"A true adventurer with a great story to tell. Es follows in the best British tradition of exciting, innovative, exploratory mountaineering and his lecture is a wonderful antidote to telly celebrity culture."

Stephen Venebles - first ascentionist of the Kangshung face of Everest. First British ascent of Everest without oxygen.

"One of my favourite climbing talks to date. Fantastic photos. Great manner when he was talking - interesting and exciting without being over the top."

Lucy McNee

"Informative and funny, exciting and down-to-earth all rolled into one. I also liked your ability to make something funny as well as poignant and your ability to be honest yet humerous about the stonger and weaker points of both yourself and fellow climbers."

Jean Moffat

I'm available to do lectures on any or a mixture of the following topics:

Divine Retribution Godfather 5

Cutting edge Scottish winter

Hard new routes and repeats on Scotland's biggest and baddest cliffs!

Kyzyl Asker southeast face Border Control

New routes in Kyrgyzstan

Two expeditions to the Western Kokshaal Tau resulting in five world class new routes.


El Cap big walls

I've climbed four El Cap big walls, up to new wave A4 aiding.

Inn pin downclimb

Adventure running

Cuillin ridge traverse record, Scottish Island Peaks race, Defi de L'Oisans.

Summit ridge 2

European Alps

Classic hard routes in the Alps including the north face of the Eiger.


Please contact me to discuss content and prices for any lectures.