/ BMC Tremadog Festival 2012
TremFest 2012 is going to be over the weekend of 21-22nd April. The weekend will be based at Eric’s Campsite below the crag, and starts at 10am on the Saturday. Mike Raine (who was the original TremFest pioneer) stepped down from the role a couple of years ago, but now the dynamic duo of Jim and Julia Kelly have stepped forward to take on the task.
Everyone is welcome to join in the fun. Cakes and beer will be provided for everyone who comes along and gets stuck in. If you have tools of your own (gloves, bow saws, secateurs, patio knives etc) then please bring them along.
Full details here:
Just a quick reminder for folks that this is on this weekend! Lots of work to do, free beer for those who do the work and free entry to a prize draw with awsome prizes to be won!
BMC Access & Conservation Officer (Wales)
Out of interest, where are you looking for that forecast?
Yeah, I'd like to know, too. BBC looks pants, so does Met Office!
Anyway, if the weather's crap TremFest gives you something to do that is productive and meaningful; it's better than sitting on your big behind (no offence, I haven't actually seen it) drinking endless brews in Pete's/Eric's.
That looks suspiciously good... :o)
> Anyway, if the weather's crap TremFest gives you something to do that is productive and meaningful; it's better than sitting on your big behind (no offence, I haven't actually seen it) drinking endless brews in Pete's/Eric's.
Oi! My behind is trim and pert, or so my OH tells me. I wouldn't be sitting in Pets's Eat, though, I'd stay in London revising for the week of exams which start on Monday...
> I'd stay in London revising for the week of exams which start on Monday...
I thought it was you!! ;-)
If it was just up the road (or even just a couple of hours away) then I'd head up for sure - but the 6 hour drive each way and the fuel bill discourages me from heading up with such a generally poor forecast.
Good luck, I'm sure that as I've decided to stay home you'll have wonderful sunshine all weekend!!
> Out of interest, where are you looking for that forecast?
The met office and BBC Wales forecast for Porthmadog for Sat is for showers with a 20% chance of rain at 1pm. This 20% prediction is the same as for today but have just come back from Tremadog where I can assure you the crag was dry, the weather warm with glorious sunshine. The weather for Tremadog is completely different to the rest of Snowdonia. It can be raining heavily at Beddgelert which is only 3 miles away but bright sunshine at Tremadog. You might get a shower on Sat but the crag is in such good condition at the moment it will dry off very quickly.
I'll be "making do" with the local Heptonstall cleanup instead ;-)
We've got a good chance of getting wet everywhere this w/e: with light winds, if you get a shower (and they aren't orographic, so could turn up anywhere) you will get very wet... dress for the occasion!
I couldn't justify this excursion with sharing a car, the forecast means I can't get a share, so we'll be attacking 'eppy's wild undergrowth instead...
Good luck one and all - people's efforts were certainly showing when we were there a couple of weeks back.
Hopefully we can improve 'eppy enough for a few more people to make friends with the place :-)
Is the old dog dry after all this rain?
what equipment do we need? I have bow saw, chainsaw, Secateurs and rakes. Climbing equipment?
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