"I have used Aled as a Technical Adviser for a climbing wall I managed in a large sports college. Aled did a great job in supporting my role as climbing wall manager, and in guiding me in the development of the facility and the sessions ran there. "

Graham Little, Head of Outdoor Learning, Waterloo Primary School.

"Aled has been working with me to provide me guidance, and technical advice for ghyll scrambling activities. His years of experience and depth of knowledge has given me the skills and confidence to safely run adventurous activities."

Technical Advice and Consultancy

Tel: 07824440395


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Through a combination of qualifications and experience, Aled Butler of abmountains.co.uk is ideally placed to offer Technical Advice and Consultancy services to schools, colleges and other organisations on Mountain and Climbing related activities. 

I am currently engaged by a number of organisations to advise on, for example, developing outdoor provision for schools, D of E expeditions, using indoor climbing walls, ghyll scrambling / gorge walking, and staff training. 


  • BA (Hons.) Business and Outdoor Recreation
  • Mountaineering Instructor Award
  • Winter Mountain Leader
  • Summer Mountain Leader
  • Single Pitch Award

Guided Mountain, Hill and Fell walking, and mountain skills training courses in the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales


  • 20+ years experience of working in Outdoor Education
  • Designated Technical Advisor for a number of organisations
  • Previous Head of Centre for Lancashire County Council
  • Previously on the LCC Educational Visits Approval team