About This Guide

James Parker is an experienced ski mountaineer, sea kayaker and has worked in medicine for most of his career and is now a retired hospital consultant in oral surgery and holds a UIAA, IKAR ISMM UK diploma in mountain medicine .
James has paddled extensively in Cornwall, Wales and along the west coast of Scotland and has led a six day expedition in Turkey

Advanced Guide Modules Passed

Advanced Guide Observation
Advanced Leadership
Advanced Planning
Advanced Skills
Coaching

Coastal Guide Modules Passed

Coastal Guide Observation
Coastal Leadership
BC 4* Training
Coastal Planning
BC CNTP ISKGA Coastal Planning
Coastal Skills
BC Sea Kayak Leader (Assessed)
Expedition Skills
First Aid
Food Hygene

Generic Modules Passed

Incident Management
ISKGA Incident Management
Paddling in ice

Sea Kayaking Fundamentals Modules Passed

Sea Survival
ISKGA Sea Survival
VHF license
WFR

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