Or faith in me at least!!!
While I would be the first to admit that I have, on occasion, tried to bite off more than I could chew, I would like to point out that I am still here. (does that count as evidence that all is ok??? I suspect it won’t stand up in court!!!)
On the other hand, it’s nice to be back, an enforced holiday away from the computers due to the library being closed for the whole Easter bank holiday. I got an email from Yip complaining that over there in the land of Rock and Ice they get Good Friday off, but are back in class on Easter Monday. Which is a terrible shame, on the other hand she has a phone interview at 9pm (our time BST) for the National Library of R&I which I think she really wants. Well, that’s the impression I got from her email!! The fact that it’s bi-lingual with two different people suggests to me that this is a big deal. Yay Yip!!!
Now, I reconise that when I said "jog up Snowdon" there might have been a few people who actually thought I meant run up it!! As much as Matty seems to suggest that I might try something like this, I can’t. I have not the fitness levels (nor would my body survive!!!), so worry not ‘Excited Rainbow Girl’ I’m not showing some sort of super-human strengths, mearly a slight misunderstanding. When I say "jog up" I’m refering to going light so I can travel quicker than if I was carrying lots of stuff. That’s all.
And to worry people, this is what I’m planning to do (and I should point out that I’m being forced to do this next week, cause if I waited till everyone went off to Prague so they couldn’t check to see if I was ok, I’d get in more trouble!!!);
Arrive early, climb the North Ridge of Tryfan, across to include Glyder Fach and Fawr and then back to the car. Then I head over to the Pen-y-pass car park and head up Crib Goch, along the ridge to Garnedd Ugain and to the summit of Snowdon. Depending on the light and time, I either head on round over Y Lliwedd, or drop down along the Pyg or Miner’s track.
Then to Pete’s Eats for food.
On my way back, depending on how I feel, I’m going to do Cadair Idris, from the south as usual, but return by heading east by north-east then dropping south as so to circle the lake Llyn Cau.
So not to worry you, I will put up photocopies on the routes (as maps as well as route cards, with where I’m going, marked on) on my bedroom door, and will post copies to those who wish to keep an eye on me. I will also make surwe the phone is fully charged, and has credit (though you don’t need it to call 999), and as I either summit, or finish each trip with inform the people who wish to know. Is that acceptable??
Am I now allowed to procede with my irresponcible youth??? (I can’t believe I’m asking people younger than I this….)
What I missed off the last post was that I did try to look for people to come with me, but everyone seems to have gone away for Easter, and there was this trip to Prague and if that was the only nice weather we had, that’s when I would be going……. [did I mention that I was only going when I knew the weather would be nice???]
So I’ll be leave very early on the morning of my departure, and returning sometime the next day, depending on how long I kip in the car (see, I’m even planning to fit sleep in!!!).