Pen-y-Fan and Cribyn May 2018

Training for the July 2018 5in55 challenge for Ty Hafan really ramped up in the May, and I was regularly out climbing in the Brecon Beacons in all weathers.  When it rained, it poured.  But when the sun shone, it was exhilarating!  Due to work commitments, I mostly walked in the evening and watched the… Read More

Pen-y-Fan May 2010

If you’re lucky, the sun shines and the views are simply magnificent when climbing Pen-y-Fan mountain in the Brecon Beacons.  In May 2010, I was training to take part in the Ty Hafan Welsh 3 Peaks with work colleagues.  As always, I was armed with my camera, taking the opportunity to photograph some of the… Read More

Pen-y-Fan 2019

The final stage of the 2019 Ty Hafan Welsh 3 Peaks challenge, climbing Pen-y-Fan the highest peak in the Brecon Beacons. Photos from Cadair Idris Photos from Snowdon

Above the Clouds Brecon Beacons

When we started walking up Fan Fawr in the Brecon Beacons National Park, we had no idea that we would end up walking out of the low cloud.  The cold and damp fog hung around us in the car park and it looked like another walk without a view.  However, as we ascended the mountain… Read More

Pen y Fan Mountain July 2020

A rare walk up the Brecon Beacon’s Pen y Fan mountain in 2020 whilst training for the 10nTaff challenge for Ty Hafan.   The 2020 challenge had been delayed until 2021 due to the Covid-19 pandemic, but I still needed to train.  The weather was stunning, proving the perfect light for photography.  A wonderful few hours… Read More