Dave Pritt is the Director of Adventure Peaks. With over 30 years of mountaineering feats, he is a very experienced high altitude mountaineer who has led expeditions to K2, Broad Peak and five Everest expeditions. Dave has completed the 7 summits, led an expedition to Ski the South Pole Last Degree, Satopanth in India and in 2007 he guided Ian McKeever to break the world record for the seven summits in 156 days. He is lucky enough to have climbed on the majority of our advertised peaks, but the Tien Shan remains his favourite destination.
Stu Peacock is a very experienced high altitude mountaineer who has been to the Summit of Everest three times, Broad Peak, Cho Oyu and climbed on K2. His other expeditions include: Manaslu, Ama Dablam, Peak Lenin, Aconcagua, Khan Tengri, Tien Shan Unclimbed, Alpamayo, Bolivian Peaks, Spantik, Elbrus and Kilimanjaro. He not only leads expeditions but is also responsible for our IT systems and Expedition programmes. Stu has climbed over 8000m a total of 7 times and the first Brit to summit Everest via the North Ridge 3 times.
Carrie has traveled on many of our expeditions before finally joining Adventure Peaks where she is the Human Resources Manager and co-manages the Marmot Store. She is happy to give information on what kit to take on expeditions and you may even find her leading your expedition.
Adam Coles manages the Expedition shop, is our clothing buyer and oversees footwear buying. Adam also advises on the technical gear for clients on worldwide expeditions or those coming to the Lake District for a taste of the outdoors whatever the time of year. He is a keen Winter climber and also enjoys long scrambling routes during the Summer months. Adam has climbed in the Alps and Scotland in winter and also climbed Kilimanjaro.
Mark Dobie is based in our Expedition Store and likes nothing more than talking about the kit, treks and expeditions we sell. In his spare time he enjoys walking, climbing and dreaming about the next big trip.
You may occasionally see Chris in the Adventure Peaks Shop but his main responsibility is running our children’s shop www.littlewalkers.co.uk Chris joins us with a wealth of outdoor retail experience and is a keen walker.
Maddy White enjoys walking and is responsible for our Accounts and Administration.
George Hayton-Hines is our Deputy manager at Ambleside Climbing Wall. An avid climber who enjoys nothing more than spending his days clinging to rock faces by the tips of his fingers. His favourite area to climb in is the Lake District with its wide variety of crags and amazing views, but he has also been seen climbing in the peaks and many other of the fantastic climbing spots rich in crags around the UK. He can usually be found in our bouldering room trying to solve one of his own manically set problems!