About This Guide

Myles is  primarily a sea paddler and open boater, both personally and professionally, although white water and surf for fun from time to time.

He is passionate about sea kayak & canoe expeditioning and has paddled in many locations from Antarctic Peninsula, Greenland, Baffin Island, Norway, Sweden, Austria, France, Canada, Madagascar, New Zealand, West and East coast USA as well as extensively in his  home waters of Scotland.

Myles is definitely a guide first and foremost and a coach second. Although he enjoy’s coaching, it is only part of the offer he provides. He believes in the potential for transformative adventure travel experiences – ‘trips of a lifetime’ This informs both his practice as a guide, as well as, the guide training and standards work that he is  involved in in the UK and internationally.

Myles is the Head of Guides & Training for Wilderness Scotland an award winning adventure travel company based in Aviemore.

Advanced Guide Modules Passed

Advanced Guide Observation
Advanced Leadership
BCU 5* Sea
Advanced Planning
BCU Open Water Navigation
Advanced Skills
BCU 5* Sea
Coaching
BCU Level 4 Sea Coach

Coastal Guide Modules Passed

Coastal Guide Observation
Coastal Leadership
BCU 4* Sea
Coastal Planning
BCU Coastal Navigation and Planning (Provider)
Coastal Skills
BCU 4* Sea ( Provider )
Expedition Skills
First Aid
BASP 2 day Outdoor First Aid
Food Hygene

Generic Modules Passed

Incident Management
Paddling in ice

Sea Kayaking Fundamentals Modules Passed

Sea Survival
VHF license
Yes

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