Mountaineering

We offer a range of Mountaineering activities in Wales and Scotland, where you can experience the breathtaking landscapes these iconic locations have to offer.

Our guides are fully qualified to help you explore Snowdonia and Ben Nevis, gaining essential skills and confidence in your mountaineering ability.

Courses on offer:

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Introduction to Navigation
Snowdonia, North Wales

This Mountain Navigation & Hill Skills Course is ideal for anyone who wants to be self sufficient whilst mountaineering in the UK.

Topics covered:

Two full days of practical mountain navigation in Snowdonia
Introduction to different map scales
How to set the map
Interpreting contours
Interpreting key symbols ie how to find a footpath, fence, stream etc
planning and following a route using paths and other key features

Cost: £130 PP Per Day (2 days course)
Min group size 2
Max Ratio: 1:6

Hill Walking
Snowdonia, North Wales.

If you enjoy the outdoors and are looking for a good dose of the outdoors, exercise and stunning scenery, then joining us on a Hill Walking course will tick all the boxes! Trekking through the iconic landscape, you’ll be sure to enjoy the breathtaking views this trip has to offer. The course may even take in a few of the Welsh summits depending on weather.

Don’t forget your camera!

Topics covered:

Practical navigation in the mountains
Selection of equipment
Weather affects
Route choice and planning
Mountain Features

Cost: £130 PP Per Day 2 days
Min group size 2
Max Ratio: 1:6

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Scrambling Introduction
Snowdonia

This Mountain Scrambling Course is ideal for anyone who wishes to gain more confidence on steeper terrain in Snowdonia, North Wales. You would ideally have previous walking experience.

Topics covered:

Use of a guide book
Use of a rope
Equipment
Route choice
Scrambling grade 1 will be climbed
Problem solving

Cost: £260 per person (2 day course)
Min group size: 2.
Max Ratio: 1:4

Advanced Scrambling

This course is ideal for anyone who wants to gain more confidence on scrambling grades 2 and 3, and is bored of walking and easy scrambles in the UK. You would ideally have had scrambling experience in the UK.

Topics that may be covered:

Management of safety
Weather
Footwork and technique
Route choice
Scrambling grades 2 and above may be climbed
Problem solving

Cost: £260 per person (2 day course)
Min group size: 2
Max Ratio: 1:2

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Adventures in the mountains with your team

We can provide a fantastic mountaineering experience in North Wales. Depending on what you want to achieve, from the 3 peaks challenge to a team building activity crawling through Lockwood’s chimney, we can provide it.

Cost: POA
1-7 days
Group size ratio: 1:2 or 1:8

Winter skills

Our Winter Skills course is based in the Glen Coe and Ben Nevis area. This is an ideal course for people who have done some hill walking and who want to learn the essential skills needed to enjoy winter walking. A number of classic Munros may be climbed during the course (depending on weather conditions). A good level of hill walking fitness is required.

Topics that may be covered:

Winter equipment selection
Correct use of a walking axe
Correct use of crampons
Winter equipment
Avalanche awareness
Winter weather

Cost: £130 per person (2 day course)
Min group size: 2
Max Ratio: 1:2

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Winter walking
Snowdonia

Our Winter Walking course based in Scotland is a continuation of the Winter Skills course (above). This is aimed at those who have already gained the essential skills and simply want to enjoy walking in the winter hills and be self sufficient. Under our expert guidance, you will consolidate your experience without the need to move onto steeper climbing terrain.
A good level of fitness and confident use of the axe and crampons is required. We operate the course in the Glen Coe and Ben Nevis area of Scotland.

Please note: You should already have previous summer walking and/or scrambling experience. You will need your own crampons, boots and walking axe, plus the relevant clothing for winter conditions. We can help you source these items.

Topics covered:

Avalanche awareness
Emergency shelters

Cost: £130 per person (2 day course)
Min group size: 2
Max Ratio: 1:2