

Afternoon shadows

Saturday 3:57 PM

Waterfall

Waterfall

Saturday 4:09 PM

Silhouetted spruces

Silhouetted spruces

Saturday 4:18 PM

Ruined barn

Ruined barn

Saturday 4:23 PM

Making new friends

Making new friends

Saturday 4:42 PM

Last sunrays

Last sunrays

Saturday 4:51 PM

Emma and Ruth add to Ben's wardrobe

Emma and Ruth add to Ben's wardrobe

Saturday 6:24 PM

Dave

Dave

Saturday 6:25 PM

Sunday morning, and Dave, Tanya, Alex and Alex are ready for action

Sunday morning, and Dave, Tanya, Alex and Alex are ready for action

Sunday 10:29 AM

Our objective - Cyfrwy Arête

Our objective - Cyfrwy Arête

Sunday 10:36 AM

Approaching the scree slopes

Approaching the scree slopes

Sunday 11:05 AM

Tanya and Dave on the scree

Tanya and Dave on the scree

Sunday 11:23 AM

Dave, posing

Dave, posing

Sunday 11:38 AM

Scrambling along the foot of the crag

Scrambling along the foot of the crag

Sunday 11:42 AM

Alex under the arete

Alex under the arete

Sunday 11:46 AM

Dave climbing up to the Table

Dave climbing up to the Table

Sunday 12:18 PM

Reaching the Table

Reaching the Table

Sunday 12:19 PM

Dave, continuing

Dave, continuing

Sunday 12:23 PM

Dave

Dave

Sunday 12:23 PM

A climber we met at the Table

A climber we met at the Table

Sunday 12:28 PM

Alex

Alex

Sunday 12:34 PM

Dave

Dave

Sunday 12:42 PM

Tanya

Tanya

Sunday 12:42 PM

Tanya

Tanya

Sunday 12:44 PM

Dave on the wedged block

Dave on the wedged block

Sunday 12:47 PM

Alex on the wedged block

Alex on the wedged block

Sunday 12:48 PM

Tanya

Tanya

Sunday 12:56 PM

Alex takes it easy

Alex takes it easy

Sunday 1:02 PM

Alex

Alex

Sunday 1:02 PM

Group shot - Tanya, Alex, Alex, Dave, Toby

Group shot - Tanya, Alex, Alex, Dave, Toby

Sunday 1:09 PM

On the alligator's back

On the alligator's back

Sunday 1:12 PM

Cadair Idris

Cadair Idris

Sunday 1:13 PM

The top of the scramble

The top of the scramble

Sunday 1:19 PM

The arete in profile

The arete in profile

Sunday 1:35 PM

DC's Donald Duck impression

DC's Donald Duck impression

Sunday 1:55 PM

Ruth

Ruth

Sunday 1:55 PM

Descending to Llyn y Gadair

Descending to Llyn y Gadair

Sunday 2:29 PM

Llyn y Gadair under the Cyfrwy Arête

Llyn y Gadair under the Cyfrwy Arête

Sunday 2:40 PM

The arete from the tarn

The arete from the tarn

Sunday 2:49 PM

Mountain lake with standing figures

Mountain lake with standing figures

Sunday 2:54 PM

Flat water

Flat water

Sunday 3:01 PM

On the path down

On the path down

Sunday 3:16 PM

Tanya with camera

Tanya with camera

Sunday 3:21 PM

Ruth, Alex, Alex and Dave on the descent

Ruth, Alex, Alex and Dave on the descent

Sunday 3:53 PM

A last look back at the mountain

A last look back at the mountain

Sunday 4:00 PM