british association of mountain leaders



International Mountain Leader Michelle Smith recently caught up with the newly appointed BAIML Montane Test Team Member Stuart Ritchie: Born in Central Scotland, as a boy Stuart was never far from the mountains. However his passion to travel the world began when he joined the army and served for 16 years.  Stuart now runs an outdoor adventure company running activities in Scotland, the rest of the UK and Internationally. He is actively involved in the delivery of youth awards and is a provider and course director for Mountain Training UK. ... Read More


MONTANE Announce BAIML Test Team

As part of Montane’s commitment to develop outstanding clothing and equipment for the mountains, our product development programme has expanded to include a test team selected from members of Montane’s brand partner the British Association of International Mountain Leaders (BAIML). International Mountain Leaders travel the globe leading expeditions for both clients and their own love of adventure.  As such, the variety of disciplines they employ, and the range of environments they operate in, create immensely well rounded and competent outdoor operator. This means they know what they need to achieve... Read More