The Adventure Peaks Team

Dave Pritt

Managing Director

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

Logistics Manager

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, Korzhenevskaya, 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 was the first Brit to summit Everest via the North Ridge 3 times.

Carrie Gibson

Expedition Logistics

Carrie has travelled on many of our expeditions and has been to the summit of Everest, as well as being the first British woman to reach the summit of Himlung Himal. Other expeditions include: Denali, Ama Dablam, Aconcagua, Ojos del Salado, Elbrus, Kilimanjaro, Mount Kenya, Mera & Island Peak, Lobuche, Chapayev and Tien Shan Unclimbed Peaks. She has also trekked the Inca Trail and in Ladakh's Marka Valley.

Alice Chivers

Trek & Schools Logistics

Alice has travelled extensively including trekking in Nepal, Morocco, Tanzania, South Africa and Peru. She is a keen rock climber and mountain biker and loves to be out in the Lakes whenever she can. Alice organises our Treks and Alpine Courses, and is responsible for all of our School groups.

Chris Mothersdale

Trek & Schools Logistics

Chris is a very experienced climber and mountaineer who followed the ‘traditional’ approach to mountaineering starting walking and climbing in his early teens which soon extended into the greater ranges. He loves being in the mountains and exploring new ranges and has climbed in Northern India putting up 2 new routes on remote peaks, summitted Everest and has attempted K2 and Broad Peak in Pakistan. Chris has spent time climbing in Bolivia, Africa, the Caucasus, the Tien Shan and Khan Tengri as well as Peak Lenin. He has been lucky enough to climb on Mount Vinson in Antarctica. Chris has climbed 50 of the highest mountains in the European Alps, with the Chamonix Aiguille his favourite location.

George Hayton-Hines

Manager Ambleside Climbing Wall

George Hayton-Hines is the 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 of the other 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!

Adam Coles

Expedition Shop Manager & Buyer

Adam Coles manages the Expedition shop, is our clothing buyer, and advises our clients on technical gear whatever their goals. Adam is a keen winter climber, climbing in the Lake District, Scotland, and the Alps including the Matternorn, Eiger and Mont Blanc. He has also climbed Kilimanjaro.

Mark Dobie

Deputy Expedition shop manager

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.
Mark is footwear & equipment buyer within Adventure Peaks.