After cutting his teeth on early rock climbing and mountaineering trips to Europe and the Yosemite Valley in California. Stuart then went on to explore adventurous and unclimbed routes around the world. In 2003 he was nominated for the prestigious Piolet d’Or Award for his new route in Alaska, he then went on to climb a new route on a huge 1,400m wall over 21 days on Baffin Island and then earlier in 2013 climbed Cerro Torre in Patagonia. We welcome Stuart to the ISM team.
Stuart McAleese IFMGA British Mountain Guide
Originally from Cumbria, Stuart now lives in Llanberis, North Wales. Previously he worked at Plas y Brenin as a senior instructor working on MIA and MIC training and assessment courses and is now one of our core team of guides.
Thanks for a fantastic week. It was really one of the best things I have ever done. I learned a lot during the week, not only about climbing technique, but also about attitude. Lachlan MacGregor · Bernese Oberland 4000ers