Are you are a freelance outdoor instructor in South Wales? Or thinking about becoming one? If so… SWOAPG would like your views on additional services that we are considering and would be very grateful if you could spend a few minutes filling out this online questionnaire by 30 June. Thanks!
The family who owns the farm with access to Ogof Y Ci had a bereavement recently and are holding a funeral on 6th June so have requested no caving to be done on this day. Please respect their wishes at this sensitive time.
AdventureRMS has released the following Safety Management Update: Petzl have issued a recall of TRAC CLUB trolleys (P023AB00 and P023AB01) due to a risk of breakage. Immediately stop using the trolleys affected by this recall. Full details can be viewed here.
We’ve just had this message from Oxfordshire outdoors, which other caving providers might like to be aware of: “For info we had a pupil who sustained a fairly deep cut to their hand whilst in the washing machine section of PYO on Thursday afternoon. Surprising – considering how well worn that section is – so … Read more
Thanks to Argoed Lwyd OEC for these pics of litter collected last Friday from the Dinas changing screens. Please could all Providers make an extra effort to clear up after your clients and keep these new screens as neat and tidy as they should be. Thanks!
The National Trust have announced that they will begin work in May on extending and improving the Pont ar Daf car park (situated on the foot of Pen y Fan), which will also include new visitor facilities. On completion, the car park will offer: 260 safe parking spaces away from the busy A470 road, including … Read more
If… you’re a resident in the Glasbury-on-Wye or Hay-on-Wye areas; and you care about whether paddlesport continues on the Wye from both these locations… …you might like to lobby your prospective local County and Community / Town Council nominees in advance of the forthcoming local elections on 5 May: they’re more likely to be receptive … Read more
Thanks to Black Mountain Activities for the following information and photographs: “Changes have occurred on The Cascade river left, loose rocks and change of water course! You may remember last season a large amount of rock fell at the entrance [top] of the cascades river left (making it wider); water is now coming through the … Read more
If you’d like to learn more about the Brecon Beacons National Park – and become an ‘ambassador’ to help your clients understand and get the most from the area – why not visit this new online course? www.ambassador.wales/brecon-beacons The first three units, available now, will earn a Bronze Ambassador certificate: Welcome to Brecon Beacons National … Read more
We’ve just received this message from BBNPA via Blue Dot Adventure: “Used hypodermic needle just found in changing area at Cwm Porth. Can staff please be extra vigilant.”