Mountain Walking

Fast Track Instructor Scheme

Fast Track Instructor Scheme

This Fast Track Instructor Scheme in Rock Climbing and Mountain leadership runs over 30 weeks of the year and has an average of 4 days contact time a week with one of our instructors or teaching team. Over those 120 days, we will develop you […]

Snowdon

Snowdon

Snowdon, or Yr Wyddfa as it is known in its native tongue, is the jewel of Snowdonia when it comes to mountain walks. Reputedly the busiest mountain in the world. It sees hundreds of thousands of people ascend it every year. At 1085m high, it […]

ITV – Top 100 Walks

ITV – Top 100 Walks

If you were lucky enough to catch ITV’s top 100 walks last night you will know that Snowdon narrowly missed out on being the number one walk in the UK. There is a full list on the OS website, or watch the 2.5 hour ITV […]

Introduction to Scrambling

Introduction to Scrambling

Pushed up out of the prehistoric oceans, folded and twisted under massive pressure and force and then eroded by first the great Ice Ages and then the weather; the Mountains of Snowdonia are as good an alpine playground as anywhere in the UK. With soaring […]

Mountain Skills

Mountain Skills

This five day Mountain Skills course aims to introduce you to a wide range of skills for venturing into the UK mountains in summer conditions. To achieve this we spend the week out in the hills exploring the best Snowdonia has to offer for hillwalking […]

Classic Walks in Snowdonia

Classic Walks in Snowdonia

Do you want to come and experience the classic walks in Snowdonia? Hike the very best routes and be shown the most amazing views and locations? If the answer is yes then our classic walking in Snowdonia will open a door to a side of […]

ML, SPA and MIA Refresher Courses

ML, SPA and MIA Refresher Courses

This course is aimed at people planning to go on a Mountain Training NGB assessment in either Summer Mountain Leader, Single Pitch Award, Climbing Wall Award or Mountain Instructor award and want to refresh skills that are hard to consolidate alone. We have also had […]

Part-time fast track instructor scheme

Part-time fast track instructor scheme

This course is a part-time non-residential route to becoming a mountain based instructor. If you want to break into the industry and want a helping hand to guide you through the qualification process then this is the course for you. Snowdonia Mountain Guides offer a […]


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