I have been an outdoor enthusiast for 35 years, starting out rock climbing and mountaineering. I discovered mountain biking 30 years ago and have been on one ever since. I do venture onto road for training and have entered a few triathlons including the Big Ben Tri. I am passionate about leaving no trace and respecting the places I visit and travel through for future generations to enjoy.
I moved to Aviemore 2 years ago from the central belt of Scotland and often wonder why I didn’t do it years ago. The opportunities for doorstep adventures and micro adventure are endless.
Too many to mention but exploring Cairngorms by bike and the single track at Badaguish.
I was born in the QEII ….. the name of the hospital in Welwyn Garden City so yes I am English.
British Cycling Level 2 coach with DSUs in Mountain Bike and Cyclocross.
MBLA Trails cycle, mountain bike, expedition, night and winter leader.
Walking and climbing
Climbed 90 plus munros but none for a few years. Rock climbed to British grade 6b and ice climbed Grey Mares Tail and several routes on the Ben.
I have been a qualified cycling coach for 10 years and guide for 8 years.
Mountain biked for 30 years the last 10 years I have been doing a lot of mountain routes and more technical riding on Enduro style trails and down hill tracks. I have been a keen bike packer over the last few years and have run quite a few trips for adults and kids oh and made a film last year The Cairngorms are Calling. I have also road bike for training and have entered triathlons including half iron man distance like the Big Ben Tri. I have also ridden lots of sportives including the Fred Whitton
Cairngorm loop over 3 days.
Mountain biking and bikes in general.
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