About Us

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Our Team

Ready to make your holiday dream real

We want to make it fun, to make it the best holiday it can be! We will craft the experience around your needs and expectations. Before your trip we will be working hard to make it run as smoothly as possible to exceed expectations

Anne Arran - Co-Founder & owner

Anne is a former British Climbing Champion and since then has climbed or organised ground breaking expeditions in over 30 countries around the world. She represents the UK on the UIAA www.theuiaa.org She is a qualified international mountain leader and President of BAIML, the association for British IML's.

Richard Prime

Richard helps us on logistics and transport with large groups putting his RAF background to good use. He is also a keen bird watcher and runs bird watching holidays. He has a wealth of information on mountain wildlife.

Our Partners & Experts 

We have gathered together a team of the best people in their field, to help us make your experience the best possible.

 Christel Langeveld

"My free spirit has led me to wonderful places all over the world, connect with the most fantastic people, explore the wilds and gain the most fantastic experiences.Over the last 20 years I have worked in a multitude of countries with a large variety of clients and am a practitioner in holistic therapies. Languages are a passion and you can talk to me in Spanish, German, French, Dutch, Basque and English!  

Shane Ohly - Train Running Advisor

Shane is a former professional climber and current elite mountain runner. He is someone who has a lifelong passion for adventures in the mountains and the outdoors. He has won the prestigious elite category of the Original Mountain Marathon OMM. He  runs Ourea Events which organises highly credible off road running events. www.shaneohly.com   

Heather Ohly - Nutrition Advisor

Heather is  a registered Nutrionist and is currently researching into nutrition strategies and energy balance in ultra-endurance mountain runners.  She gained a MMedSci, Human Nutrition at University of Sheffield and is a keen runner and recently qualified as an international mountain leader.   

Ruth Jenkins 

Ruth was the first woman climber in the UK to climb the grade of 8b and the fourth woman in the world. She has 18 years experience as a climbing and outdoor instructor, is an International Mountain Leader and has climbed 6000m peaks. Work as a stuntwoman with appearances in Inception, Harry Potter and Bat Man.

Other guides and leaders include Dan Andrew and Ken Storer from Aspire2Summit 



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Making your adventure!

We are flexible! 

We cater for ... 

  • Charity challenges
  • Adventurous small groups who would love to emerse themselves in a real life European escape story (The Freedom Trail, France Kalymnos - Greece, Spain and Andorra, Balkan escapes.) 
  • Anyone who loves a stunning location, historical interest, likes a personal touch and to input to the itinerary on accomodation & style - we listen! 
  • Fund raising trips for businesses and their teams

On these trips you will experience a story, facinating real life tales of escape. Get ready to achieve something incredible!  

We are more than happy to tailor the experience to your needs depending on levels of support for transporting kit etc. and accommodation styles to fit most budgets.

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Why us & where we go?

Specialist expertise

  • We offer first-hand experience to every destination 
  • Only the best guides and local partners used 
  • All holidays & challenges designed to suit individual needs - your experience comes first 

Fully protected

  • 24/7 emergency contact
  • We hold tour operator insurance with Campbell and Irvine and payment protection with IPP London
  • As well as offering holidays and challenges directly we also happy to partner 3 large UK tour operators  who trust us to deliver all ground support logistics and safe trips on the  Freedom Trail route 

Local provider for 3 large UK Tour operators

  • Despite being only 3 years old we feel happy to be trusted by 3 large tour operators as local ground operator. We welcome new contacts from poeple inspired by our ideas and trips! 

Where we go?

French Pyrenees, Spain Costa Brava and Vermillion coast, Andorra, Greece, Balkans, Jordan, Venezuela

Types of trip

  • Charity challenges, coastal and mountain
  • Historical and cross boarder treks
  • Snowshoeing
  • The trail running alternative
  • Nature trails, treks