01690 720214

Carlo Forte's Profile

carlo-forte.jpg

Area of responsibility

Chief Instructor



Significant outdoor qualifications

  • Mountaineering Instructor Certificate
  • International Mountain Leader



Area of work at Plas y Brenin

My primary role is to manage and support the Instructor team in our course delivery and to oversee and ensure that we deliver a safe and inspiring program of courses for everyone. I am very fortunate to work with a great team Instructors, all of whom share a passion for the outdoors, adventure and an enthusiasm to pass this on to others. Whilst my day to day role is predominantly management focused I am directly involved with the delivery of many aspects of our work throughout the year such as Mountain Training schemes, film and safety work as well as technical advice for many other organisations.



Sporting highlights

Many of my sporting highlights have involved being in the mountains, undertaking journeys and expeditions to both remote and accessible places in the world. The greatest memories are always of sharing trips with good friends and the sometimes funny situations you find yourself in. These have included regular climbing trips to the Alps and places throughout Europe, expeditions to Greenland, Patagonia and Borneo



Favourite destination

Anywhere in Italy especially if mountains are involved. Diversity of landscape, good weather (generally!), it goes without saying amazing food and coffee plus the best gelato in the world!



Inspiration

I have always been passionate about sport and especially by being outdoors. I enjoy a wide variety of activities whether it's climbing, walking, cycling or paddling and I'm equally a fan of more main stream sports especially those involving bats and balls! For me it's about the enjoyment of doing these activities with friends and family which provides the greatest memories. Having trained as a teacher I am most inspired about passing on knowledge to others and watching them progress with my help. Having said all this the thing that inspires me most is watching my daughters enjoy sport and the outdoors as much as I do.



Next Adventure

Who knows?







Got A Date Available - Need An Adventure To Match?

Find out what's going on at the National Mountain Sports Centre between any date range on this handy new search page



Adventure Sport
Summer Camps (Age 12-17)

Summmer Camps For Young People Aged 12-17Young climbers, mountaineers, paddlers and mtb riders aged 12-17. Develop your outdoor skills with our top coaches on one of our residential summer camps.


ENVIRONMENT SYMPOSIUM FOR MOUNTAIN LEADERS

Environment Symposium For Mountain LeadersThe 2017 Plas y Brenin Environment Symposium for Mountain Leaders and Mountaineering Instructors wil....



WINTER WARMERS

Winter WarmersAs the nights begin to draw in and the temperature starts to drop, Plas y Brenin are pleased to offe....



FAST TRACK INSTRUCTOR SCHEME
OPEN DAY

Fast Track Instructor Scheme<br/>Open DayJoin us for a free information day on 18th September and find out how the Fast Track Instructor Sche....



SCOTLAND COURSES 2018

Scotland Courses 2018Just a reminder that our Scotland 2018 course dates are now live. So if you are looking to gain more....



PEAK PERFORMANCE FOR PLAS Y BRENIN PADDLING TEAM

Peak Performance For Plas y Brenin Paddling TeamWe are delighted to announce that we've launched an exciting new partnership with kayak clothing man....



What's On In Our bar?

Our friendly and lively bar is open to the public. From talks and lectures to film nights and live music, there's always something going on. Find out what's coming up next here



Adventure Sport
Summer Camps (Age 12-17)

Summmer Camps For Young People Aged 12-17Young climbers, mountaineers, paddlers and mtb riders aged 12-17. Develop your outdoor skills with our top coaches on one of our residential summer camps.


Enhanced Learning Credits

Enhanced Learning CreditsThe Enhanced Learning Credit Administration Service offers funding for armed forces personnel. Plas y Brenin is able to accept ELCAS funding for a few specific non residential courses.




Weather Forecast, Tides and Surf Conditions

Find out what the weather's doing in North Wales over the next five days.



Adventure Map


Working alongside UCLan
to educate
outdoor professionals

University Of Central LancashireFind out how we are working with one of the country's top universities to develop lasting careers in the outdoors.