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ML Ropework

Today was the last day on the hill for me with the ML Trainees with Huw taking over for the expedition. We looked at emergency use of the rope and expedition planning and the weather [...]

Security on Steep Ground – Tryfan

For the third day of our ML Training we enjoyed a great day in the sunshine whilst looking at security on steep ground and leadership on the North Ridge of Tryfan. Our evening session was [...]

ML Training – Lliwedd

We have been up onto Lliwedd today for the ML Training quality mountain day. Along the way we looked at leadership, environment, navigation and water hazards! We headed up via the Watkin Path and were [...]

Night out on Snowdon

For our second little camping trip Rob and myself have been onto Snowdon. Starting from Pont Bethania we walked in along the Watkin Path first through the oak woodland and then alongside the chain of [...]

Night Out in the Glyderau

I'm back in from two nights out with Rob. In order to see a bit more of Snowdonia and so that we didn't have to carry too much weight we split our little expedition into [...]

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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 [...]