Peter Challiss is a qualified Mountain Leader since 2002 and this qualification enables him to lead groups over all the UK including camping. He has worked as a Dartmoor National Park guide since 2001 in both summer and winter, covering a wide variety of moorland walks for the public as well as for English and Foreign school groups. He has led groups on the Lych Way walk, the Abbots Way Walk and many six-hour day walks. Peter is also a Ten Tors manager and for the last 16 years running a 35, 45, & 55 mile teams locally in West Devon.
Whilst not walking on Dartmoor he enjoys walking in Cornwall, the Brecon Beacons, West Wales and occasionally further afield, on the long distance paths in France. For the last 5 years he has spent a month each summer leading school groups abroad and has visited, Chile, Borneo, Ecuador, India and Madagascar. He is also a member of the Tavistock & District Outdoor Education Forum that provides over 3,000 sessions of outdoor activities for young people. He is also the coordinator for the annual 23 mile Abbots Way Walk from Buckfast Abbey to Tavistock, always held on the 1st Sunday in October which reaches its 50th anniversary on October 7th 2012.
He is qualified in outdoor first aid, fully insured and CRB checked. He is, married and has lived near Dartmoor for over 25 years.