Gillham’s way with Y Garn

Our Welsh Peaks Project took its first steps of the year today with a rounding-off of the Hebogs group, (geographically Y Eifionydd), picking up Y Garn and Mynydd Mawr and visiting a few old friends. Whereas “Nuttall’s list” and its web-based supplements and amendments continue to define the tops for inclusion we have usually preferred […]

Summit Caching

The parallel blog to this is “Gillham’s way with Y Garn“, a wonderful walk in the Eifionydd region of Wales. Whilst preparing the maps for walks I also factor-in any convenient caches there may be in the region and, after the Fellsman Recce and the Great Orme visits, I realise there are a great many […]


29th February 2012 We all need targets, and 22 seemed like a nice number to aim for. I’d decided this before I stumbled across the 29th February event in London – a day I happened to be visiting the Capital. Attending such an event is classed as a “Find”, so I just needed a couple […]

Cache-ing in on time-off

The Whelk and I had booked onto the Anglezarke Amble and right about now, 3pm, we would be setting off for home after we’d each done our respective 16 and 24 mile circuits. Now, the AA is one of the highlights of the running year but the conditions promised much ice and snow and a […]

Geocaching 101

This is developing into a hobby which sits nicely alongside my other activities, such as running, walking and even visiting other locations whilst on business or vacation. Basically, Geocaching is Hide and Seek for the 21st Century. People hide things and you have to find them. There is also a touch of the cloak-and-dagger, dead-letter […]