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Mountaineering Instructor and IML available for coaching/guiding in Wales, the Lakes, Scotland and abroad as well as locally in Yorkshire/Peak.
2 days ago
Guided ascents of Scafell Pike.I have two walks up Scafell Pike scheduled which are both guaranteed to go ahead - 25th May and 24th June.There are still places free on both walks. Just get in touch if you'd like to join. £40 per person.thesummitisoptional.com/summer-mountaineering-courses/mountain-guide/guided-walks-mountain-expedi... ... See MoreSee Less
5 days ago
This weekend was a bit different. I was working for Beyond The Edge in the Peak District. We were teaching a group of future wildlife film-makers the rope skills to access difficult locations. Great fun working with such an interesting and diverse group of highly motivated and talented people. Lots of knots, rigging ropes, abseiling and ascending fixed lines. ... See MoreSee Less
7 days ago
It's always so rewarding to give people a helping hand to get started with their own climbing. Today I was with Paul, working locally in Ilkley. He had booked a top-rope rigging course so that he can get out and take his kids climbing at some of the local venues. Some great rigging solutions demonstrated and a quick blast up a route to test the system and build his confidence in what he had just built.thesummitisoptional.com/summer-mountaineering-courses/rock-climbing/improvers-rock-climbing-cours... ... See MoreSee Less