• Nant Bwlch yr Haearn
  • 6 People to 1 instructor

  • Summer Camp
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Can I book privately?

Yes. If you would like to book a private course then give us a call to discuss your needs.

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Itinerary

* Please note: Itinerary is subject to weather and availability.

Over the five days we'll aim to cover


Bike handling and trail riding skills

Efficient and controlled braking

Step downs

Manual front wheel lifts

Power assisted front wheel lifts

Technical climbing and descending

Drop offs

Bunny hops

Riding berms

Practical navigation

What to take with you out mountain biking

Bike set up, maintenance and emergency repairs such as setting up gears, changing cables, problems with steering, problems with brakes

What to do in an emergency

You'll get plenty of chance to put all these skills into practice on mountain bike journeys, at local trail centres and on our mountain bike skills course.

Why Choose Plas y Brenin?

Our instructors are some of the UK’s most experienced. We train other instructors and help to write the national syllabuses for NGB qualifications in mountaineering, paddlesports, cycling and climbing. Our goal is to teach you skills to last a lifetime, and at Plas y Brenin you know you are getting training from the best.

If your course is based at Plas y Brenin, the residential price includes accommodation for the night before, and the duration of your time here. If you’re staying with us, we also provide delicious meals to keep you going as you learn, meaning you can concentrate on enjoying yourself. We may also be able to arrange a transfer from Llandudno Junction train station, subject to availability. We would need a minimum of one week’s notice prior to your course start date – please contact reception to learn more.

When it comes to equipment, at Plas y Brenin we have a wide range of top-quality kit for you to use, all included in your course fee. This means if you’re just starting out, there’s no need to rush out and buy a load of expensive gear, and if you’re already pretty well kitted-out, it’s a great chance to try something new.

Comfortable dormitory accommodation and home-cooked meals are part of the deal. Support is on hand from our friendly, and exceptionally well qualified staff, to help develop your understanding and personal skills. They will also help you to formulate an appropriate action plan to further your development.

What do I need to bring?
Equipment List
Course Schedule

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This course will help you become

a more confident mountain biker

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