about us

adventurelifelinks is a highly motivated outdoor coaching and guiding company that is wholly dedicated to the clients needs.

Through our wide selection of activities we offer the opportunity for individuals and groups to experience a connection with natures great outdoors in a safe and enjoyable environment at a level and pace that suits your needs and requirements.

We pride ourselves on our professionalism which has been built up over years of worldwide experience ranging from guiding trips in South and Central America, Asia and Europe to Sea kayaking Canada and Alaska’s remote temperate islands, or, big wall climbing expeditions on the granite gods of Yosemite in California.

Let us help you discover yourselves in natures great playground by simply browsing through our website to find that next link along the path of an adventurous life that may lead you to something or someone that you never knew existed but has always been there waiting to be found.

Jen Dickinson (APIOL)

Jenny DickinsonJen has been working professionally in the outdoors for over 15 years. From an early age a passion for kayaking led to trips into the mountains, and to local climbing crags.

Her outdoor career began in a centre in Shropshire, and led to a range of interesting and varied positions around the UK and Europe. Settling into the Scottish Highlands for a while the world of freelance offered work in a variety of fields, including centre work with children, charity events, city youth development, guiding trips and expeditions around the world as well as adventure training in the Alps.

More recently Jen has taken on the challenge of management development training, and running adventurelifelinks whilst continuing to develop her coaching skills in canoeing and skiing.

With experience of guiding expeditions in Central and Southern America, Asia and Europe she finds an ever growing passion for nature, and is in her element when out on the water or exploring up in the mountains.

An International Mountain Leader, Jen is also a BCU/UKCC tutor, Aspirant L5 coach in Open Canoe, L3 in Inland and Sea kayaking, and a BASI Alpine and Telemark Ski Instructor.

Jen is an Accredited Practitioner for the Institute of Outdoor Learning, and an NLP practitioner.

Simon Conroy

Simon ConroyOriginally from Cornwall Si has enjoyed sport from tennis at 12 years old through to climbing today in his 40's. Completing 22 years service in the Royal Marines, Si was a Physical Training Instructor for the majority of his time served, completing service as a Warrant Officer.

A successful gymnast, his talents range from organising and running climbing expeditions in Yosemite to winter skills in the Alps, kayaking and the odd spot of surfing of the Cornish and Devonshire coasts.

More recently Si has taken his years of Norwegian skiing experiences and developed as a BASI Alpine and Telemark Ski Instructor, but, is often found off-piste or touring in the more remote back country when possible.

A keen climber and mountaineer, he has climbed numerous peaks in Europe spending many working days teaching mountain skills, summer and winter.

Also an Open Canoeist, enjoying the calm flat waters alongside the thrill of the Whitewater, Si has found another way to expedition and develop a connection with nature whilst working towards BCU/UKCC qualifications.

In the mountains, Si has a wealth of experience on snow, glaciers and rock holding many military qualifications. Now working as a civilian holding Winter Mountain Leader and International Mountain Leader, he is currently preparing for his Mountain Instructors Award (MIA) assessment.