01690 720214

Plas y Brenin Ski Slope Re-Opens

25 Sep 2014

On Sunday 28 September, Plas y Brenin ski slope in Capel Curig, North Wales will reopen following a £50,000 refurbishment.

Plas y Brenin National Mountaineering Centre is one of the three national sports centres owned by Sport England. The centre is operated by the Mountain Training Trust an organisation with a world-class reputation in the mountaineering and outdoor sport sector.

The ski slope has deteriorated over the years and was in need of a major refurbishment and closed for a period of time. Various organisations have now come together and have worked to re-open the slope, funding has been committed by Sport England, North Wales Snow Sport Club, the Skiers Trust GB and Snowsport Wales.

Sport England Property Director Charles Johnston said: "The commitment from all parties has been very positive and we hope to see an increase in use on the slope during the forthcoming year. As with all our investments we need to ensure good value for money and we will need to see that the slope is well used and is valued by the community.""

Martin Doyle from Mountain Training Trust said: "We will be working hard with the North Wales Ski Club to generate interest in the ski slope and look forward to a successful year."

Got A Date Available - Need An Adventure To Match?

Contact our team on 01690 720214 or email - they will be happy to help you find something perfect.

Adventure Sports
Coaching Conference

Adventure Sports Coaching ConferenceOur inaugural Adventure Sports Coaching Conference will seek to explore the role of coach developers in adventure sports performance.


Christmas and New YearOn behalf of all the team at Plas y Brenin, we would like to wish you a very Merry Christmas and a H....


Scottish Winter Courses 2018Starting January 2018, our Scottish Winter courses are timed to make the most of the incredible wint....


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


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


BMC Women Outdoors Week 5-15 Aug 2017Come and get active for the BMC's Women Outdoors Week here at Plas y Brenin. We have talks, activiti....

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.