The attached might be of interest to some of you… Walking-Festival-Programme-WCP-2019.odt
Three Cliffs – a guide for instructors, Fri 7 June 10am-4pm This workshop will look at making best use of coastal areas, like Three Cliffs Bay, for rock climbing sessions with groups. If plan A is your only plan then lots can get in the way; weather, tide, group ability and other people. Learn more … Read moreGower Climbing Workshop 7 June
We have been notified that the 'jacuzzi' on the Sychryd seems to have become deeper over the winter – and there is a large yet loose rock at the bottom which wobbles as you stand on it. Gorge leaders are advised to double-check the depth of this pool as young children of primary age may … Read moreChanges in Sychryd / Lower Mellte
One of our Members lost a Petzl Pulley – Red Fixe – yesterday (10th April) on Glasbury Bont. If anybody has picked it up, they’d appreciate its return: please let us know! Thanks, South Wales Outdoor Activity Providers Group
We have received the following message from BBNPA which might be of interest to some SWOAPG Members: Please find attached details of our next public event related to the Gunpowder Works – a slide show and talk on the history and restoration of the Neath and Tennant Canal. If you would like any more details … Read moreGunpowder Works / Neath & Tennant Canal History Talk – 10th April
All SWOAPG Members are reminded that 1 April is the Renewal Date for: The Brecon Beacons Reservoir Passport Scheme – details and prices the same as last year, see http://swoapg.com/paddlesport and/or contact Richard.Ball@beacons-npa.gov.uk to renew. SWOAPG Full Membership, required for all Gorge-Walking Providers operating under our Concordat with NRW – renew via our membership login at http://swoapg.com/membership. … Read moreRenewal Time for Reservoir Passport Scheme & Gorge Access!
We have received the following important / urgent message from BBNPA: "In light of the good weather forecast for the next week, we are taking the opportunity to do our periodic cliff face inspection at Cwm Porth. We will be doing the near side on Monday 1st April, and then completing the far side on … Read moreCwm Porth Cliff Face Inspection NEXT WEEK
As we approach the start of the ‘busy’ season, I thought it would be worth a quick reminder of some key messages for users of ‘Waterfalls Country’ – and particularly the Sychryd & Mellte gorges, where we are introducing new arrangements for identifying groups in the gorges (see later): Trees in the Mellte at Craig … Read moreWaterfalls Country / Sychryd & Mellte Gorges Access Update Spring 2019
SWOAPG is running a Dinas/Sychryd Code of Conduct Training session on Fri 22 March at 4pm – details here. To book places, log-on to your SWOAPG membership account (via swoapg.com/membership – your username is your e-mail address, you may need to set a password if you've not logged-on before) and 'proceed to payment' where you'll … Read moreDinas/Sychryd Code of Conduct Training 22 March 4-6pm
An Invitation from the RNLI: "Last May, we held an event on Barry Island that not only promoted and fundraised for the RNLI, but showcased some of the other water sports clubs and activities in the area. It was a very successful first event, and we attracted many visitors on the day. "This year we … Read moreRNLI Event, Barry 12 May – call for supporters!