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Rock Improver – 2 Day

2 Days
1:2

Stuck in a rut with your climbing and want to take it to the next level? Join our supportive and experienced instructors to improve at your own pace.

Experience required
All climbing kit provided

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Rock Improver – 5 Day

5 Days
1:4 then 1:2

Develop your all-around skill set to open up new routes, grades, and crags. You'll have time to consolidate and build confidence over 5 days.

Experience required
All climbing kit provided

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Self Rescue for Climbers

2 Days
1:4

Acquire a toolbox of skills for those ‘what if?’ or ‘oh no!’ moments.

Experience required
All climbing kit provided

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Big Wall Skills

2 Days
1:4

If you’re a competent rock climber and are planning your first big wall trip, or want to hone skills you’ve already learned, look no further.

Experience required
All climbing kit provided

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Performance Climbing – 2 Day

2 Days
1:2

Push your grade, improve your technique and develop your confidence on rock with top-level training in all aspects of rock climbing, from bouldering to sport to trad.

VS climbing experience required
All climbing kit provided

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Performance Climbing – 5 Day

5 Days
1:2

Push your grade, improve your technique and develop your confidence on rock with top-level training in all aspects of rock climbing, from bouldering to sport to trad.

VS climbing experience required
Equipment provided

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Lead Climb Developer – 2 Day

2 Days
1:2

Keen to build your lead climbing confidence, or feel a refresher would be helpful? Join our friendly coaches and develop your leading under their watchful eyes.

Learn to lead confidently!
Experience required

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Lead Climb Developer – 5 Day

5 Days
1:2

Join us for an immersive week of lead climbing coaching – just imagine where it could take your climbing...

Immersion into leading
All climbing kit provided

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Alpine Preparation

2 Days
1:4

Fine-tune the skills you need in the Alps so you’ll be fired up and ready to go when you arrive.

Slicken your ropework
Gain confidence for bigger places

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Guided Classic Scrambles

2 Days
1:2

Taking on grade 2 and 3 scrambles is perhaps the biggest test of a mountaineer’s skills. A wealth of skills and techniques are needed to move safely and efficiently through this terrain. When it comes together though, it’s magic! Let our instructors shed some light on the dark arts of roped scrambling.

Advanced experience required
All climbing kit provided

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Advanced Scrambling – 5 Day

5 Days
1:4 - 1:2

Grade 2 and grade 3 scrambles are really fun and enjoyable journeys in the mountains. They also require a wide range of skills. Spend a week with us learning what's required to enjoy these amazing adventures by yourself.

Advanced experience required
All climbing kit provided

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Classic Rock

2 Days
1:2

A weekend spent climbing on the best rock climbs in North Wales. One of our friendly team will have the pleasure of climbing some of the areas classic lines with you.

Advanced experience required
All climbing kit provided

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Introduction to Sport Climbing

2 Day
1:4

A perfect way to build confidence, learn new skills, and open up a new style of climbing. Sport climbing... it’s just so good!

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Introduction to Lead Climbing (5 Day)

5 Days
1:4-1:2

Unlock the door to a lifetime of climbing adventures, our friendly instructors will support you every step of the way, as you learn new skills and lead with confidence.

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Introduction to Lead Climbing (2 Day)

2 Days
1:2

Keen to see what lead climbing is all about? Look no further.

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Why Plas y Brenin?

Plas y Brenin is at the forefront of outdoor instruction. Whether you are starting a career in the outdoors, or just want to take an adventure holiday, PYB is the place for you.

We inspire explorers. We train trainers. We’re internationally recognised. We’ve been around since 1798, with our earliest guests including Queen Victoria. Since then, we’ve focussed on providing the best customer experience, working alongside some of the greatest, 007 included.

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Expert Tuition

You’ll receive expert supervision from fully qualified and psyched instructors, creating the perfect environment to learn and enjoy something new!

Our Instructors

Explore Eryri

Your experience will take place in the heart of the extraordinary Eryri National Park. Our National Outdoor Centre features accommodation, a bar, dining, and more. And while you’re here, why not check out some local gems?

Explore Eryri

Develop a Passion

Everyone at Plas y Brenin, from staff to visitors, is excited about adventures and inspired to get outside. Our guests return year after year to experience all that North Wales offers.

Accommodation

The Main House

Mix of single and twin bedrooms

Moelwyn Bunkhouse

Bunkhouse with kitchen area

Bryn Engan

Farmhouse with bedrooms and flexible spaces

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Bar & Restaurant

The perfect place to relax after a day’s adventuring, our bar boasts the most amazing view as it looks down Llynnau Mymbyr to the Snowdon Horseshoe. Our extensive range of locally brewed beers, wines and spirits offers plenty of choices for refreshment. Our bar menu is packed with tasty high-energy dishes.

  • Open 7 days a week
  • Mon - Sat 12PM - 11:30PM
  • Sun 12PM - 10:30PM

Help Fund a Child Outdoors

Our aim is to give every inner-city child the opportunity to be inspired and motivated by the rugged outdoors and the challenges mountain environments have to offer. With your help, we aim to enable up to 360 kids to attend one of our courses in 2023.

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