Missing rucksack, Cwm Porth or Storey Arms

If anyone has found a black Poc branded Rucksack with set of waterproofs in (and a visiting staff members change of clothes) then do let me know. Could have been left at Cwm Porth car park or the layby by Storey Arms.   Chris Pierce, Oxfordshire Outdoors, 01497 847272, chris.pierce@oxfordshireoutdoors.co.uk

Crag collapse: Gilwern Lower-Gilwern West

Just in case any of you keen climbers use the Gilwern Lower-West area, we have received the following information and photographs from Alan Bowring of Bannau Brycheiniog National Park Authority: “I took the chance to get out to Gilwern Hill earlier and attach the results. We’re talking of the Gilwern Lower-Gilwern West area covered at: … Read more

SWOAPG CPD Workshops – what would you attend?

It’s that time of year again when SWOAPG is thinking about putting on some CPD workshops for instructors. HOWEVER, we don’t want to put our efforts into organising workshops that nobody wants to attend, so we’d be grateful if you could complete this short online survey, by 31 October, to let us know what workshops … Read more

Important Message for all Waterfall Country Gorge-Walking Instructors

We recently mentioned having “received several troubling reports regarding the Sychryd gorge” and, regrettably, have received more since then – this time concerning gorge instructors jumping into the ‘waterfall pools’ from locations that are not permitted by the access concordat (above the top waterfall on river-right – landing dangerously close to the tree in the … Read more