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    Alistair Jeffs

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    Mini Bio

    Life began as a skinny lad with a curious nature. Time was well spent roaming the countryside, ‘playing’ on the cliffs of East Yorkshire and being taken to historical houses and castles by my Mum. Then on joining the army, Her Majesty gave me 3
    square meals a day (making me a bit less skinny) and made use of my curiosity!

    After 23 years at Her Majesty’s pleasure, travelling the world for better or worse (think climbing in Colorado, walking in Scotland, skiing in Norway, kayaking in Cyprus for the former; don’t worry about the latter), my lovely Scottish wife and I moved to Scotland and opened our B&B.

    Currently, I’m the President of the Moray Mountaineering Club and am a Munro Compleator (having reached the summit of all Scottish 3000′ summits). With a slight change of tack, I’m now halfway through bagging Scottish malt whisky distilleries.

    Place to play

    Majestic mountain landscapes such as the Cairngorms, Torridon and Glencoe; and of course Cocoa Mountain. A quiet beach.

    Not a lot of people know this

    We once got on a train to Timbuktu; we shouldn’t have…
    I’m trained in Escape, Evasion, Survival and Resistance to Interrogation.

    Qualifications Read More
    • Mountain Leader
    • Outdoor First Aid
    • Leave No Trace
    • Whisky Tasting
    • Chef
    • Helicopter Abseiling
    • Mountain Building in Scotland
    • Plants and People
    Experience Read More

    As well as all over Scotland, England and Wales I’ve walked and led adventures around the globe.

    With fellow adventurers, I’ve walked with penguins in the Falklands, flown with eagles in the Scottish Highlands, been a statue in front of bears in Yellowstone, avoided baboons in Namibia and missed standing on a snake somewhere, watched hatching turtles in Ascension Island and laughed with marmots in the Alps.

    Then there’s the Grey Man of Macdui in the Cairngorms, that’s another story.

    Biggest Adventure Read More

    If you want tough wilderness walking then wild camping across the mountains of the Knoydart Peninsula is well up there.

    Specialist Subject Read More

    Whisky is a must investigated subject … but local culture, tradition and history along with their myths and stories never fail to pique interest. Especially when combined together in a hedonistic cocktail.

    Book a trip with Alistair

    Trip / DepartureAvailabilityStatusPriceBook
    The West Highland Way
    17th Apr - 24th Apr 2023
    12 place(s) leftCONFIRMED£1,795Book Now
    Wilderness Walking – The Knoydart Peninsula
    17th Jun - 24th Jun 2023
    4 place(s) leftCONFIRMED£1,865Book Now
    Wilderness Walking – Outer Hebrides and Skye
    9th Sep - 15th Sep 2023
    4 place(s) leftCONFIRMED£1,965Book Now

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