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Weekly Round Up – An Epic Snowdonia Weekend

18th April 2018

Week 2 of the 2018 season was pretty busy in Snowdonia. We had the pleasure of leading over 100 clients on various guided walks and courses in the stunning Snowdonia mountains. Events ranged from private group walks on Snowdon, scrambling courses, navigation and our popular Snowdon Moonlight walk.

Snowdon Moonlight Walk

Snowdon Daytime Walks   It was a busy day on Snowdon mainly down to the sun making an appearance. Our daytime Snowdon guided walk was enjoyed by 20 clients who were all relatively new to hillwalking and exploring Snowdonia.  ...

Weekly Round-up – The Season Begins!

11th April 2018

We have been itching to get out in the mountains with clients and it really has been a long winter. The 2018 season started in a great way and for once the weather was on our side both in the Lake District and Snowdonia.

Mountain Skills scrambling

Grasmere and Langdale Walking Adventure   Our first walking group was out exploring the beautiful Langdale and Grasmere area on a two-day walking adventure in this fantastic part of the Lake District. Day one took them over some less-travelled peaks including...

Helvellyn in Winter

18th February 2018

Helvellyn in winter, Britain’s best mountain, is a fantastic winter challenge for the more experienced, and prepared, winter hillwalker. Helvellyn is the third highest peak in England and situated in the Eastern Fells of the Lake District sandwiched between the stunning and tranquil Ullswater and sombre Thirlemere. Helvellyn is situated in such a way that the mountain can be tackled from several starting points either side of the peak.

Helvellyn in Winter

Helvellyn is also well known for its iconic grade 1 scramble across the knife-edge ridge ‘Striding Edge’ and back via ‘Swirral Edge’ with the bonus peaks of Catstyecam and Birkhouse Moor to complete possibly the most iconic and challenging walking...

Cwm Bochlwyd Horseshoe

09th February 2018

So you think Crib Goch is the ultimate Snowdonia scramble? Or the Snowdon Horseshoe is a challenge?  Well you may just change your mind when you attempt the Cwm Bochlwyd Horseshoe. This impressive circular accent of the Glyderau has more scrambling and more varied terrain than any other walk in Snowdonia.


This route is non-stop adventure from the moment you leave the car. The route includes all the key ascents and scrambles of the Central Glyderau, including: a full north to south traverse of Tryfan, technical scrambling on Bristly Ridge and...

Which course is right for me?

09th February 2018

Which is the right hillwalking course for me? Hillwalking requires a good knowledge of skills and competence so you can enjoy the hills and mountains safely. The ability to anticipate and deal with potential problems, being prepared for all eventualities and having the confidence to make important decisions are skills every hillwalker should know. These skills are often difficult to learn and for the beginner knowing where to start can be daunting. At Mountain Walks we offer a range of skills based courses which have been carefully created to give you those important skills no matter what your level of experience.

To make things even simpler we have created 5 courses which we believe targets beginners up to intermediate hillwalkers.     Beginners.   Experience level: Complete beginner who wants to get started but not sure where. May have completed a...

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