Phill has been an active mountaineer for over 40 years. During that time he has completed the Winter Mountain Climbing Instructor (WMCI) qualification and the British Mountain Guides scheme (IFMGA) which qualifies him for all aspects of mountaineering activities world wide.

Phill is a qualified teacher and has worked for private and Local Education based centres throughout the country on an instructional basis and as a technical expert.

Based in Snowdonia, he now specialises in providing National Governing Body Awards for Summer Mountain Leader (ML) Rock Climbing Instructor (RCI) and Hill & Moorland (HML)

Phill’s personal mountaineering has taken him to America, Canada, Norway, New Zealand and Europe. His work has taken him to the Alps, Europe, Norway and Baffin Island.