We are a small team of talented mountain professionals with a wide range of skills and experience. We love what we do, and we do it with passion. We look forward to working with you.

Paul Reeve

Director / Expedition Leader

Paul is the owner of Sky Blue Adventures, a company he started in 2012.

Paul is an experienced mountaineer who holds the UK Summer Mountain Leader Award. At present Paul is also an Aspirant International Mountain Leader and  began the training scheme in 2017.

He has been an active hill walker, backpacker and mountain biker for the past 30 years and has walked and led expeditions  in various parts of  the world including UK, Ireland, Norway, The Alps, Morocco, Tanzania, USA, Australia, New Zealand, Peru,Nepal,Borneo,Japan.

Mark Daniel

UK Operations Director/Expedition Leader

Mark is a highly experienced Senior Outdoor Learning Instructor and Expedition Leader. As a former head of Warwickshire County Council Outdoor Education centre he brings over 30 years experience of instructing at the highest level on Land and Water. Mark holds instructing qualifications in Mountaineering, Canoe/Kayaking, Mountain Biking and Powerboating.

Will Close-Ash

Expedition Leader

I hold the highest international mountain qualification called IML (International Mountain Leader) and the highest award for leading groups in the winter in the UK, the Winter Mountain Leader. In 2008 I was awarded the Life Saving Medal of the Order of St John for leading an expedition which rescued 7 Belgian climbers from a peak in the Pyrenees.

I am an approved trainer for the Royal Geographical Society’s Off-Site Safety Management Course and an AAP for Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Expeditions.

Ian Coward

Ian is an International Mountain Leader who has led groups of all ages in the UK and Europe since 2008. Journeys have included Everest Base Camp, The Tour De Mont Blanc and Wainwrights’ Coast to Coast. In 2017, he left a corporate career in Management Consulting with experience and skills of Managing People, Communications, Facilitation, Planning and Problem Solving to now lead walks and treks around the world. Ian has a particular interest in Young Peoples’ personal development typically supporting the Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme.

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