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Meet Our Team

Our team is focused on making sure you have the best possible experience in the mountains. Everyone is passionate about the mountains and have extensive knowledge of Snowdonia and working with adults in a mountain environment.

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Andrew Birchall
Founder of Hike Snowdonia and Mountain Guide

Andrew has climbed every mountain in Snowdonia. Andrew holds the summer Mountain Leader qualification have undertaking both his training and assessment with Plas y Brenin.

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Mark House
Assistant Guide

Mark has worked alongside a national charity, leading events for them in around the UK in mountainous environments. Mark is has recently completed Mountain Leader Training with Plas y Brenin. Mark lives in Old Colwyn and is also a solicitor!

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Matt Tennant
Assistant Guide

Matt has worked alongside a national charity, leading events for them in around the UK in mountainous environments. Matt is has recently completed Mountain Leader Training with Plas y Brenin.

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Bryan Cosgrove
Mountain Guide

Bryan has worked alongside a national charity, leading events for them in around the UK in mountainous environments. Bryan holds the Summer Mountain Leader qualification.

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Jamie Annetts
International and Winter Consultant

Jamie’s passionate about climbing and mountaineering. Jamie has high altitude mountaineering and guiding experience in Ama Dablam, Annapurna IV, Mont Blanc, Gran Paradiso and Lobuche East, Kilimanjaro, Elbrus. He has Ski mountaineering experience throughout Scandinavia, Svalbard and the Alps. He has extensive experience in summer and winter climbing throughout the UK, Poland and Italy.

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Luke Ursell
Sports Condition, Sports Massage Therapy and Personal Training

Luke is has worked in elite sport coaching and has trained some of the UK’s best and most talented motocross racers. He is passionate about learning and self-development