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Philip Poole is an IFMGA International Mountain Guide with a wealth of experience gained from expeditions to some of the most exciting and remote regions of the world. This is your guarantee that you will be in the safest of hands, with the highest possible standards of skill and professionalism.

Philip has been climbing, canoeing, caving and skiing for over 35 years and has instructional qualifications in all those disciplines. He has climbed in many parts of the world, including Africa, North America, Peru, the Arctic, Antarctica, Japan and the Alps. He has also worked for two summer seasons for the British Antarctic Survey as a field guide and he has been a member of the British Mountain Guides and an IFMGA Mountain Guide since 1989, running Alpine ski tours, climbs and treks. He was also a member of the British Mountain Guides Training Committee from 1996 - 2003 and ran the summer training scheme for new candidates to the Association during that time.

He currently offers rock and ice climbing courses, expeditions to the east coast of Greenland for unclimbed peaks and the highest summit in the Arctic Circle, Alpine ski tours, canyoning and via ferrata courses. He is a B.A.S.I. qualified ski instructor, with over twenty years experience.

He is a founder member of Eclipse and also works for Impact International as International Safety Advisor, advising on outdoor safety systems, training staff and assessing competence.

To visit Phil's website please click here.

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