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      Chris Wilson

      Curious | Adventurous | Patient

      Mini Bio

      Having been raised on the edge of Exmoor I have spent my life exploring hills and rivers so have known little else. I have been guiding for nearly twenty years, both on the land and on the water and Scotland has become my home.

      I believe that Scotland is the greatest small country in the world and I love learning about its history and culture. Exploring this amazing country’s landscape is by far the best way to immerse yourself in its past and being able to guide people through this journey of discovery is what inspires me each day I step into a set of boots or a kayak.

      Place to Play

      Anywhere North of Ullapool.

      Not a lot of people know this

      I love folk music.

      Qualifications Read More

      Winter ML
      Sea, River and Canoe Guide
      Mountain Bike Trail Cycle leader
      Snow Sport Scotland Ski Instructor
      Single Pitch Climbing Instructor
      BASP First Aid

      Experience Read More

      I have spent most of my years guiding in Scotland but I have also guided regularly in Australia and lived and worked over there as a guide for nearly three years.  I have also guided in the USA and of course guided in the South West of England.  Personally I have been fortunate to have wandered most of the UK, some time in Africa and Asia and bits in Europe.

      Biggest Adventure Read More

      I’m currently on that right now with my three daughters.  They are now of an age where our adventures can be truly challenging and though I have done many trips that have been ‘challenging’, ‘dangerous’, ‘ardious’ and for ‘exstensive periods of time’ my biggest adventures have been with my three girls as I share their first steps into Scotland’s wilderness.

      Specialist Subject Read More

      I would like to think it would be local folk lore and legend but my friends like to tease me that I am bit of geek when it comes to technical knowledge of my trade.  I have to know how something works and why it is useful.

      Publications Read More

      I appear in a few guides with first ascents on rock and river.  I have been in Trail a couple of times as a feature and appeared on Radio Scotland Outdoors shows.

      Book a trip with Chris

      Trip / Departure Availability Status Price Book
      Sea Kayaking – The Scottish Highlands
      13th Sep - 18th Sep 2020
      7 place(s) left UNCONFIRMED £1,395 Book Now

      Make Trip Private

      Sometimes it's nice to get family and friends together and travel privately for some quality time. This means you benefit from all the features of the group departure, including hand-picked accommodation and expert local guides and we'll take care of it all. Then you can make your choice of departures dates and we'll get back to you to finalise the details.

      We work together with our team of guides to decide which departures they lead each year. As part of that, guides provide available dates that they are free to be booked. This means that any of the dates you see in the first field of the form below, could be perfect for your private departure or customised tour.

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