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Scottish Skiing at its best

Yesterday was one of those days where everything came together. A week of fresh snow on light winds down to sea level, blue skies and sunshine and the perfect temperature inversion combined to give a [...]

Glencoe Wading

It has been another ace day here in the Highlands. Last night I set the boys the challenge of putting together the weather and avalanche forecasts to produce a plan for today. This saw us [...]

Snowmageddon in the Highlands

I knew today was going to be a good day when I was woken up in the early hours as the snow avalanched from the roof of my winter residence here in Fort William! Sure [...]

Snow to the road in Glencoe

It has been another ace day here in the Highlands with snow down to the road in Fort William and Glencoe. The boys and I headed up the "Wee Buachaille" which was great progression from [...]

Scottish Winter Skills Week

I am up in Scotland now for the start of my seasons work, how time flies! It must be a sign of getting older that it seems like I only closed the front door of [...]

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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 [...]