Here at CHMAS, we believe that useful information should be shared whether it be access to weather forecasts or a good course provider that we have used.

You may find the following links useful but please be aware that most of these are external sites and Chris Hughes Multi Activity Services Ltd is unable to accept any responsibility for their content.

Our Friends

Acorn Bushcraft - Our website for promoting bushcraft courses.
Adventure Ropes Course - Our very own high ropes course in Shrewsbury.
Arthog Outreach - Our Awarding Centre for NICAS Level 1 and 2.
Canoe & Kayak Tours - Canoe & Kayak touring company based in Windsor.
Paul Poole Mountaineering - Our course Provider for ML courses. He also provides HML ML, RCI courses.
Yr Hafod - Scout Activity Centre & Hostel in North Wales.

Our Favourite Providers

Phil George - Mountain Guide based in Snowdonia providing HML, ML and RCI courses.
Adam Evans - CIC and provider of LCMLA and general caving courses in the Peak District.
Ray Goodwin MBE - Level 5 Coach based in Wales providing BCU coaching courses and our Technical Advisor.
Joby Maw Davies - MIC holder providing CWI, CWDI & RCI courses in Birmingham.

Local Clubs

Shrewsbury Canoe Club - The website of Shrewsbury Canoe Club.
Shrewsbury Mountaineering Club - The website of Shrewsbury Mountaineering Club.
Shrewsbury Hill Walking Club - The website of Shrewsbury Walking Club.
Shropshire Caving & Mining Club - For those interested in caving.
Shropshire Paddlesport - Canoe club based in North Shropshire.
Telford Canoe Club - The website of Telford Canoe Club.
Wrekin Orienteers - Orienteering Club based in Telford.

National Governing Bodies

BCA - National Governing Body for Caving.
BAIML - The website of the British International Mountain Leaders.
British Canoeing - National Governing Body for Paddle Sport.
MT - National Governing Body for Mountain Training.

Other Awarding Bodies

AALS - Website for the Adventurous Activities Licensing Service.
BHF - Website of the British Heart Foundation and Heartstart.
MIAS - Website for the Mountain Bike Instructors Award Scheme.
REC - Our first aid awarding body.

Mountain Weather

Metcheck - Detailed weather forecast for the UK.
Met Office - Detailed weather forecast from the Met Office.
MWIS - Mountain weather information service for the mountain areas of the UK.

Insurance Services

Snowcard - Travel and activity insurance.

General Interest

BMC - The website of the British Mountaineering Council
Barbecue Safety - We were sent this fab link by Oliver and his classmates to make sure we all stay safe when using barbeques.
Bushcraft UK - A forum for all bushcraft & survival related matters.
Chase Trails - Mountain biking at Cannock Chase.
Coed Llandegla - Mountain biking at Coed Llandegla.
MTA - The website of the Mountain Training Association.
Song of the Paddle - A forum for all canoeing related matters.
UK Rivers Guide -Forum for all paddling activities.
Start Caving - A very useful guide to get you started in the underground world.

Gear Shops

The Outdoor Depot - An outdoor gear shop in Church Stretton.
Endless River -Great for all things canoeing.
Up & Under - A gear shop in Cardiff for all your outdoor needs.
ProAdventure - An outdoor gear shop in Llangollen.


Shrewsbury Tourist Information - For details of accommodation available in Shrewsbury.
Longmynd Adventure Camp - Simple indoor accommodation for youth groups at the base of the Longmynd.
Bridges Youth Hostel - A lovely place to stay to visit the Longmynd & Stiperstones.
Mountain Edge Shropshire - An alternative to camping when visiting the Longmynd.
Small Batch Campsite - A lovely campsite in Little Stretton which is great for exploring the Long Mynd.
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