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Scrambling and Mountaineering Courses and Holidays

For the experienced hillwalker, scrambling and mountaineering offers the obvious next step, bridging the gap for many between walking and climbing. Scrambling up to familiar summits by a route too steep and exposed for most to even consider calls for the right mix of careful judgement, delicate footwork and calm determination. Reaching the top brings it's own unique rewards and is an experience most keen hillwalkers will revel in. So why not give it a try and enjoy learning how to do it for yourself with our mountaineering instructors.

Welsh Summer Ridges

An exhilarating weekend of guided mountaineering on some of Snowdonia's classic ridges. In summer, these narrow, rocky exposed ridges are still demanding and exciting. In a group of two, you'll acco...........

Experience Required: A good level of hillwalking fitness, a head for heights and a thirst for adventure.

Cost and Duration: £335 (2 Days)

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Mountaineering Skills

Covering the more advanced skills of summer hillwalking and mountaineering, this five day course concentrates on the techniques required for multi-day journeys and travel in the sometimes hostile cond...........

Experience Required:  summer hillwalking.

Cost and Duration: £555 (5 Days)

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Discover Scrambling

As a summer hillwalker you will often want to go to places which require more specialist techniques than you possess. If you are interested in learning how to move over steep ground safely, perhaps us...........

Experience Required: summer hillwalking.

Cost and Duration: £235 (2 Days)

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Introduction to Scrambling

If you want to develop your hillwalking skills to take you over steeper and more adventurous ground, come with us on this week long scramble through Snowdonia's highest peaks. Staying each night at ...........

Experience Required: summer hillwalking

Cost and Duration: £565 (5 Days)

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Advanced Scrambling

An introduction to the higher grade scrambles, looking at personal skills and techniques for the safe ascent of grade 2 and 3 scrambles. For those who have done some of the classic grade 1 routes and ...........

Experience Required: some scrambling experience and a good level of hillwalking fitness

Cost and Duration: £585 (5 Days)

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Can't find what you want?

You can hire one of our coaches instructors or guides from only £250 per day. They'll tailor the day to suit your aims and aspirations perfectly.
You can enjoy one to one coaching for that cost or if you get together as a group, depending on the activity, you can split that cost between up to 6 of you. If you are a group we can run one of the courses listed above on a date that suits you and your friends or you could just write your own agenda for a week or weekend and we'll price it up for you - with or without accommodation. What's more, just like out normal course fees, our private instructor hire charge covers all your equipment too.
Click on the link below to fill in a request form and one of our coaches will call you back (or e-mail if you'd prefer) to discuss things in detail with you.

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British Mountaineering Council Deals

Check out the latest rock climbing and hillwalking deals from our partner organisation The BMC.
Now includes a range of subsidised winter skills courses!!!!

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BMC EXPEDITION PLANNING SEMINAR

On Saturday the 17th of January the BMC's International Committee will be hosting a day-long seminar....

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THE BIG WINTER WALK

Our next 'Big' event will take place on Saturday the 31st of January! For the 'Big Winter Walk' we h....

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CHRISTMAS HAVE A GO SKI SESSIONS

We will running some Christmas 'Have a Go sessions' on our ski slope this December. These sessions a....

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CHRISTMAS OPENING HOURS

Christmas Opening Times The centre will be closing for our Christmas break on Tuesday the 23rd of....

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GIFT VOUCHERS

Plas y Brenin Gift vouchers make the perfect Christmas gift. Available for any amount that suits you....

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SKI GUIDES GET ON TOP

All our ski guides have been equipped with the revolutionary new Deuter OnTop 30 rucsac. The On Top....

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Up to 75% Funding For Outoor Training

Volunteer leaders can save up to 75% on training and assessment courses with our Future Leaders Fund. Ideal for Scout Leaders, Girlguiding volunteers, DofE leaders, youth workers and university club volunteers.

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Snowdonia Expedition Assessment Service

Plas y Brenin administers the Expedition Assesment Service for Cadair Idris, Rhinogs, Snowdon, Glyderau, Carneddau, Moelwyns and the Berwyns on behalf of DofE Wales.

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