Sunday, 24 February 2013

Mollys Ogwen adventure pt 23 jan 2013

continuing from the last blog part 1 we are standing on an ice shelf below the devils kitchen ,  it is too slippery to get any higher so are turning back now and will head back down to the lake and walk around the other side .

climbing back down to near the lake, the snow has drifted into fairly deep accumulations , Molly is running /leaping through it having a great time.  its so funny watching her in the deep parts!

         the sun momentarily breaks through giving dramatic lighting behind Tryfan in the distance.

its amazing how the ripples/waves on the lake have frozen and the snow drifted into the deep furrows showing the patterns , Mol has found some deep snow again :D

                                                        AND  dives head first into it :)


we have now reached the lake where one of the streams exits and i have taken a series of images with different compositions,  cant decide which is best so here are all 3 .

                            think i prefer this one, with the smooth iced water on the left .

        this is the classic view from the bridge at the top of the Idwal falls where they start at the lake, the Devils Kitchen amphitheatre behind the lake is always an impressive sight .

We are now walking around the left hand side of the lake for a change, rarely do i take this path.  it gives stunning views all the same :)

                                                she just had to get in the way!!!!!!!!!!  again    bless her

       looking back towards Pen yr ole wen still covered in low cloud, it hasn't changed all day so far.

                                                                         what a "poser"

                                      having found a deep drift , she gets right in it!

and now down at the lake shore  standing on the icy margins,  she is getting covered in ice now after diving into the deep snow,  i have to continually break the ice from between her pads ,Awwww :(

                                                   a shot without a distraction in the way :D

                                look at all the ice on poor Mollster now!    Awwwww

             making way back down the valley now , its got really cold now but  has been a great day 

                                  "Come on , I'm cold  .  hurry up"   she must be thinking  haha

the end of another great trip in the mountains ,  a quick stop off while driving down Llyn Ogwen to shoot the view


its a real pity the weather has been so horrible, blue sky and sun would have made today so much better but cant complain, it could have snowed all day  lol


  1. Great photos. Sometimes a moody sky and the odd sunbeam makes for much more interesting photos. Snow and blue sky are lovely but clouds are fab too.
    But - Molly steals the show! So cute. Such a poser though. Hope her paws didn't get too cold. She is adorable :-)

  2. Great as per with your doggy-supermodel. Out of the 3 shots I like the first one as it winds you into the background/distance, beautifully.

  3. Excellent set and story again. Molly certainly is a show stealer.
    Of the three shots, I agree with Tracy; #1 for me.

  4. Looks like you both had a great time and some fabulous shots too.