Adventure Unlimited is a small business based in the Peak District. We have been running Mountain Leader and Single Pitch Award (now Rock Climbing Instructor) courses since 2001.

We aim to provide enjoyable, high quality and professionally delivered training and assessment courses. Course Directors are Jules Barrett, Ian Loombe and Phil Baker who are all full members of the Association of Mountaineering Instructors with extensive mountaineering experience in the UK and abroad.

Ian Loombe has climbed extensively throughout Europe, Australia, Thailand, New Zealand, Hong Kong, the Alps and the Pyrenees. He has also spent 6 months cross country skiing in the Arctic Circle. Ian has been a professional mountaineering instructor for over fifteen years, and is a member of the Association of Mountaineering Instructors.

Jules Barrett is a mountaineering and caving instructor based in the Peak District and working throughout the mountain areas of the UK. Jules has fifteen years experience in the trade and has focused on mountain training for individuals, LEA centres, universities and the delivery of national governing body training and assessment courses. He holds the Cave Instructor Certificate and installs anchors on behalf of the British Caving Assocation.

Phil Baker has climbed and caved for 34 years all over the UK and Europe, and has been involved in instructing for over 25 years. He has climbed around the world including big walls in Yosemite and major summits such as Denali. Phil has also descended Krubera Cave in Abkahzia (currently the deepest cave in the world at -2196m). Phil is a trainer/assessor for the Cave Instructor Award. More about Phil here.



Adventure Unlimited have been associated with Arc'teryx since 2004. We continue to use a range of Arc'teryx equipment because Arc'teryx offer design, materials and quality of manufacture that is second to none.