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    Janek Mamino

    Happy| Irish | Guy

    Mini Bio

    As a teenager, I was very interested in travel and being physically active. By seeking out experiences that met these interests I found my way into a lifestyle of outdoor adventure and expeditions. I have spent most of my working life trying to become an outdoor educator and have been privileged to hold numerous roles in the UK and internationally that provided me with this opportunity. I focus my time on sea kayaking and hiking as they are a great mix of my preferences of self-sufficiency, simplicity and situatedness.

    Place to Play

    Innerleithen or Torridon for mountain biking. Anglesey or Western Scotland for sea kayaking. I really enjoy the changeable weather in Scotland, no matter what is going on the land here is always dramatic and atmospheric.

    Not a lot of people know this

    Inuits would decide the width of their kayak by placing two fingers either side of their hips. This is a lot narrower than many modern designs.

    Qualifications Read More
    • Summer Mountain Leader
    • Rock Climbing Instructor
    • First Aid
    • Canoe Leader
    • White water Kayak Leader
    • BSc. Outdoor Studies and Sports
    Experience Read More

    The majority of my experience has been leading extended expeditions in remote locations such as traversing sections of the Rocky Mountains or sea kayaking sections of the Baja Peninsula.

    Biggest Adventure Read More

    Travelling across France by train in order to begin a climbing trip in the Alps. I always thought mountain weather was dramatic and quick to change, then I experienced SNCF.

    Specialist Subject Read More

    Education, with a focus on philosophical first principles and environmental philosophy.

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