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Will Snow

Happy | Helpful | Curious

 

Mini Bio

I love the UK’s wild places and cycling through them. When I’m not on my bike I also enjoy sea kayaking and hill walking. After over a decade of leading overseas expeditions to Asia, Africa and Latin America combined with teaching Geography, I’ve become about as settled down as a tour guide can ever be, living in the UK, although still like to venture overseas. I guided a sensory impairment charity trek to Kilimanjaro in June 2014.

Working for the Wilderness group has given me the opportunity to share the outstanding natural beauty of a world-class destination. The landscape and culture is unsurpassed. If I had to choose a favourite trip it would be quite difficult as it’s always a privilege to experience any journey in our remote surroundings with amicable, like-minded people.

Place to Play

Biking in the far north. Empty roads and wild trails.

Not a lot of people know this

I was the first person from Scotland to complete the ‘Tour Divide’, a 2745-mile long mountain bike race from Canada to Mexico.

 

Qualifications Read More
  • SMLTB Summer Mountain Leader
  • SMLTB Winter Mountain Leader
  • SMLBA Mountain Bike Leader
  • BASP Advanced First Aid
  • UKCC Sea Kayaking 3 Star
  • BCU Open Canoe 4 Star
Experience Read More

As well as working in Outdoor Education and the Leisure industry for many decades I have been a Teacher of Geography and led over 20 school expeditions abroad. I’m now a Senior Guide with the Wilderness Group, mostly on cycle trips during the summer but continue to work as a Teacher with Special Educational Needs groups during the winter.

Biggest Adventure Read More

In 2011 I biked the ‘Tour Divide’, a 2750 mile race from Banff, Canada to the Mexican border along the USA Continental Divide. This was my biggest physical adventure. My most rewarding adventure was helping to guide a friend who was both deaf and visually impaired up to the summit of Kilimanjaro in 2014.

Specialist Subject Read More

I have a degree in Environmental Geography. My knowledge of flora and fauna is also improving every year. Every day I’m out with Wilderness is a school day.

Book a trip with Will

Trip / DepartureAvailabilityStatusPriceBook
Road Cycling – Tour of the Scottish Borders
23rd Sep - 29th Sep 2023
7 place(s) leftUNCONFIRMED£2,265Book Now

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