3-4.6.17 Bronze qualifying D of E in the White Peak
26-28.5.17 Open Silver D of E practice expedition at Cannock Chase
23-24.5.17 Standon Bowers centre work with Entrust
20-21.5.17 D of E around Malham with BXM Expeditions and St. Aiden’s
18-19.5.17 Back to back Yorkshire 3 Peaks with RAW and Al Fresco Adventures
15-17.5.17 Back at Standon Bowers for pond dipping, low ropes and caving!
13-14.5.17 Another D of E practice in Cannock Chase with Entrust
9.5.17 First Snowdon day of the year with Maximum Adventure
5-7.5.17 Madeley High School D of E Silver practice expedition in Cannock Chase
2-4.5.17 Centre work in Staffordshire with Entrust
29-30.4.17 D of E Bronze practice in Wiltshire with BXM Expeditions and Downend School
27.4.17 A visit to Wales for some Welsh walking with Jo, Iona and Hamish, the daschund
25-26.4.17 Some centre work with Entrust at Standon Bowers OEC
22-23.4.17 Yet more D of E!! Silver training with Entrust and Madeley High School
17-20.4.17 D of E in Ashdown Forest with Aim High Expeditions
8-9.4.17 D of E Bronze training with Entrust and Thistley Hough High School
31.3.17-3.4.17 First D of E of 2017. Silver practice with BXM Expeditions and Highgate School
25.3.17-26.3.17 Learning about my Summer expedition to Ecuador at the Camps International Leader’s conference
21.3.17-23.3.17 Freelancer conference with School Camps in the Brecon Beacons. Gorge scrambling and D of E supervisor training included!
21.2.17-17.3.17 Off to Nepal…again…for some personal exploration in the Annapurna Sanctuary
9-17.2.17 Off to Nepal with Camps International for a week of outdoor adventure
25-26.1.17 Updating our Outdoor First Aid Qualifications to ensure we provide the best possible service for all our customers!
12.1.17 Heading to Cambodia with Camps International and King’s Al-Barshar school
4.1.17 A day of Dark Peak walking and scrambling with Nathan
11.11.16 Taking Josh from Singapore along the Great Ridge
22-26.10.16 NCS programme at Ingleborough Hall with Leeds Carnegie University
18.10.16 Interview with Thistle Trekking in Wigton
16.10.16 Snowdon with Maximum Adventure
9-14.10.16 Walking on the Pembrokeshire Coastal Path
6-7.10.16 More Primary school bushcraft and campcraft with Entrust
28.9.16 Yorkshire 3 Peaks with Lost Earth Adventures
26-27.9.16 Primary school bushcraft and campcraft with Entrust in Mansfield
21.9.16 Walking the E1 trail from Echternach in Luxembourg
17-18.9.16 Silver D of E assessment with Entrust
14.9.16 Pen Y Fan with the QE2 Centre team
11.9.16 Snowdon as part of the 3 Peaks in 3 Days with Maximum Adventure
2-4.9.16 Trekfest-The Peaks
10-14.8.16 A few days in Scotland staying in Kinlochleven.
6.8.16 Yorkshire 3 Peaks with RAW and Macmillan
1-29.7.16 Expedition to Peru with Camps International and Beauchamp College including the Salkantay Trail
26-27.6.18 D of E bronze practice with Aim High and Teddington School in the Ashdown Forest
24.6.16 Haystacks and Warnscale Beck with Ed and friends
20-23.6.16 Working with Entrust at Standon Bowers OEC
18-19.6.16 D of E qualifying expedition in the Costwolds with BXM Expeditions
14.6.16 Catbells with Al and Jess from Los Angeles
9-10.6.16 D of E qualifying expedition in The Pentland Hills with the Scottish Outdoor Education Centre
3-5.6.15 Trekfest Brecon Beacons with Global Adventure Challenges and some of the cast of Coronation Street!
30.5.16 Lake District day tour with Vidhey
28-29.5.16 Practice D of E Bronze in Wiltshire with BXM Expeditions
24-25.5.16 Lake District incuding course on non-native flora with Friends of the Lake District
22.5.16 Snowdon summit with Lakeland Mountain Guides
8.5.16 Private guiding with Rae in the Dark Peak
30.4-7.5.16 A week’s holiday in Cornwall!!
27-28.4.16 Peak District wild camp with returning customer Sam
23-24.4.16 D of E Bronze training in the Peak District with BXM Expeditions
16-17.4.16 D of E training weekend in Essex with Aim High Expeditions
9-10.4.16 Camps International leaders weekend in the New Forest
6.4.16 Snowdonia day challenge with School Camps
28-31.3.16 Silver D of E practice exped in the Brecon Beacons with BXM Expeditions and St. John’s School
15-25.3.16 Expedition to Sri Lanka with Camps International and JCB school from Dubai
8.3.16 Kinder Plateau from Hayfield….looking snowy!
27-29.2.16 A Winter Skills course in Aviemore with Cairngorm Adventure Guides, I am very excited about some Scottish Winter walking
9.2.16-18.2.16 Leading King’s Al Bashar school from Dubai on their expedition to Borneo
17.1.16-2.2.16 A trip to the US of A. A bit of Southern life hopefully including the Great Smokey Mountains
6-7.1.15 A long overdue catch up with Nathan in the Peak District
22.12.15 An interview day with Carnegie Outdoors in Leeds
15-16.12.15 Staying at Ambleside YHA and exploring the area
1-3.12.15 staying at the newly spruced up Pen Y Pass YHA, expecting some wet walking
16.11.15 A circular walk from Hathersage to Bretton via Bretton Clough
9-10.11.15 Visiting Rob and Suze in the Southern Lakes
23.10.15 Another Lake District day tour with another Dr Nandy !!
19-21.10.15 Last few sessions of caving, low ropes and orienteering with Entrust
12-16.10.15 A 3rd week of wriggling through caves and building bridges with Entrust at Standon Bowers OEC
6-8.10.15 Firebuilding, caving and bridge building with Entrust
29.9-2.10.15 Caving, team games, bushcraft and other activities at Standon Bowers with Entrust
13.9.15 Heading off to Western Australia with Al to walk part of the Cape to Cape Trail thanks to Salewa clothing
11.9.15 Walking in the Lakes with Christina from Hong Kong
9.9.15 Showing Antonio from Abu Dhabi the beauty of the Peak District
7.9.15 Taking Patricia from the USA on a “homecoming” tour of the Dark Peak
4-5.9.15 Working at the Trekfest charity event in the Hope Valley
17.7.15-14.8.15 On expedition in Uganda with Camps International and Kennet School
11.7.15 Yorkshire 3 Peaks with School Camps
8-9.7.15 Raft building, caving, bridge building and bushcraft with Entrust
6.7.15 Taking Drew and his wife who are visiting from the USA on a walking tour of the Dark Peak.
2.7.15 Another day with the good folks at Entrust Outdoors Centre
27.6.15 Yorkshire 3 Peaks with Didsbury TOC H RFC
22-26.6.15 Working with the Entrust Outdoor Centre in Staffordshire
20-21.6.15 Working with Action Challenge at Lotherton Hall charity event
6.6.15-10.6.15 Off to the North Yorkshire Moors with Ruthy, Jay and Iona
2-4.6.15 Working with the Entrust Outdoor Centre in Staffordshire
23.5.15 Yorkshire 3 Peaks with Maximum Adventure supporting The Lamplighters Charity
18th-21st.5.15 Snowdonia expedition with The Bushcraft Company
11th-15th.5.15 Snowdonia expedition with The Bushcraft Company
5.5.15 School meeting with Kennett School who I am taking to Uganda on their Camps International expedition
28.4.15 Entrust outdoors selection event
23.4.15 Across to Llanberis to meet Stephan from The Bushcraft Company, looking forward to it!
18/19.4.15 Down to the New Forest for Camps International leader event
17.4.15 Taking Sam on his first ever wild camp in the Dark Peak
9.4.15 Walking and scrambling in Wales with Gary
28.3-2.4.15 Working in the Brecon Beacons with Aim High Expeditions on a D of E practice week!
25.3.15 Taking Dr Nandy and Dr Lodh on a photography tour of the Southern Lakes
23.3.15 Taking Dr Nandy and Dr Lodh on a photography tour of the Dark Peak
21.3.15 Helping out the World Challenge fundraising run event in Newcastle. Good luck to all the participants as they work towards their goals!
17.3.15 Taking Bradt guide book author, Helen Moat, out on a Dark peak exploration
12/13.3.15 Selection event for Outlook Expeditions near Llanberis
28.2.15 Off to La Plagne for a week of skiing with Ruthy
18/19.2.15 Off to Snowdonia, thinking Moel Wnion/Gryn etc and a night in Llanberis YHA
29.1.15 A break from walking as I head to the US to visit New York and see my brother in Ohio
23.1.15 Out to Bleaklow from Old Glossop with Jo, expecting Wintery conditions
22.1.15 First meeting of the BMC Hillwalking focus group
11/12.1.15 Catching up with Nathan for some adventures in the White Peak
6.1.15 White Nancy, The Gritstone Trail and The Cheshire Ring Canal
30.12.14 Lyme Park in the snow with Ruthy
25.12.14 Eating, drinking and being merry in Belfast with the Clan McAllister!
13.12.14 Kinder from Win Hill with Al
20/21.11.14 A long overdue return to the Lake District
4/5.11.14 Mam Tor Great Ridge and Kinder with Joanne
W/b 20.10.14 Recovering from shin splints at the moment and then heading south to Sussex to explore 1066 country
8.10.14 Off to Tunisia for a week-no work, just play!
4.10.14 Leading a Yorkshire 3 Peaks expedition with Mountain Monkeys
26.9.14 Off to the Lakes with Al for a full day walk on the Coledale Horseshoe
19/20.9.14 D of E training expedition with Manchester High School for Girls
16.9.14 Some countryside walking in Oxfordshire
1-7.9.14 In France exploring the possibility of a walking trip based near Bergerac next year…very exciting!
27-29.8.14 Supporting Class Adventure and West Berkshire Training Consortium on their Snowdonia expedition
22.8.14 The next in our series of Summer family walks in Lathkill Dale
19.8.14 Family walk to the spectacular hidden cavern of Lud’s Church
12.8.14 Walking the Kinder edges with Nathan
11.8.14 First of our series of Summer walks for the family taking in Mam Tor and the surrounding area
4-8.8.14 A week of work with Class Adventure at their base camp in Shrewsbury, plenty of fun activities
2/3.8.14 Camping and walking at Horton-in-Ribblesdale with Al, Kate, Dave, Vicky, Ruth, Jen and Paul. We will be staying in the perfect base for ascents of Ingleborough or Pen-Y-Ghent
17.7.14 Private guiding on Scafell Pike. Taking a group from SINCIL college in Lincoln up to the top of England’s highest peak and to enjoy the view voted the finest in the country.
16.7.14 A day to myself in the Lake District, will be heading over towards Wasdale