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July 12th: midway through a three week ISO assignment in the Java Sea. The fast crew boat is backing in to pick me up off an anchor handling supply vessel to take me ashore – cncentration needed for these night time ship to ship transfers! I’ve been working with some fantastic crews this week.Read More →

Course Feedback: Greatest strengths: 1. The bad weather was ordered for Day 3 made for good training 2. Easy going with no rush to complete tasks – poor weather 3. Excellent instruction 4. Very practical and gets you to repeat core skills. 5. The experience of the trainer 6. Shared learning in small groups 7. Developmental learning approach 8. Individual areas for development identified and catered for within group situation Could have been improved by: 1. Hearing and being heard on the mountain can be an issue (I’m deaf in one ear so it became awkward a couple of times) 2. A bit more informationRead More →

June 5th – 8th: 6 candidates completed the course yesterday and were a pleasure to work with. I look forward to seeing them later in the year for Assessment! There is one place remaining on the course which starts next week on June 14th. September 17th is the course after June.Read More →

Manali-Leh Cycling Expedition The Manali to Leh cycle expedition is one of the best biking zones in the entire Northen India. Offering high altitude trails with mountain, crossing five high altitude motorable passes including one the world’s highest. Each one is unique in its own right. BaraLacha La, is one of the most winding, Naki La and Lachung La are like twin brothers standing tall next to one another, Rohtang Pass is the most unpredictable and moody of them all, and last but certainly not least is the toughest to cross, is Tanglang La. Not for the faint hearted, this is a once in aRead More →

SESAR EXPEDITION is run by my good friend Rigzin Tsewang and based in Leh, the capital of Ladakh. I’ve worked with Rigzin on a number of occasions and find him to be an extremely confident and professional outdoor activity provider. I can put those who are potentially interested in direct contact with Rigzin.Read More →