Andy Mallinson owns and runs Mountain Summits. With a B.Ed in Outdoor Education, Andy has over thirty years experience as an active participant, instructor, guide and mentor in the mountains. Along with extensive mountaineering in the UK, Andy has done multiple seasons in the European Alps, and expeditions to North Africa, India & Nepal. Andy has also worked at a number of outdoor centres and was most recently an ice climbing instructor at Snow Factor. He is a member of the Mountaineering Council of Scotland and the JMCS. He holds an HSE approved Mountain First Aid qualification and is a fully qualified member of Mountain Training. Mountain Summits is also an approved course provider for the National Navigation Award Scheme