Pete holds the Mountaineering Instructors Certificate (MIC) and the International Mountain Leader Award (IML). He has been climbing and mountaineering at home and abroad for over 30 years and for the last 20, has been providing and directing Mountain Training Courses.

Pete is also a qualified teacher and has been a Head of Outdoor Pursuits and EVC at a large comprehensive school. He is an expert at organising school visits, managing risk and facilitating activities in the outdoors. He also has a deep understanding of and interest in mountaineering history and the outdoor environment

We run a range of Mountain Training Courses. The courses are mainly modular and many set dates for these are over weekends. They include the Mountain Leader, Hill and Moorland Leader and Lowland Leader. The Rock Climbing Instructor can be organised as required. If you have a group that would like to do an award, we can organise dates to suit your needs.

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Outdoor Consultancy

We can deliver In-Service Training, manage outdoor programmes, produce risk assessments and offer technical advice.

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Pete Goldsmith

Pete holds the Mountaineering Instructors Certificate (MIC) and the International Mountain Leader Award (IML). He has been climbing and mountaineering at home and abroad for 30 years and for the last twenty, has been directing ML, HML and RCI training and assessment.

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Emile Waite-Taylor

Emile has been playing outdoors for over thirty years in a wide range of activities and has been instructing and assessing on the Mountain Leader and Hill and Moorland Leader for over eleven years. Emile is also a D of E assessor.

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Mark Joyce

After many years in a full time job in engineering, Mark now spends most of his spare time in the mountains. Over the past 35 years he has been very active in canoeing, caving, sailing and skiing though more recently concentrating his efforts in mountaineering.

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Nicola Yalland

Nicola is an experienced Summer Mountain Leader and a UKCC level 2 Paddle Sports Coach. She works as a freelance instructor to provide training in the UK and overseas. Nic has travelled extensively spending time in the Alps, Dolomites, Andes, Himalaya and New Zealand Southern Alps.

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James Andrews

James is a fulltime instructor working at a further education college delivering outdoor adventurous activities. Additionally, he regularly instructs in his spare time delivering activities to a variety of people.

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