Mountain Expertise - Mountaineering & Climbing Instruction based in Snowdonia
Professional Development & Mentoring

Professional Development, Mentoring & Technical Advice

I have trained and mentored many folk at different stages of their outdoor careers. If you are a trainee Rock Climbing Instructor, Summer or Winter Mountain Leader or Mountaineering and Climbing Instructor I can offer bespoke mentoring, training days or mock assessments to help you progress through your qualiifcations. I have expereince of directing courses, training and assessing at all levels of Mountain Training awards at Plas y Brenin and for other centres.  With 12 years experience of working at Plas y Brenin the national outdoor centre, I am well placed to support you in your journey towards the Mountain Training qualifications. 

Rescue on the crag
Navigation on 1:25k map
Scrambling rope work
Teaching lead climbing at Tremadog

AMI CPD courses

I have the following CPD point 1 day courses running through the year.

Teaching Climbing 

Teaching Scrambling


How to work Tremadog

Teaching lead climbing 

Improve your Short Roping

Rescues & Problem solving techniques

To find dates & book onto these work shops please click here

Navigation 1:25,000 OS map
Roped scrambling grade 3
Teaching lead climbing Cwm Idwal


Are you working towards a Mountain Training qualification? If so, I can help you get there. I have extensive experience working in the industry and can offer you guidance on what you need to do to become a better leader or instructor.

I will personlise things to help you achieve your goals. We need to meet to discuss your requirements and can take it from there. 

N.B - I do not mentor MCI candiates as I feel this conflicts with my role regularly directing assessment courses.

MCI prep 

I can support you with your development through your consolidation period. 

I can support your action plan with further training in areas, provide feedback on your current level of performance and answer any of those questions that arise on the journey to assessment. With extensive expereince of training and assessing MCI candidates I am well placed to support you in your journey moving forwards. 

Get in contact to discuss dates. 


Summer ML and RCI preperation

Got an assessment coming up? Well I can help you fine tune your poor visibility and night navigation, or perhaps you would like some feedback on your leadership skills or ropeworks? Get in contact to chat through the aspects of the syllabus that you would like to work on. 

Mountain training qualifications - preperation, action planning, feedback, mentoring and/or support.

I have worked on and with Mountain training qualifications for the past 18 years, and love supporting candidates through these pathways. If you would like some support get in contact to discuss your requirements.