Mike Thomas

Mike is a well known face in both Snowdonia in summer and Scotland in winter working with Plas y Brenin most of the time. This is his 3rd season working with Skye Guides. Modest and understated he exudes and instills confidence in his clients with a calm, good humoured nature.

Mike started climbing and mountaineering as a child with his dad then did a degree in  outdoor education at Charlotte Mason college in Ambleside.

Overseas he has had trips to Yosemite, Himalayas, Alps and India and moved to North Wales 2013 for the amazing trad climbing and started work for PyB. He has his MIC and plans to apply for British Mountain Guides course this spring.

Climbing Highlights:

Rock: New routing in the Bolivian Andes on perfect granite; Unicorn – Glencoe; The Pillar – Diabeg, Torridon

Ice/Mixed: Steall Falls  in Glen Nevis, for the novelty! Central Grooves – Glencoe

Cuillin: A stunning weather traverse in 2009 with my partner Keri.

 

Other Hobbies:

Fell running, kayaking and canoeing, slacklining, fires on the beach.

Food: Lemon cake

Films: Last of the Mohicans

Heroes: Doug Scott