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Climbing whatever the Weather

An slightly unfortunate change in the weather for Dylan and Gavin who have been on one of our Introduction to Rock Climbing Courses over the last two days. We were at the single pitch crag [...]

Mountain Skills – Y Garn

Today has been the perfect day for the second day of our mountain skills course here in Snowdonia. It has been pleasantly warm and we have had some stunning views between the clouds but best [...]

Mountain Skills Course

For this weekend I am running our Mountain Skills course, here in Snowdonia. We kicked the day off looking at weather forecasts, maps and guidebooks before heading out onto the hill to put into place [...]

Idwal Slabs & Cneifion Arete

For the second day of our advanced scrambling course, Freddie, Toby and I headed into Cwm Idwal. The weather started as sub-optimal and I had to wear y waterproofs for the first time in several [...]

Alpine Adventures

Huw and I have been out in the Alps for the last week and a half, enjoying a bit of a boys holiday in Switzerland! Our aim was to go out and enjoy ourselves, to [...]

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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 [...]