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Plynlimon, Pen Pumlumon Arwystli still waiting!

Plynlimon, Pen Pumlumon Arwystli still waiting!


Postby willywalker247 » Mon Jul 08, 2013 11:27 pm

Hewitts included on this walk: Plynlimon (Pumlumon Fawr)

Date walked: 06/07/2013

Time taken: 3

Distance: 6.83 km

Ascent: 361m

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Well here I am again parked in the car park (Fee £3 a day) at Eisteddfa Gurig hoping to bag Pen Pumlumon Arwystli Having tried a couple of times last year. Checked the weather forecast Friday afternoon before driving up all looking good. Lindsay and I set out at 9;30 am, sure the early morning mist would burn off as the day went on.
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As we made our way along the track I kept looking skyward looking for some blue sky, Still living in hope we continued onward and upwards. the sky started to open up.
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Old mine workings
Happy days :D as we neared the old mine workings the sun came out with a great view of Pen Lluest-y-carn. Thinking the day is going our way we look at each other and smiled :D and continue on. Those of you who have climbed Plynlimon will know as you near the the summit on this route you have a few small cairns to help you on your way. Well the cloud rolled in and the sun was gone :( the visibility had reduced dramatically. I said to Lindsay as we were close to the summit we would follow the cairns one at a time, so on we went. At one point we could not see the next cairn so we waited a few moments for it to appear as it did we continued on. I don't blame for thinking what is "Willy doing" I knew were I was pretty much and continued on . We finally reached the summit.
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The view.
As we sat there for half an hour hoping the sky would clear having a coffee I said to Lindsay this is as far as we go today. So it`s a couple of photos and back down to the car park with Pen Pumlumon Arwystli still waiting for me.
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Re: Plynlimon, Pen Pumlumon Arwystli still waiting!

Postby john923 » Tue Jul 09, 2013 1:05 pm

Amazing - the rest of the country is baking in the sunshine and you pick the only hill with clag! :lol: Better luck next time.
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Re: Plynlimon, Pen Pumlumon Arwystli still waiting!

Postby willywalker247 » Wed Jul 10, 2013 2:38 pm

Thanks John I will try again sometime in August. :)
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