Sea Cliff Climbing Courses- Creeping Leema on Yellow Wall, Gogarth Winter Skills Courses - Snowdon Horse in Perfect Alpine Conditions Summer Hillwalking, Mountaineering and Scrambling Courses - Jumping from Adam to Eve on Tryfan, Snowdonia Rock Climbing Courses - Bulging Wall Upper Tier, Tremadog TV and Film Location Safety and Scouting
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Last Minute Offers

Last minute private guiding or instruction to suit your individual needs, the offer is valid for any course book within 5 days of commencement. This is subject to availability and we cannot guarentee our coaches are no already booked up.

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NOW £180

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Last minute indoor coaching at teh Beacon Climbing Centre, North Wales. We are offering indoor climbing coaching to help you climb more efficiently and harder. Whilst we can do one off session we do recommend a series of session to help you climbing. The courses usually cost £30 for 2 hours, however until march 2016 we are offering two hours for £20 (Entry to the climbing wall is not included).

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Latest Courses

This 28 day course will see you travel across the UK to climbing the finest trad climbs and turn you into a trad climbing monster.


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This 56 day course will see you gain vital personal climbing and teaching skills that you need to get either your MIA or SPA. We will travel to different areas and your own climbing will be developed by our amazing coaches.


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This 7 day climbing course takes places in the amazing Costa Blanca and will get you some winter sun and hot rock to brighten up those winter blues.


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This 7 day climbing course in the beautiful Picos De Europa features a variety of trad and sport climbing, both in the low lying crags like the Hermida Gorge and the High Picos. We aim to climb Naranga De Bulnes by the end of the week.


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Hello and Welcome

Welcome to Snowdonia Mountain Guides we have lived and breathed rock climbing and mountaineering in Snowdonia for the last twenty years. It is the last thing we think about and night and the first thing that crosses our minds when we wake up. We have lived what can only be descibed as a dream lifestyle where the mountains and adventure are right on our doorstep and in doing so have come to know mountains and cliffs of North Wales intimately. What we offer isn't just a course in how to climb, navigate or ascend a mountain, instead we offer something more, an adventure into the unknown. An experience that we hope will help define your future enjoyment of the mountains of Wales and beyond.

Our guides are among the best there are in North Wales and our head coach prides himself on getting to know his clients, their abilities and what they want to achieve. In doing so it enables us to handpick routes to take you to your mental and physical limits under the watchful eye of our coaches and guides, and in the process give you one of the most exhilarating experiences of your life. We don't sell holidays, we sell mountain experiences.

SMG News Feeds

UK Trad Climbing Tour

So a new course I am offering is a rapid rock climbing development course with a difference. As rather than stay based in one location we up sticks and go on a UK Trad Climbing Tour. So if you want your climbing to improve rapidally? This month long UK Trad more...

Sun Rock Holidays Winter 2017/18

So this Autumn and Winter coming I am starting to offer a few Sun Rock Holidays. I am doing this as i the last few years I have travelled Spain working at a variety of climbing venues and these are the very best places that I have found for catching a more...

How to Climb Harder – WEEKEND – 15th & 16th April 2016

As the author of How to Climb Harder’s I will be running a weekend course that is aimed at covering the same set of skills that made the book so popular. This  two day How to Climb Harder course will look holistically at all aspects of climbing from the mental, physical, tactical ad technical more...

Back in the Room….

…well kind of. About two years ago now I decided to stop blogging for a while and start making short videos of my travels. When I got back I stayed away as I was busy with all sorts of stuff that life throws at you. Hopefully my life has calmed more...