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Llanberis, United Kingdom
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Gibbon Adventures provides educational outdoor skills courses in rock climbing and navigation, adventurous climbing & trekking trips and expeditions.
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Guided Scrambles Snowdonia
Pushed up and out of the Ocean and shaped by the Ice age, the mountains of Snowdonia provide the perfect Scrambling playground, full of some of the best scrambles in the UK. World Class towering ridge lines and rocky buttresses, and exciting gullies, all accessible in a day. We will select the perfect route to guide you up, or perhaps you have a long held ambition you would like help with. Maybe you'd like to learn the skills required to scramble independently.
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8 hours
from $106.10
Snowdonia rock climbing Course
Enjoy a full day of bespoke Guided rock climbing instruction in the stunning mountains of Snowdonia National park. After a short morning meeting over a hot drink, we'll head to a suitable Venue and you can experience a range of climbing challenges. The Course will be tailored to your needs; if this is your first rock climb, we will focus on a fun adventure being guided in the mountains. For those wanting to learn more advanced skills; no problem! Will can teach you any Rock climbing technique, including how to climb independently outdoors or even advanced rescue skills. The focus will be to learn whilst climbing, and we always endeavor to go to the most suitable Climbs for you. All technical equipment is provided, as is complementary transport if required. Our friendly staff are qualified Mountaineering Instructors with a very high level of experience.
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1 to 5 days
from $258.63
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

2nd time climbing with James, this time in sunny Spain, was a excellent few days learning lots of useful skills Highly Recommended

Date of experience: December 2019
Thank Jess D
Reviewed November 24, 2019

My girlfriend and I had previously spent two days in Snowdonia with James from Gibbon Adventures. We wanted to extend the climbing season and opted to go to the south of France. We decided on the Calanques in the south of France and looked for...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Jolley94
Reviewed November 6, 2019

Had a great weekend learning to climb outdoors on rock, James is a great teacher and you’ll learn loads while having a awesome time! Would definitely recommend to anyone whose interested!

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Daniel G
gibbonadventures, Director of Sales at gibbon adventures, responded to this reviewResponded November 8, 2019

Nice one Dan, thanks for the awesome review mate! See you again soon!

Reviewed October 29, 2019 via mobile

The best weekend we could have hoped for. James is an amazing teacher, and the course was perfect. It far outweighed our expectations, and the whole weekend was designed around us and our abilities/aims. James is patient, calm and supportive. We'll definitely be looking to...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank emmad14995
gibbonadventures, Supreme leader at gibbon adventures, responded to this reviewResponded November 8, 2019

Nice one Emma! Really glad you guys progressed amazingly and we had such a great weekend despite the terrible forecast, hopefully see you soon in sunny Spain!

Reviewed October 22, 2019

I went sea cliff climbing with James and it was an unforgettable experience. James is very professional and made me feel very safe even in less-ideal weather conditions. I would highly recommend James if you are looking for a climbing guide!More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Ingrid K
gibbonadventures, Rock star at gibbon adventures, responded to this reviewResponded October 23, 2019

Hey Ingrid thanks for an awesome day out yesterday and leaving the review. Well done for coping with all that chilly wind. I'm glad that we managed to get dry sea cliff climbing adventure achieved in October. It will be my pleasure to to teach...More

Reviewed October 20, 2019

We recently did a day’s climbing course with James. It was an amazing experience, he adapted the day completely to our needs, found the perfect spot where the sun was shining and was an excellent teacher. He was friendly, easy going, and really experienced! We’d...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank josiehogge17
gibbonadventures, Manager at gibbon adventures, responded to this reviewResponded October 21, 2019

Nice one Josie! Thanks for the great day and brill review! Well done on your first Sport lead! Next time let's teach you guys to lead trad :)

Reviewed October 3, 2019

Perfect weather, ideal level of difficulty and fabulous guide to learn the initial ins and outs, ups and downs of multi pitch trad climbing. Having done quite a bit of indoor climbing we were keen to take on a new challenge and James was the...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Klstephenson
gibbonadventures, Public Relations Manager at gibbon adventures, responded to this reviewResponded October 4, 2019

Hey Karen! Thanks for the awesome review! Hopefully see yourself Jamie and Josh again soon, you guys should definitely join for a Spanish climbing hotrock holiday this winter!

Reviewed September 22, 2019

James was a fantastic guide! We enjoyed a great day out in Snowdonia with him, where he introduced us to the world of multi pitch trad climbing. His enthusiasm , knowledge and diligence on the mountain fostered a great deal of trust and endeavour amongst...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Josh O
gibbonadventures, Rockstar at gibbon adventures, responded to this reviewResponded October 4, 2019

Hey Josh, thanks for the mega review 😀! Look forward to seeing you and the team again for the next adventure, perhaps Spain this winter?

Reviewed September 13, 2019

Had a fantastic two days with James learning to lead traditional multipitch routes in wales, James is a great guy, extremely experienced climbing with loads of stories, and a very considerate patient tutor, Would definitely recommend for anyone of any ability, James is able to...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Jess D
gibbonadventures, Owner at gibbon adventures, responded to this reviewResponded September 15, 2019

Hi Jess, thanks for the wonderful review and an awesome 2 days. Was really great to watch you progress, and hope to see you out again soon!

Reviewed September 11, 2019

Having essentially no experience in rock climbing we weren’t sure whether this was going to be the right challenge for us. However, as complete novices James made us feel at ease and confident in climbing rock faces we would never have imagined. The climb definitely...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank sophiereid96
gibbonadventures, Owner at gibbon adventures, responded to this reviewResponded September 12, 2019

Hey Sophie, thanks for the great review you hopefully see you again sometime, hope the rest of your time in Snowdonia was ace! Safe trip home, best wishes, James

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