The North Wales GOC is a very active, very friendly group of gay men, lesbians, bi-sexuals of all ages. With over 100 members we engage in many activities. Although our main focus is walking, we also have offered abseiling, underground exploration, scrambling, and camping and youth hostel trips. We also hold pub social nights and other indoor socialising events.
Events are held across the large North Wales area from Snowdonia to the coastal strip, from Anglesey to the Clwydians.
It all started 40 years ago with a weekend camping in Snowdonia, so we felt it only appropriate that to celebrate the anniversary we take a stroll to the summit of the highest mountain in England and Wales, the mighty Snowdon.
Our route of choice was the quieter Watkin Path, the South Face of Yr Wyddfa....
When Paul uses words like "tough" and "serious" to describe a walk he is leading, we have learnt in the North Wales group to take him seriously! When he says "bring a camera", we also know that he means it.
Having seen these ...
Llyn Eigiau is the lake above the village of Dolgarrog where, in 1925, the dam wall broke with the resultant floods killing 16 people in the village.For this walk, we were fortunately able to drive up a very narrow, twisting and steep road to park close to the lake....
Following the unfounded dire warnings by the Met Office for our previous weekends walk, there was some trepidation regarding the promise of fine weather for our camping weekend. Fortunately for us, the weather was once again better than predicted, and there were two days of solid sun....
Fri 19 to Mon 22 Sep 2014 Gwener 19 i Llun 22 Medi 2014
Near Llanberis, Gwynedd, Wales
Ger Llanberis, Gwynedd, Cymru
Sat 20 Sep 2014 Sadwrn 20 Medi 2014
Near Capel Curig, Conwy, Wales
Ger Capel Curig, Conwy, Cymru
Sun 21 Sep 2014 Sul 21 Medi 2014
Near Bethesda, Gwynedd, Wales
Ger Bethesda, Gwynedd, Cymru
Sun 12 Oct 2014 Sul 12 Hydref 2014
Cancelled / Canslwyd
Near Mostyn, Flintshire, Wales
Ger Mostyn, Sir y Fflint, Cymru
Sun 19 Oct 2014 Sul 19 Hydref 2014
Near Wrexham, Wrexham, Wales
Ger Wrecsam, Wrecsam, Cymru
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