Technical Advice

SWOAPG itself does not offer Technical Advice (for the likes of AALA inspections). However, we are occasionally asked to recommend Technical Advisers to our Members.

Since we would not wish to favour one Technical Adviser over another, we are not able to make specific recommendations – but we have listed below those of our Full Members who have agreed that we publish their details as Technical Advisers. Please contact them for more information.

Last updated 22 April 2020.

      
Technical AdviceNamee-mailTown / CountyPhoneMobile
Paddlesports ActivitiesAnt Morganantmorgancoaching@gmail.comTonypandy, Rhondda Cynon Taff07766 313045
Climbing and Mountaineering; Surf and Surf Lifesaving; Coasteering and Sea Level Traversing (South Wales); Gorge Walking (South Wales); Caving; Occupational and In water safety (e.g. swimming pools, swimming, lifesaving, beach activities, working on/in tTom Partridgetom.partridge@atlanticcollege.orgLlantwit Major01446 799025
Canoeing and Kayaking (Open Water only, both 'local' and 'journeying' as defined by AALA)Steve Raynersteve.rayner@brynbolgoed.co.ukBrecon, Powys01874 62339907989 412415
Paddlesports, in particular rafting; Gorge Adventure / scramblingMike Smithmike.smith@parkwoodoutdoors.co.ukMerthyr Tydfil01685 848309
Rock Climbing, Summer Mountaineering, Gorge Scrambling, Mountain BikingNick Winderinfo@tirabadoutdoorcentre.co.ukLlangammarch Wells, Powys01591 610295
Climbing; Abseiling; Walking; Gorge Walking; ScramblingMatt Woodfieldmatt@outdoor-matters.co.ukCraig Cefn Parc, Swansea07849 10910