Iain Peter

Director of the Adventure Activity Associates


Iain Peter was educated in Scotland and attended Strathclyde Universtiy.

Positions held in the field of outdoor education and training since 1978 have included:

  • Instructor Benmore OEC
  • Instructor Glenmore Lodge National Centre
  • Instructor International School of Mountaineering, Leysin, Switzerland
  • Training Administrator, British Mountaineering Council
  • Executive Secretary, United Kingdom Mountain Training Board
  • Chief Executive, Mountain Training Trust, Plas y Brenin
  • Director Adventure Activities Associates Ltd.

Other Professional and Voluntary Experience

  • Chair, North West Wales Outdoor Recreation Partnership
  • Represented NGB’s on AAIAC
  • Advisor to Welsh Assembly Government Sports Policy Unit
  • Active within BMC for over 16 years
  • Past member of AHOEC
  • Outdoor commercial consultant and advisor (Berghaus, Cheetham Bell etc.)
  • Expedition Guide on some of the world’s highest mountains
  • Extensive experience of working with the voluntary, private and public sectors.

Outdoor Qualifications and Experience

  • International Mountain Guide (UIAGM / IFMGA / IVBV)
  • Mountain Leader Winter Award
  • Involved in the setting of standards, training and assessment of candidates for ML, MIC, SPA, WGL and IML Awards • Qualified BASI ski instructor
  • Extensive world wide climbing and mountaineering experience with significant ascents in North and South America, Argentina, Pakistan, India, Nepal and Tibet
  • Member of Alpine Club, Scottish Mountaineering Club, Climbers Club


  • Co-author "Handbook of Climbing"
  • Contributor / presenter on various technical videos including "Winter Essentials" and “"The Complete Alpine Experience" Contributor to the "Good Skiing Guide".

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