He is a full time mountain leader based in the North West of England. He is a keen amateur ornithologist, retired rugby player, competent spin bowler, improving rock climber, enthusiastic photographer, published poet, experimental cook and passionate walker who is always ready for a new experience and loves sharing them with other people.
In the past, he has worked as a care assistant, vegetable picker, ice cream salesman, bookseller, English teacher, sunflower harvester, waiter, Youth Offending team mentor, chef and travel writer/reviewer amongst other jobs and this combination of roles has prepared him for most of what life can throw at him. Ian is one of our most popular leaders, and has never received anything less than 100% 5 star feedback from any of our clients.
He has worked extensively in East Africa and also Nepal, South America and South East Asia and travelled to over fifty countries. His favourite places in the world include; Mount Elgon National Park, the Drakensberg Mountains, Snowdonia and the National Parks of the American South West.
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