Wilderness Guide Training Programme – Alumni

Wilderness Guide Training Programme - Coastal Group (May 2012). Credit: Bob Kinnaird

Wilderness Guide Training Programme – Coastal Group (May 2012). Credit: Bob Kinnaird

The Wilderness Guide Training Programme is run each year for guides already working in the sector and who are looking to validate and improve their existing knowledge. Participants have two years to complete the course.

On completion, participants receive a certificate to confirm their award, together with use of the Wilderness Guide Training Programme logo. All guides who have been through the programme are listed below. They are all freelance operators so please contact them directly to enquire about their services.

List of the guides who have successfully completed the programme:

Name Scottish Regions Activities Qualified to Guide Year of Award Contact
Kirsty Chuchla Across Scotland Hill walking (summer & winter) 2011 Email here
Dave Watson Scotland & International (Aegean Sea, Greece) Sea kayak (guiding & coaching) 2011 Email here
Carron McKellar 2011
Roddy McDowell 2011
Steve Willis 2011
Craig Tweedie 2011
Lorraine McCall 2011
John Ormiston 2011
Peter Varley 2012
Bob Kinnaird 2012
Tim Francis 2013
Stefanie Lauer 2012
Ian Macleod Highlands  Wildlife 2013 Email here
Sally Gregory Clyde & West Scotland Sailing and Paddlesports 2013 Email here
Anna Boardman 2013
Howard Jeffs UK and Worldwide Mountaineering, Canoeing & Kayaking, Sailing 2013 Email here
Kevin Maule 2013
Riccardo Catalano 2013
Shirley Jeffs UK Wide Summer walking, specialist in Adventure Therapy, APIOL 2013 Email here
Susan Nicol 2013
Dominique Rolland Scotland & Belgium 2014 Email here
Glen Cousquer Scotland, Morocco & France 2014 Email here
Mattias Altin UK & Worldwide Sea kayaking 2014 Email here
Cory Jones Scotland & Worldwide. Wildlife, Sea Kayaking, Mountain Walking. 2015  Email here

You can contact the guides by clicking on the ‘Email Here’ link.