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Start of the Rjukan week at Alset

Without really going home we’ve moved on from mountaineering in Wester Ross to ice climbing in Norway on our Rjukan Ice Climbing Week. Me, Rob and our quartet of ice climbers have started the week [...]

Nice and Easy Way to End the Week

We've had more then our fair share of luck with the weather this week but we'll claim the credit for a sound decision today. With high wind and heavy rain forecast we switched from mountaineering [...]

A’Chioch on Beinn Bhan

Another great day out but we had a lucky break with the weather. Rob, Oli and me went down to the Applecross Peninsula and walked into the A'Chioch ridge on Beinn Bhan setting off in [...]

Big and Brilliant Day on An Teallach

Well that was a grand day out with Oli on the big and brilliant traverse of An Teallach. We went east to west starting from the track that leads to Shenavall and finishing at Dundonnell. [...]

Torridon – Single Axe Week

Huw and I are in Torridon this week with regular clients Oli and Russ. We kicked the week of with a traverse of Beinn Alligin and it has been incredibly beautiful - single axe mountaineering [...]

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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 venture to new areas with someone else organising the logistics, with like minded people in some of the most beautiful [...]

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: £250 per day Ratio: 1:1 to 1:6 depending upon the activity Length: To suit you We have a limited amount of time each [...]