Mountains

HUMAN FACTORS IN DECISION MAKING IN AVALANCHE ASSESSMENT

HUMAN FACTORS IN DECISION MAKING IN AVALANCHE ASSESSMENT

This is a short article on the human factors that often surround avalanches both in the UK and abroad. There is arguably as much a psychoanalytical science as there is probing the snow when it comes to avalanches.

A Beginner’s Guide to Climbing Snowdon

A Beginner’s Guide to Climbing Snowdon

Our highly popular article on climbing Snowdon for Beginners has had a little makeover. It still has the same basic facts and is a great starting place for planning you ascent.

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 […]

Guided Classic Scrambles

Guided Classic Scrambles

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 […]

Hill and Coastal Walks in North Wales

Hill and Coastal Walks in North Wales

Slogging up a mountain is not everyone’s cup of tea and in this course we try and avoid that by Hill and Coastal Walks in North Wales. We do this both in Snowdonia National Park so we can get some splendid views of those impressive mountains […]

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 […]

Snowdon Walks and Charity Challenges

Snowdon Walks and Charity Challenges

Hundreds of thousands of hillwalkers and tourist ascend Snowdon every year. Many do this successfully without a guide. However every year hundreds require rescuing from Snowdon. Often because they underestimate the difficulty. The local rescue team responds to nearly 300 rescues a year, nearly one […]

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 […]

Instructor Mentoring Program – ML, SPA & MIA

Instructor Mentoring Program – ML, SPA & MIA

WHY COME TO SNOWDONIA MOUNTAIN GUIDES FOR INSTRUCTOR MENTORING? To answer this ask yourself what it is you think an outdoor instructor does and the skills you need to do that job… Most people will recite the ML, SPA and MIA syllabus just fine but […]