For only the second time in 2021, I had made the journey across the border and on to Wales for a walk in the Brecon Beacons. This walk would be almost-completed new to me; a twelve-mile circuit following a route commonly known as Bwlch With Altitude… Then, adding an extra hill an ascent before the end.
I’ve just spent the past few days in Pembrokeshire, towards the south-west of Wales. Last weekend, I crossed the Severn Bridge to attend a walk leader and navigation course in the Brecon Beacons.
This is something that Brunel Walking Group organise at this time every year (I was supposed to go in 2013 or 2014 but cancelled) and the course is led by Andy Cummings of Manzoku; an experienced mountain leader, hill walker and climber.