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Big Wall Climbing in Brazil

I got back last night from Brazil after what felt like a pretty epic trip. We had a lot to contend with in terms of fuel strikes, blockades, riots, locusts and of course the climbing! [...]

Thank You’s

I am back from my big wall adventure in Brazil now (I was out there filming for a project that I hope to release in the Autumn) and it is lovely to come home to [...]

Rhoscolyn to Round off the Week

Another switch for Tarquin and myself today. He's been scrambling on Glyder Fach's Dolman Ridge whilst I've been climbing with Tom and Laura on the sea cliffs at Rhoscolyn. They've both done really well this [...]

A Glorious Day on Y Garn

The warmest day of the year so far I hear and I've enjoyed the fine weather scrambling again with Gerry and Rachel. We've been up the East Ridge of Y Garn. A route of two [...]

Fun on Flying Buttress

Another day's climbing with Tom and Laura this time on Dinas Cromlech's Flying Buttress. Although I've still been leading the pitches Tom and Laura have been given an increasing number of jobs to do along [...]

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Mountain Navigation

Mountain Navigation Courses and Hill Walking Qualifications in Snowdonia We offer a range of navigation courses, hill walking courses and mountain skills courses here in Snowdonia and taking in some of the most beautiful [...]


Scrambling Courses Scrambling is about heading off into those areas of the mountains that your mum would tell you not to! You leave the paths behind and head for stunning ridges and atmospheric gullies. [...]

Mountain Leader

Mountain Leader Courses in Snowdonia The mountains of the UK are remote, technical and exposed to harsh and unpredictable weather. This makes them a hazardous place for novice walkers and Mountain Leader Courses are [...]

Rock Climbing

Rock Climbing Courses in Snowdonia, Spain and Scotland We run a range of rock climbing courses in Snowdonia, North Wales as well as rock climbing holidays in Snowdonia, The Costa Blanca, The Picos de [...]

Alpine Trekking

We run a selection of Alpine Trekking trips and they are a great way to gain the skills that you need to explore further afield than the UK mountains. They are a lovely way to venture [...]

Winter Courses

Winter Courses - Rob Johnson MIC & IML and Huw Gilbert MIC Winter Skills, Winter Mountaineering & Climbing, Avalanche Education, Snowshoeing & Ski Touring The arrival of snow and ice transforms the mountains into [...]

Big Mountain Expeditions

Big Mountain Expeditions Our expeditions are very small scale, normally taking place once or twice a year to adventurous mountain locations around the world. I ran my first high altitude expedition to Mera Peak [...]

Private Guiding Snowdonia

Private Guiding in Snowdonia Location: Snowdonia, North Wales Price: £225 per day Ratio: 1:1 to 1:6 depending upon the activity Length: To suit you We have a limited amount of time each month [...]