Climbing Venues

Rock Climbing Instructor Assessment

Rock Climbing Instructor Assessment

The Rock Climbing Instructor – Assessment Course is ideal for anyone who wants to manage groups at single pitch crags and indoor climbing walls. It is an industry standard qualification and one that has started the career of many mountaineering instructors and guides. The course […]

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 […]

The Range

The Range

The Range offers something for everyone. It has small routes from Diff to E7. Some are solid others are loose. Since the release of the Gogarth South Guide, there has been a lot of development in this area. Since discovering the area our head coach […]

Rhoscolyn

Rhoscolyn

Whilst still on Holy Island, Rhoscolyn’s cliffs are much smaller in scale. However, they are just as complex and often just as demanding. The ease of access to many of the cliffs and the less committing nature of the climbs has made climbing here really […]

Main Cliff Area

Main Cliff Area

As such there are many areas of the Main Cliff or Gogarth Bay. Each has its own character and feel. Often defined by the complexities of the approach. With nearly all areas requiring a abseil approach or some form of exposed scramble to the base. […]

Holyhead Mountain

Holyhead Mountain

The cliff itself has several buttress and ramps that all have slightly different feels due to the change in angle and nature of the rock. The left-hand ramps offer a few easy routes like primrose slab, Stairs and Teenage Kicks. Whilst the alcove has many […]

Back Home on the Range

Back Home on the Range

Well, this weekend I was out suffering in the name of Winter Skills at Plas Y Brenin. It was a typical welsh winter with double-figure temperatures, rain and strong winds. As a result, we spent some time on the infamous Plas Y Brenin Glacier, a […]

Lotus Flower Tower Expeditions

Lotus Flower Tower Expeditions

Many years ago I was lucky enough to travel to a remote part of Canada and climb a route called the Lotus Flower Tower. Set in the impressive Cirque of the Unclimbables the Lotus Flower Tower is one of the most amazing free climbs in […]

Ogwen Valley Area

Ogwen Valley Area

Ogwen has long been know as a breeding ground for trad climbers, with some many fantastic easy crags it is very common to hear of climbers leading their first trad routes here or even their first multi-pitch routes. The venues are often vast and can […]

The Moelwyns

The Moelwyns

As a climbing area, the Moelwyns really does offer a lot of opportunities for people to be both introduced to the art of lead trad climbing and to refining their skills on Lead Climbing Coaching Courses. Essentially there are three main crags on this escarpment. […]