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Limestone, sunshine and smiles

The last few days have gone by in a blur of sunshine, great climbing and laughter - sounds like an ideal recipe for life to me! We have visited some new crags and re-visited some [...]

Mallorca Sunshine

It has been a beautiful day here on Mallorca and Rich, Tracey and I made the most of it, exploring a new venue and enjoying some fine climbing. We headed to Ca's Catala (after a [...]

Climbing in Mallorca

I made my first climbing trip to Mallorca this time last year and it was so good that I'm back. As per last year I have come back with Tracey & Richard - we kicked [...]

IML Training

I have been working on an International Mountain Leader Training course all week this week at Plas Y Brenin, here in Snowdonia. The course builds on the skills that candidates have already been trained and [...]

Cwm Cneifion Circuit

The last day out this week with Julia and for the most part the weather stayed dry for us. Sticking with our classic grade 1 scrambling theme we've been on a circuit of Cwm Cneifion [...]

A Bright Day for a Carneddau Classic

A much brighter day in the mountains today where Julia and myself have enjoyed a classic of Snowdonian grade 1 scrambles; Carnedd Dafydd's Crib Lem. OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA [...]

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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 [...]