Month: September 2008


Well, Wales in April. We knew not to raise our expectations too high, still it was a bit of a disappointment to arrive at Gwern Gof Isaf in the rain. We were relieved that we had hired the whole bunkhouse and didn’t have to erect tents in the foul weather. Gwern Gof Isaf is a …

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This was a family trip to Snowdonia with a mission to climb Snowdon. We stayed at the campsite in the Ogwen valley which has dramatic surroundings of Tryfan and the Carnedds surrounding it. Our Snowdon day was very cloudy but conditions were fairly good in that it wasn’t lashing it down with rain and/or blowing …

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Association of Mountaineering Instructors Annual General Meeting The AGM itself is actually only a small part of the weekend, which comprises lectures, workshops, socialising and CPD (continuing professional development) sessions. This years event was held at Plas y Brenin, the national mountain centre, in Snowdonia.   I managed to attend three of the free CPD …

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