Chris is simply one of the most experienced and best white water and paddling coaches in Scotland. He guides on all standards of Scottish rivers, and also in open canoe and sea kayak. He also holds the Mountaineering Instructor Certificate and European Mountain Leader Award and will coach on the mountains, rock, snow and ice, including ice climbing and XC skiing in Norway
Guiding or coaching is available for one day, or more, and for multi day trips and tours.
He runs BCU Star training and assessments 1 through 5 and also WWSR & AWWSR courses. He holds BCU Level 5 Coach Award, A5 Assessor.
Chris is based in Glenmoriston, Scotland, within easy reach of some of Scotland’s finest rivers, coastlines and mountains. He also has a base at Cashmere in the Washington Cascades, USA, from where he paddles the Cascades, Idaho, Oregon, California and BC
Chris has run most of the major rivers in Nepal. He founded and runs an educational charity there called www.nepalschoolstrust.org.uk.
He occasionally runs treks and multi activity trips that help raise funds for the charity and include visits to the village district where the charity works. Contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in the work of the Trust, or going to Nepal with him and seeing it for yourself.
Chris on the River Garry