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Jim has never found it difficult to dream about adventures, whether at night when asleep or with his eyes open wide. This approach has taken him all over the Scottish Highlands where he grew up; Spain, the Alps, the Southwest of the US by hiking, climbing, skiing and more recently by bike. He is a qualified Winter Mountaineering & Climbing Instructor and also holds the Mountain Bike Leader award.

Jim has taken a break from directing nineonesix-guiding to return to full time teaching at his local high school in the spectacular Cairngorm National Park. This means more time with his family and to have even more time for adventures of his own. He is a member of the ambassador team for Six Moon Designs who produce high quality, lightweight shelters, backpacks and camping equipment. You can find out what he has been up to on his blog here.

At times Jim is available to guide on a freelance basis, this autumn and next spring he will be offering all inclusive guided bikepacking weekends from here in Grantown on Spey. Please get in touch using the email or mobile number above if you are interested.