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Gibbon Adventures provides Outdoor skills courses in Rock climbing and Mountain Skills. We also organize adventures. This could be anything from the Welsh 3000's, Climbing trips abroad, to trekking in the Himalayas. We teach skills, stretch comfort zones, and expand minds. Our bespoke rock climbing courses and Hill skills empower individuals with the knowledge for independent participation. Our expeditions foster the spirit of adventure, offer a true challenge, whilst developing team and leadership skills. Our Climbing trips offer the chance to travel whilst learning to climb.



Gibbon Adventures was founded by James Monypenny, who has worked as an outdoor instructor and expedition leader for many years in a variety of fields. James has spent many happy years in the outdoors and enjoys traveling the world climbing, kayaking, trekking and paragliding in the far-flung corners of the earth. James is a qualified Mountaineering Instructor, Mountain Leader, and Rock Climbing Instructor who has a huge wealth of experience Read more here. 



Why choose Gibbon Adventures?

fully Qualified instructors
passionate - we love what we do

all courses are tailored to Your Needs

friendly leaders

very small course ratios 
15% discount in V12 & Joe Brown shops
12 years working as a climbing instructor 

low overheads = low prices
A huge array of venues to suit your goals

all climbing equipment provided

Free in-course transport normally available

 Learning aid memoir provided

A structured approach to learning

Maximum activity time - learn whilst doing

High-quality course photos provided

All inclusive fee - no hidden cost

association of mountaineering instructors member 

member of the mountain training association 

member of the British mountaineering council

See our testimonials!


We achieve low prices and maintain high quality because we are a small company with low overheads. When you book with Gibbon Adventures there is no anonymous corporate customer support team, the vast majority of the time James will be on hand to take your booking and run your trip.

We are always clear about what is and isn’t included in the price; with no hidden costs. All of the instructors in the Gibbon Adventures team are qualified, knowledgeable, trusted and friendly. You can pay the way you wish; either by bank transfer, PayPal or cheque. What’s more, you are not obliged to pay the full cost up front.

We are passionate about providing adventure and development in the outdoors, as such, we will ensure that your aims are met and that you have a fantastic time.

We provide a quality experience and education: during our skills courses, you will be given course notes, clear demonstrations, adequate practice time and feedback. You’ll leave understanding How, When, and Why with each skill and future direction for your learning. We operate a 100% satisfaction guarantee. If you're unsatisfied with your skills course then we offer a full money back guarantee.

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