Irene was a teacher for over 20 years and is an experienced leader in the outdoors. She has facilitated and led groups on expeditions in Europe and further afield with an emphasis on personal development/group dynamics in the outdoors. She practices as a counsellor and delivers outdoors experiential courses for leadership qualifications. She is an Accredited Assessor for D of E’s Award, and SML, TCL trained.
Ally is an International Mountain Leader,Scottish Summer/Winter Mountain Leader and has led groups in Scotland, Europe, South America and Africa. Formerly a geography teacher and head teacher in Orkney with over 30 years teaching experience, Ally has run Basic Expedition Leader courses for Orkney Islands Council. He was also a member of the Outdoor Education Steering Group. He has completed all the Munros at least once! Ally is also an Accredited Assessor for D of E’s Award.
Together we hold an AALA licence and were the first AAP in Scotland for Duke of Edinburgh’s Award.