Date Undertaken: 20 – 21 January 2018

This year, I’ve set myself a challenge. Call it a new year’s resolution if you like. I’m planning to get outside, at least once a month, and explore parts of Wales I’ve either never been to before, or not visited for a long time. I’ll be “ticking off” every bothy that is located in this great nation.┬áTo most, they are abandoned dwellings on the map, forgotten memories of lives lived more simply. But to a few, they are a welcome refuge from the harshness of the wilds of the mountains of the UK. Located mainly in Scotland, there are relatively few in Wales, so it makes for a good challenge in a year. More information on these can be found on the Mountain Bothies Association site.

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