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The Misty Isle

I have been out with Rachel the last couple of days here on Skye. Yesterday we headed to the Southern end of the ridge whilst today we headed to Sgurr a Mhadaidh, traversed its four [...]

On Skye where the Wind is Up

It’s the start of the Skye Scrambles Week and although it’s great to be here we haven’t had the best of weather to start the week. We’ve still been out though and by in large [...]

Welsh 3000

It was refreshing then when Caroline made contact about a more civilised 3 day crossing of Wales' highest peaks. That is still a big challenge however, the traverse of the Carneddau and Glyderau each being [...]

Scrambling in Snowdonia

Last week, whilst I was in the Lyngen Alps, we had a 5 day scrambling course running here in Snowdonia. The course was run by Huw, Rusty and Tarquin and they took in some of the [...]

Arctic Ski Touring

I have been in Norway all week this week, ski touring above the Arctic Circle in the Lyngen Alps. Having never been before I will definitely be coming back, it provides stunning scenery, great snow [...]

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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 Winter Skills, Winter Mountaineering & Climbing, Avalanche Education, Snowshoeing & Ski Touring The arrival of snow and ice transforms the mountains into a magical winter playground. Its a time of year that [...]

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 [...]