Alan Halewood

alan halewood 2Alan is a former Naval officer who holds the Mountaineering Instructor Certificate and the International Mountain Leader award as well as a First class Honours Degree in Outdoor Education in the Community. He is a provider of the Single Pitch Award, the Climbing Wall Award and the Climbing Wall Leading Award as part of his own business: ClimbWhenYoureReady and works on the full range of Mountain leader Training Qualifications as an Associate Instructor at SportScotland's National Mountaineering Centre Glenmore Lodge.  He is also a trainer for The Association of Mountaineering Instructors and provides fundamentals of climbing workshops for climbing coaches on the behalf of the Mountaineering Council of Scotland.


Alan is an enthusiastic climber both in summer and winter at home and on expeditions to locations ranging from Greenland to Antarctica and Afghanistan to Mongolia. Whether its hillwalking, mountaineering or climbing he loves to spend time introducing people to the skills to enjoy and discover the British mountains and crags.