A few years ago we decided to camp in Snowdon. Up until then we’d always found a B&B nearby.
After a little hunting around, we booked the Snowdon Base Camp, also referred to as the Snowdon Inn or the Cwellyn Arms because the camp site owner also owns the pub of that name (as well as a few properties in the tiny village of Rhyd-Ddu).
There are about 20 of us signed up for the trip, many of whom don’t look like they’ve walked more than a mile in the last ten years.
And quite a few of them have brand new boots and clothing which is going to be a little sore on the first use.
The summer has been lovely so far, so we decided to go for an evening walk to wear in the boots and ‘practice walking’. It’s all a bit bizarre, so I decided to invite everyone to Highgate – probably London’s hilliest area. I cycle through Highgate every day, so I know the tough hills (although I’ve never walked up them) and some good routes. Continue reading Training for Kilimanjaro (in London)→