Snowdonia Society news & campaigns

  • Dr John Disley

    Dr John Disley CBE, 1928 – 2016

    It is with great sadness that we report the death at the age of 87 of John Disley, former President and a close friend and supporter of the Snowdonia Society.

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    Cairns: blight or blessing?

    Please stop moving stones! Today, the building of cairns no longer serves the original purpose of guiding lone travellers through the mountains. Rather, with so many more mountain walkers participating in the ritual, cairns are associated with footpath erosion, and building a cairn or adding to one is discouraged.

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  • 38 Degrees petition 6,311 signatures small

    6,000 call for protection of Conwy Falls & Fairy Glen

    On Friday 5th February, Aberconwy Assembly Member Janet Finch-Saunders will receive a petition with more than 6,000 names, to deliver in person to Carl Sargeant, Minister for Natural Resources. The petition asks him to ensure that Conwy Falls & the Fairy Glen are protected from development. The petition will be

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  • Snowdonia mountains

    February: The month of mountains!

    Discover how mountain ranges are created and destroyed in Paul Gannon's fascinating talk on the Geology of Mountains February 15th or get out and enjoy Snowdonia's mountain peaks with a guided winter walk up Cadair Idris on February 24th! So why not shake off the winter blues and enjoy the

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    Can reduce litter. Can save carbon. You can help!

    "Please sponsor me to pick up and recycle 2,000 discarded aluminium drinks cans in and near Snowdonia. Clearing litter, saving carbon and raising funds for the Snowdonia Society!"

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