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.
This was a joint Adventure Out – North Wales event based at Snowdon Ranger Youth Hostel. The main aim, apart from bringing the two groups together, was to explore the mountains to the west of Snowdon and avoid the inevitable half-term crowds on the more popular peaks such as the Glyders, Tryfan and Snowdon itself....
This was a GOC first--a women only walking weekend.
Women are under represented in the Club so to try and encourage more women to get involved in their local groups, the trustees had approved a limited number of women only events, to try and address this issue....
The All Wales weekend for those who don't know, is a weekend away every September, organised in turn, by each the three groups in Wales, North Wales, South Wales and West Wales.
The three year turn around, comes around, really quickly and this year it was the turn of my group West Wales and we chose the very beautiful and (in my opinion) spiritual St David's....
The Glaslyn may not be one of the largest rivers in Wales, many will never have heard of it and those that have may well struggle to say where it is, but we think it is one of the best riverside walks going!
Starting in the picturesque village of Beddgelert our walk first headed to the famous Gelert's grave....
Sat 17 Dec 2016 Sadwrn 17 Rhagfyr 2016
Near Llanberis, Gwynedd, Wales
Ger Llanberis, Gwynedd, Cymru
Sat 25 Feb 2017
Near Capel Curig, Conwy, Wales
Difficult Walk, North Wales Group Full details...
Sun 19 Mar 2017 Sul 19 Mawrth 2017
Near Corwen, Denbighshire, Wales
Ger Corwen, Sir Ddinbych, Cymru
Fri 21 to Sun 23 Apr 2017
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Moderate Walk, Berkshire & Mid Thames, Cambridgeshire, Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, East Kent, East Midlands, Essex, Hertfordshire, Home Counties Midweek, Lincolnshire, London, Milton Keynes & Buckinghamshire, Norfolk, North East, North Wales, Oxford, Scotland, Solent, Somerset, South Midlands, South Wales, Suffolk, Surrey, Sussex, Transpennine, West Kent, West Wales, Western Midlands, Wiltshire, Gloucestershire & North Somerset, Women Groups Full details...
Sun 07 May 2017 Sul 07 Mai 2017
Near Rossett, Wrexham, Wales
Ger Yr Orsedd, Wrecsam, Cymru