Browsing Archive: August, 2014

Sunshine through the rain

Posted by Matthew Woodfield on Friday, August 29, 2014, In : Adventure report 
And this is why we never cancel a day out just because of the weather forecast! Heavy rain as we left town and bad weather forecast for most of the day - but when we arrived on Gower the sun was out and not a drop hit us all day - even caught the sun.

Gower really does have its own micro climate making it a great place to climb all year round, even if the weather man says its raining - you wont hear us complaining - it'll fine on Gower!



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More Adventures on Gower

Posted by Matthew Woodfield on Tuesday, August 26, 2014, In : Updates 


Another great week in the welsh sunshine, defiantly a little more damp today but we'll be mostly underground so wont see the worst of it.
Here's a shot from one day last week with a family day out on a Rock Adventure Day, great to see both young and old getting stuck in to the challenge. 

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Three Cliffs climbing adventure

Posted by Matthew Woodfield on Saturday, August 23, 2014, In : Adventure report 
An adventurous day out for the father and son team from London  as they scaled the Three Cliffs on the Gower coast. A great introduction to rock climbing for them both, and in a spectacular location. 
Get in touch to book your rock climbing lesson with us.


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Outdoors and In

Posted by Matthew Woodfield on Wednesday, August 13, 2014, In : Updates 
A break from a busy week outdoors yesterday, with a day spent training staff at an activities centre in Swansea. Always good to see new faces coming into the industry, and these guys did a great job picking up new skills and showing off what they can do. 
Back on Gower today for a family day out rock climbing near Port Eynon.



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Climbing coaching on Gower

Posted by Matthew Woodfield on Sunday, August 10, 2014, In : Updates 
A great day out on Gower for British Youth Team member Catrin this week, leading the classic trad routes SW Deidre and Isis with style. Coaching climbers, teaching skills and introducing people to the sport are all part of what we do at Outdoor Matters.

Find out what we can do for you on our website, or ring for a chat.



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Rock Adventure Day on Gower

Posted by Matthew Woodfield on Sunday, August 10, 2014, In : Adventure report 
Rock adventure day on Gower with the visitors from Bristol spending the day Rock Climbing, Abseiling, Caving and Scrambling on the coast near Rhossili. These always make a great day out and are a perfect treat for birthdays, celebrations or even honeymoons... 

Only one day available next week, but still a couple of slots up for grabs before the end of the summer holidays. Get in touch for more information and to book.


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Back and ready for bookings

Posted by Matthew Woodfield on Tuesday, August 5, 2014, In : Updates 
Just back from a long trekking expedition to Tanzania, thanks to local guides I worked with from Afriroots, a great company if you're ever in that part of the world. 
Ready to return to Welsh rock now, no dates available this week but after a cancelled trip to Scotland next week has now become open so get in there and book a rock climbing adventure on Gower, mountain day in Snowdonia or Coasteer on the Welsh coast before someone else does!

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