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Walking up to Carnau

Walking up from Abergwesyn to the cairn at Carnau is a popular walk with both the Wednesday and Thursday walking groups. This Thursday the group made the journey in winter strong sunshine to the remote hillside cairn, which is just below Drygarn at approx. 1700 ft.

All photographs by David Marshall

Walking group at the Cairn at Carnau
Group arrives at the Cairn

Walkers crossing a stream in the Cambrian mountains
Crossing a stream

Walkers stopped for lunch on a hillside in the Cambrian mountains
Lunch on a sunny bank

Landscape in the Cambrian mountains
View across to the Epynt hills and the Brecon Beacons beyond.

Walkers walking along a path in the Cambrian Mountains
Walking through the "Green Desert"

Walkers walking through a pine forest in the Cambrian mountains
Walking through the forest near Pen Cae

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