Gay Outdoor Club
The activity club for gay men and women and their friends

North Wales

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.

For more information regarding the North Wales GOC contact Clive on 077 06410 747or drop a line using the contact page.

In January 2010 our group featured in a BBC radio 4 recording. So we are famous now.

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Snowdonia 21-23 October 2016

29 Oct 2016 | North Wales, Adventure Out Groups

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....

Women only walking weekend at Chepstow

30 Apr 2016 | Berkshire & Mid Thames, Cambridge, Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, East Kent, East Midlands, Essex, Hertfordshire, Home Counties Midweek, Lake District, Lincoln, 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 Groups

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 away at St David's

14 Sep 2015 | North Wales, South Wales, West Wales Groups

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 Aberglaslyn Pass

8 Nov 2014 | North Wales Group

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....

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Sat 01 Apr 2017

Montgomery time warp!

Montgomery time warp!

Near Montgomery, Powys, Wales

Moderate Walk, North Wales, Western Midlands Groups   Full details...


Sun 09 Apr 2017   Sul 09 Ebrill 2017

Halkyn Common
Comin Helygain

Halkyn Common
   / Comin Helygain

Near Flint, Flintshire, Wales
Ger Y Fflint, Sir y Fflint, Cymru

Moderate Walk, North Wales Group   Full details... / Taith, Grŵp Gogledd Cymru   Holl fanylion ...


Sun 07 May 2017   Sul 07 Mai 2017

Walking the border and two rivers
Cerdded y ffin a dwy afon

Walking the border and two rivers
   / Cerdded y ffin a dwy afon

Near Rossett, Wrexham, Wales
Ger Yr Orsedd, Wrecsam, Cymru

Easy Walk, North Wales Group   Full details... / , Grŵp Gogledd Cymru   Holl fanylion ...


Sat 20 May 2017   Sadwrn 20 Mai 2017

NORTHERN RHINOGS
Taith Gerdded Ddiarffordd yn Rhan Ogleddol y Rhinogau

NORTHERN RHINOGS
   / Taith Gerdded Ddiarffordd yn Rhan Ogleddol y Rhinogau

Near Trawsfynydd, Gwynedd, Wales
Ger Trawsfynydd, Gwynedd, Cymru

Difficult Walk, North Wales Group   Full details... / , Grŵp Gogledd Cymru   Holl fanylion ...


Sun 04 Jun 2017   Sul 04 Mehefin 2017

Lledr Valley and Wybrnant
Dyffryn Lledr a'r Wybrnant

Lledr Valley and Wybrnant
   / Dyffryn Lledr a'r Wybrnant

Near Dolwyddelan, Conwy, Wales
Ger Dolwyddelan, Conwy, Cymru

Moderate Walk, North Wales Group   Full details... / Taith, Grŵp Gogledd Cymru   Holl fanylion ...


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