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Top Tips From Plas y Brenin Instructors and Coaches



Skiing Top Tips

Ski Tips for Mountaineers

by Martin Chester



It's that time of year again! The North faces are dripping with ice, the gullies are choked full of neve, and the harsh cold of winter has gone. Unfor.......




Ski Touring - How to Get Better

by Martin Chester & Rob Spencer



In a nutshell, here a the four most important tips you need to know for ski touring:.......




Getting to Routes on Skis (for mountaineers and climbers)

by Martin Chester



Ten years ago, Tim and I set off from Courmayeur to go ice climbing. We drove as far up the Val Veny as our beat up old van could get, and started to .......




Using Your Skis as a Belay Anchor

by Martin Chester



Your skis can be so much more than just some fancy footwear for getting to routes - they are handy bits of mountaineering kit as well! Should you need.......





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TRY OUR FREE NATURE TRAIL

Try Our Free Nature TrailTo help visitors to Plas y Brenin discover more about the local area, we've developed the Plas y Bre....



NEW AUTUMN FAST TRACK INSTRUCTOR SCHEME OPTION ADDED

New Autumn Fast Track Instructor Scheme Option AddedWe've added another option to our Fast Track Instructor Scheme. Until now, the course has always run....



FAST TRACK INSTRUCTOR SCHEME
OPEN DAYS

Fast Track Instructor Scheme<br/>Open DaysJoin us for a free information day on May 1st and find out how the Fast Track Instructor Scheme can ....



NEW MOUNTAIN BIKE COURSES LAUNCHED

New Mountain Bike Courses LaunchedCheck out our new range of mountain bike courses designed to help you improve your skills fast.....



EQUIPMENT HIRE

Equipment HireOur equipment stores is packed with carefully chosen, well maintained technical gear. Provided we ....



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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



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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.


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