Tree across Usk below Aberyscir

There is currently a tree blocking the right-hand half of the river Usk at the second drop below Aberyscir (on the section from Aberbran to Brecon) – grid reference SO 00870 29283. At Sunday’s levels the central chute was still navigable right next to the tree’s root-ball, but this might change at lower levels. It … Read more

Rock fall below Sgwd Clun-Gwyn

Brecon Beacons National Park Authority have received a report, and video footage, of a ‘small’ rock fall into the Afon Mellte below Sgwd Clun-Gwyn on 16 November 2022. Checks by National Park Staff have not identified any safety concerns and this note is just for information: but providers may like to note that there are now … Read more

Reminder! SWOAPG AGM Tue 22 Nov

The 2023 SWOAPG Annual General Meeting will be held on Tue 22 Nov, 6.30-8pm, online via Teams. All SWOAPG Members are invited to attend! The agenda will include the usual ‘formalities’ as set out below. Please RSVP (if you haven’t already) via the button on the event listing or by e-mail, so we have some … Read more

Product Recall: DMM Compact Swivel Units

AdventureRMS has issued the following notice: DMM have issued a recall of a number of swivel units following the failure of a DMM Director Connector. Immediately stop using the units affected by this recall. Full details can be viewed here: DMM Wales – Important Safety Notice: Product Recall

Outdoor Alliance Wales Update

Paul Donovan has prepared the attached document outlining the work that the Outdoor Alliance Wales (OAW) – of which SWOAPG is a member – has been doing recently in the Senedd and with Adventure UK. Our thanks are due to Paul for driving much of this activity and continuing to promote the interests of our … Read more