There are not many people based in the UK with the experience that Di has when it comes to climbing big mountains. Di's experience as Guide and Expedition Leader on numerous expeditions including Everest, K2, Cho Oyu and Manaslu can help you achieve your expedition dream.


We are based in the Cairngorm National Park but will happily change location depending on your needs.

Who can come

Anyone who has aspirations for climbing expedition peaks.

Why will it help me

The Scottish winter season is, without doubt, one of the best training environments there is across the globe. She provides an excellent opportunity to test and try equipment and flag up any potential problems before you head out on expedition.

How do I apply

Complete one of our online booking forms.

Once you receive confirmation from Di you will be sent final details.


Please contact us if you would like to arrange dates.


£220.00 for a 1:1 ratio.

This price is for instruction and equipment only.


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What will we look at

This really does depend on what your needs are and are impossible to pin down.

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