Who are More Adventure?

“We are passionate about helping people explore different places and themselves, through challenge and adventure”

Since 2010, More Adventure has provided high quality challenges and holidays to hundreds of people in various locations throughout the world. Each event is run by professional, experienced and friendly leaders that ensure that the highest levels of safety and enjoyment throughout.

Our aim is to offer safe, exciting, rewarding and fun adventures at reasonable prices. Here you can check out some case studies we have created.

Planning our trips

Our team of expert planning consultants ensure the highest quality of safety, accommodation, routes and other logistics in the most incredible destinations in the world. We also work alongside a number of hand-picked in-country agents that share a similar ethos on how to plan and run trips. They bring their in-country expertise and local knowledge to provide those extra touches that people remember forever.

Meet some of our leaders

More Adventure leaders are quite simply the best in the business and most are employed on a freelance basis at various points throughout the year. All of our leaders hold outdoor first aid qualifications, have vast experience leading groups in a variety of environments and are great fun to be around! Here are of some of them:

Tom Shooter

Specialities: Cycling & mountaineering
Favourite country: Nepal
Wouldn’t leave home without: Earplugs & Audible
The thing not many people know: He’s a qualified Geography teacher (but doesn’t wear elbow patches!)
Tom began working in the adventure travel industry in 2007 leading youth expeditions overseas, he has since guided on cycling and trekking expeditions throughout the world. Some of his journeys have included cycling from Adelaide to Brisbane unsupported, riding on horseback through the Mongolian Steppe, cycling through Vietnam and Cambodia, and skiing the Vallee Blanche. He’s guided on two wheels in the Alps, Pyrenees, the canals and cobbles of Belgium, U.S.A., Tuscany, the Dolomites, amongst many others.

Hannah Lock

Specialities: Mountaineering & mountain medicine
Favourite country: Wales!
Wouldn’t leave home without: Chocolate
The thing not many people know: I’m obsessed with my dog. Just kidding, everyone knows.
Hannah is an experienced mountaineer based on the edge of Snowdonia National Park. She is a British Emergency Medicine doctor and also works as an expedition doctor, specialising in high altitude. She has travelled extensively throughout the world for both work and pleasure, has undertaken numerous altitude research expeditions and teaches on the UK Diploma in Mountain Medicine. Hannah can usually be found climbing, cycling, running, swimming or skiing in her local mountains and lakes. Her personal website and blog is here.

Peter Whyley

Specialities: Cycling & mountaineering
Favourite country:  Yorkshire. Is that a country?
Wouldn’t leave home without:
The thing not many people know:
Based in Yorkshire, Peter is a highly experienced and qualified outdoor leader. An avid cyclist and climber, Peter has guided throughout the world on two feet, two wheels and even with two paddles!

Ben Coles

Specialities: Cycling
Favourite country: Switzerland
Wouldn’t leave home without: Protein
The thing not many people know: He used to work for Bear Grylls & is a qualified personal trainer
Ben began his career in adventure working at an exclusive ski resort in Switzerland where he rubbed shoulders with some of the most wealthy people in the world. He is an avid cyclist and has completed various famous routes including the Fred Whitton Challenge in the Lake District and the Etape du Tour.

Marcus Taylor

Specialities: Cycling
Favourite country:
Wouldn’t leave home without:
The thing not many people know:
Marcus is an extremely well-respected and qualified outdoor leader. He has led countless  cycling trips in addition to some pretty impressive self-supported rides throughout the world.

Andrew Pollard

Specialities: Cycling
Favourite country:
Wouldn’t leave home without:
The thing not many people know:

Mark Hendry

mark-hendry-profile Specialities: Mountaineering, Sea Kayaking
Favourite country: Chile is hard to beat
Wouldn’t leave home without: Considering my coffee options
The thing not many people know: Still enjoy Bird-watching
Mark has over 28 years’ experience as an instructor, combining work as a Seismic Mountaineer and Technical Advisor with instructing and guiding as an MIC. Mark has also led expeditions to South America, North and East Africa, Nepal, Tibet and Norway. He has climbed extensively in the Middle East and felt nervous and fallen off in over 40 countries. He cycles regularly and looks forward to the day when Mont Ventoux doesn’t hurt.

Dave Talbot

dave-talbot-profile Specialities: Rock climbing & mountaineering
Favourite country:  Wales
Wouldn’t leave home without:  A good pair of shoes
The thing not many people know:  I own a set of pan pipes
Dave is a keen cyclist, mountaineer, climber, skier, runner……almost anything that is fairly active Dave enjoys. He has travelled the world on personal and work adventures, has worked in the outdoor industry for 17 years, and still loves it as much as the day he started. Dave has been featured on television several times demonstrating outdoor skills to TV personalities and has extensive experience and certificated expertise in many disciplines.

Luke Maskew

luke-maskew-profile Specialities: Cycling
Favourite country:  England. In our quest for “sunshine”, we often forget the natural beauty of England.
Wouldn’t leave home without:  My keys, obviously.
The thing not many people know:  My ancestors originated from France, which ultimately makes me…
Currently training to be a lawyer, specialising in commercial property and intellectual property. I love nothing more than to vary my work by joining the More Adventure team. The satisfaction of helping a group reach their destinations is overwhelming making friends along the way.

Jon Gupta

jon-gupta-profile Specialities: Mountaineering & Overseas Expeditions
Favourite country:  Nepal
Wouldn’t leave home without:  Percy Pigs
The thing not many people know:
 Jon’s passion for expeditions and mountains started in 2005, age 18 whilst spending over 2 months living deep in the remote jungles of Belize. He has since organised, climbed, guided and summitted mountains on over 40 expeditions all over the world as well as across the UK in both Summer and Winter conditions.

Dave Hornby

dave-hornby-profile Specialities: Cycling
Favourite country:  Canada
Wouldn’t leave home without:  My homemade merino gilet
The thing not many people know:  I have an MBA
 Dave is a true outdoor enthusiast and can be found in a mountain/lake/river/ski run nowhere near you. He has competed in countless triathlons and cycling races, and also enjoys climbs in the UK and throughout the world.


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