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Our core team of instructors are passionate climbers, experienced guides and highly qualified trainers.  Each of them brings years of specialist climbing experience to the school, from long, remote adventure routes and the mysterious art of off-width climbing to delicate sandstone face climbing and powerful bouldering.

They are also Blue Mountains locals, rescue specialists, seasoned adventurers, storytellers and master tea-brewers.

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Marty Doolan

Instructor

Marty has been guiding climbing since 2007 and has climbed extensively across Australia. His climbing adventures have also taken him to . . .

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Marty Beare

Instructor

Marty spent over 30 years as an outdoor instructor and mountain guide in New Zealand and Europe before recently shifting to Australia. Since his arrival here . . .

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Alex Forwell

Instructor

As a lanky, awkward teenage boy afraid of heights, Alex never would have imagined that he would one day be in his element on a cliff face. Now it is where he finds his focus and experiences constant growth and discovery . .

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Hugh Ward

Instructor

Hugh was introduced to climbing by his parents, who were climbers back when ‘sex was safe and climbing was dangerous’ . . .

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Hugh Sutherland

Instructor

Hugh started climbing in 2010 in the Blue Mountains and has spent a lot of time seeking out more “adventurous routes”. . .

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Nina Gallo

Instructor

Nina is a climbing instructor, guide and communications professional whose love for climbing has been informing and compromising her life choices since she started climbing in 2006 . . .

From time to time we also like to work with these talented individuals:

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Caro Ryan

Instructor

Not raised in an outdoorsy family, Caro discovered her inner Famous Five adventure gland in her early twenties when she joined the Sydney Bush Walkers Club and her life changed forever. Her new tribe introduced her to the possibilities and adventures that were available in the great Aussie bush, especially the ones that involved exploration, discovery and a good dose of, ‘I wonder where that goes?’ ……

Last updated: February 2019