Rebecca Coles

Rebecca Coles

Rebecca holds the Mountaineering Instructor Award (MIA), Single Pitch Climbing Award and International and Winter Mountain Leader Awards. She is not only passionate about the outdoors but holds a PhD in Glaciology, so has the knowledge to match.

Climbing and mountaineering has taken her to all 7 continents and adventures have included making first ascents in South Georgia, Antarctica and travelling home from Nepal overland. Rebecca is keen to share her passion and knowledge of travel and adventure both in this country and further afield and she’s regularly planning the next trip away...

Anthony Eccles

Anthony Eccles

Anthony holds the Single Pitch Climbing and Mountain Leader (Summer) Awards and is currently working towards his Mountaineering Instructor Award.

Anthony is passionate about climbing and mountaineering, with over 10 years’ experience with regular trips to Scotland, the Alps, Spain and the Tatra Mountains.

He is very interested in youth development and training and enjoys teaching others new skills in the hills...as well as running with his dog, Ren.

Jen Towill

Jen Towill

Jen has been living in North Wales for 10 years since coming here as a student. She became addicted to climbing and being in the mountains and so stayed around to enjoy them!

Climbing and running have been her main passions but she also loves cycle touring when going on her travels. Since gaining her Mountain Leader (Summer) and Single Pitch Climbing Awards, she has worked with numerous groups here in Snowdonia.

Jen has also led expeditions to India, Morocco and Venezuela.

Simon Verspeak

Simon Verspeak

For Simon, it’s all about the adventure. He is an experienced and keen climber, mountaineer and skier, always seeking the perfect journey. Simon loves cold ice and deep powder as much as hot rock and holds the Mountaineering Instructor Award (MIA), Single Pitch Climbing Award and Mountain Leader (Summer and Winter) Awards.

Simon works all over the UK but North Wales is always his favourite place to be (except when he’s in the Alps...) and is currently also working towards his International Mountain Leader Award and Mountaineering Instructor Certificate (MIC).

Chloe Rafferty

Chloe Rafferty

Chloe is into so many activities she doesn’t have much time left for work – so we are lucky to have her! After 11 years of hiking, climbing and cycling across the UK and Europe, she is now a qualified Mountain Leader (Summer), Mountain Bike Leader and holds the Single Pitch Climbing Award.

She also loves ‘wild’ swimming, in any weather! Chloe was recently involved with a unique event on Cadair Idris, scaling the summit with riders on adapted mountain bikes (hand bikes). “Watching them would seriously inspire anyone!” she says.

Craig Letham

Craig Letham

For the past two years Craig has lived in North Wales, immersing himself in the area and working/training at Plas y Brenin. He has also enjoyed working with the Outward Bound Trust in Hong Kong. He holds the Single Pitch Climbing and Mountain Leader (Summer) Awards and has worked on many National 3 Peaks and Yorkshire 3 Peaks Challenges as well as personal guided mountain days.

Craig’s passion is climbing and alongside enjoying his mountaineering, he also has a thing for the kit that makes our lives so much easier in tough environments.

Jason Rawles

Jason Rawles

Jason lives in North Wales, holds the Mountain Leader (Summer) Award and is working towards his Single Pitch climbing and Mountaineering Instructor qualifications. He has climbed all over the UK, enjoyed high altitude mountaineering in Nepal and Russia, summited Kilimanjaro, ice climbed in the Arctic Circle and been on numerous trips to the Alps to ski, climb and broaden his adventure experiences.

Jason is an active member of Ogwen Valley Mountain Rescue and is very keen to help people explore, in safety, the wonderful nature that is on offer in Snowdonia and beyond.

Cat Cameron

Cat Cameron

Cat holds the Mountain Leader (Summer) Award and is working towards her Single Pitch Award and International Mountain Leader Award, she is also a Level 3 Canoe and Inland Kayak coach and keen sea kayaker. Cat primarily divides her time between summers in the UK and winters in the French Alps. Her work has taken her across the globe to Kenya, Borneo, Costa Rica, India, New Zealand and Malaysia.

Cat’s spare time is rare but is usually spent up a mountain or on the water exploring the many hidden gems Wales has to offer.