Skirrid Fawr: Short but Stunning

Skirrid Fawr (or Ysgyryd Fawr') is a fairly popular hike, located in the lanes of Abergavenny. It's maintained by National Trust, so it's an easy trail to follow, thanks to how well it's signposted. At 486m high, this summit is higher than most other hills in South Wales. However, it's also shorter than any other... Continue Reading →

Twmbarlwm: Steep, Sneaky & Stubborn

Sadly, a mountain is defined by its height, rather than its difficulty. Twmbarlwm doesn't make the cut, as it has only 419m of height, rather than the needed 609.6m to be a mountain. I believe Twmbarlwm should be given mountain status for its difficulty alone. It may be classed as a hill, but it's one... Continue Reading →

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