Rob Johnson
Mountaineering Instructor (MIC)
& International Mountain Leader
Photo: Scrambling over Crib Goch, Snowdonia

 

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Hi, and thanks for visiting ExpeditionGuide.com

We are now in our winter season until April, making the most of the snow and ice that bring that extra wow factor to the mountains. Our winter is spent teaching winter skills, snowshoeing, winter mountaineering and winter climbing in Scotland, Morocco, The Alps, Norway and here at home in Snowdonia.

Throughout the year I run a range of navigation, hillwalking, mountaineering, scrambling and climbing courses & expeditions to educate, motivate and inspire. I run most of the courses myself with one or two other instructors who are regular faces, highly qualified and good friends of mine.


I provide Mountain Leader Training and Assessment courses as an approved provider and course director for Mountain Training Cymru here in North Wales as well as mountain skills training & expeditions for individuals or groups on open courses or as private guiding.  

My aim is to help you become self sufficient and self reliant in the mountains and on the crags in summer or winter and to help trainee leaders develop a career in the mountains.

I live in Snowdonia with my wife (Kate) and four children and run most of my courses here. I make my full time living in the mountains and spend most of my free time in them too, either climbing with friends or out with the Llanberis Mountain Rescue Team or the Search Dogs. In addition I run trips to the Isle of Skye, the Alps, Norway, Spain and the Himalaya.

If you can't find what you are looking for on the site then just drop us an email, I look forward to meeting you.

Rob Johnson

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"Hi Rob,
Thanks for the photos and even more so for such a cracking week! We haven't stopped grinning since we got home – we were hoping to learn new skills and to stretch ourselves in a winter environment, but I don't think either of us had anticipated having so much fun in the process! Your technical skills speak for themselves, but you also have a special talent for creating a warm, inclusive culture in the team – it really did feel like a bunch of mates going for a great walk, despite the fact that we were all strangers to begin with! That's something that can't be taught – I suspect it has a lot to do with your evident passion for what you do and a complete lack of ego. You're one of the few people out there making a living doing something you truly love – how many of us get to do that?!
We're looking forward to doing a scrambling course with you.
All the best,
Natalie & Mike. Winter Skills Week, March 2014
"
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AMI UMILA MTC



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