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Mountain Leader expedition in the Moelwynion

We've been out overnight in the Moelwynion for the expedition part of the Mountain Leader Training Course. Starting from Tanygrisiau the candidates took turns in leading us on a route over Moelwyn Bach and Moelwyn [...]

Security on Steep Ground

I have been out with the ML trainees again today , our topic of the day was security on steep ground - focusing on the unplanned use of the rope as a Mountain Leader. Our [...]

Moving onto Steeper Terrain

The first of two days focusing on safeguarding a group on steep ground for the Mountain Leader Training Course. In damp but not disastrous weather we've been on a short journey around the back of [...]

Mountain Leader Training

We are running an ML Training course here in Snowdonia this week and I have kicked off the week on the flanks of Snowdon. Having introduced the scheme we had a hill day looking at [...]

Nor Nor Buttress, Tryfan

For the final day of our advanced scrambling learn to lead course we headed onto the East Face of Tryfan - mainly to be in the sunshine as it has been a corker of a [...]

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