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About Ian

Ian Winterburn has been in walking and climbing for over 36 years. Using the wealth of knowledge and experience gained over that time he first started instructing over 16 years ago. He’s climbed and trekked throughout Europe and Africa climbing Mont Blanc twice and Mt Kilimanjaro.

Ian Winterburn - Outward Bound Instructor

Having climbed 279 Munros in Scotland and completed the Bob Graham round (42 Lakeland mountains in 24 hours), Ian has plenty of experience and fitness to help you discover your own goals.

Woodhead Mountain Rescue Team

He’s been a member of the Woodhead Mountain Rescue Team for over 8 years recently being awarded the Queens Diamond Jubilee Medal.

As a runner he competes for Dark Peak Fell runners and is often seen running and guiding in the hills around the Peak District.

Ian sits on the FRA committee, the national Governing Body for fell running.

For many years Ian raced Dinghies and sailed in 5 European and 7 National Championships.

Member of the Mountain Leader Training Association.

Holder of the Mountain Rescue Casualty Care first aid certificate

Duke of Edinburgh Gold assessor.

Provider of National Navigation Award Scheme

Fully insured and CRB checked.