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.
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....
One of the joys of walking with the North Wales group is the sheer variety available in a relatively small area. A far cry from the mountain tops of a few weeks ago, the group returned to the picturesque Clywedog valley on the outskirts of Wrexham for a gentle stroll with some industrial heritage thrown in....
The All Wales Hostel Weekend visited the Heads of the Valleys in South Wales this year, staying at a hostel created out of the former Welfare Hall of the now extinct village of Pwll Du, Blaenavon. The view towards Abergavenny and the Sugar Loaf and Skirrid beyond was spectacular; with the derelict industrial landscape of Blaenavon to the rear....
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....
Sat 20 Dec 2014 Sadwrn 20 Rhagfyr 2014
Near Llanberis, Gwynedd, Wales
Ger Llanberis, Gwynedd, Cymru
Sun 18 Jan 2015 Sul 18 Ionawr 2015
Near Cemaes, Isle of Anglesey, Wales
Ger Cemaes, Sir Ynys Mon, Cymru
Sun 22 Feb 2015 Sul 22 Chwefror 2015
Near Abergele, Conwy, Wales
Ger Abergele, Conwy, Cymru
Fri 19 to Sun 21 Jun 2015 Gwener 19 i Sul 21 Mehefin 2015
Near Abersoch, Gwynedd, Wales
Ger Abersoch, Gwynedd, Cymru
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