Cadair Idris 2023 Cancer Research Wales

Cadair Idris was the mountain that most people feared.  However, despite being the most difficult to climb, Cadair Idris is also the most spectacular of the three.  There were some sore legs after climbing Yr Wyddfa, but everyone was nervously excited.  At 1:10pm on the 17th June, with the sun now shining and the temperature… Read More

Cadair Idris 2023

Cadair Idris is always the mountain that the teams fear most on the Tŷ Hafan Welsh 3 Peaks.  The 803m climb  is the highest of all three mountains, starting in the base of the valley and climbing near vertically up steps through an old wood before reaching the sweeping path that takes you to the… Read More

Cadair Idris 2022

The second and arguably the most challenging mountain of the Welsh 3 Peaks – Cadair Idris.  The low cloud and high winds persisted, making the challenge even more difficult for those intrepid hikers.  If any participant wishes to have copies of the photographs, which are free of charge, please email me on Here are… Read More

Cadair Idris 2010

As the second mountain in the Tŷ Hafan Welsh 3 Peaks challenge, Cadair Idris is widely regarded as the toughest climb.  You climb uneven steep steps for an hour before the glory of Cadair Idris unfolds before you.  Then there is the up and down to the peak as you traverse the Llyn Cau lake. … Read More

Cadair Idris 2019

Stage 2 of the 2019 Ty Hafan Welsh 3 Peaks challenge, climbing Cadair Idris starting with an hour of uneven steps.  Arguably the toughest stage, with two peaks to conquer. Photos from Pen-y-Fan Photos from Snowdon