Providing Quality Instruction From A Mountain Enthusiast

Welcome to JB Mountain Skills

Offering quality Climbing & Mountaineering instruction tailored to all levels of experience, abilities and aims.

Based in Snowdonia, North Wales Jez provides a range of Rock Climbing and Mountaineering courses as well as private guiding. Jez chooses great course locations in Snowdonia and across the whole of the UK to best suit your specific aims and needs. Find out more about the courses and how to book by looking around.

Meet Jez

Jez is a Mountaineering Instructor who started JB Mountain Skills in 2009 and has been working in the outdoor industry since 1999, he continues to show great passion and enthusiasm in delivering Rock Climbing and Mountaineering courses, from his base in North Wales. Jez is at his happiest when he's out trad climbing, or walking in the mountains with his Collie called Hovis.


08 Apr


What a busy start!

We've had all sorts of courses going on....  Read >

25 Feb


I've put together a topo for Lion Rock and Union Rock in Llanberis, follow the link to get it...

These are great group use crags for Single Pitch Award holders and great if you're practising rigging skills etc if you're working towards your SPA..

Hope it's useful!

Lion Rock & Union Rock Topo  Read >

01 Feb


It's been a while since I've been on a training course towards another qualification and having been registered for the WML scheme for a few years, it was time I got around to doing it! I've written a bit of an account about, hopefully it'll be of interest to some!  Read >

Hillwalking & Scrambling

Want to learn to Navigate? Become a Mountaineer by tackling some exciting Scrambles whilst learning some rope work? Or embark on the Mountain Leader Training Scheme? What ever it is explore this section for ideas...


There are a number of Outdoor Pursuits Instructor Training Courses out there these days, but this one is very different to most. Join us for an intense and exciting 5 weeks culminating with an SPA and ML course.


Instructor Training

Are you excited about rock climbing? There's something unique about the challenge of being on the rock face and it requires some unique skills. Learn these with Jez on some stunning crags in Snowdonia, North Wales.


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