I grew up in Lancashire and spent numerous childhood holidays up the road in the Lake District. That’s where my love for the outdoors started but it took many years and a number of different careers, including teaching English overseas, managing bands and youth working for over a decade, before I finally believed that I could turn my passion for the outdoors into my profession. These days I regularly lead treks all over the world, favouring cold and high places as well as the wild spaces closer to home.
Not a lot of people know this
I once presented a TV programme for the BBC…