About Us

The team that run Mountain and River Activities Ltd, are passionate about outdoor adventure activities, and the outdoor environment, we have a respect for the environment in which we live and work, with a minimal impact sustainable use environmental policy. 

The team at Mountain and River Activities  are made up of Ex-Military /Close protection security personnel / Ex- RAF Mountain rescue /Scuba diving instructors /Emergency first response instructors, all hold the relevant NGB awards for their field of operation. 

Jeff Calligan  Senior Instructor. 


Lead Instructor Bear Grylls Survival Academy 

Emergency First Aid ( Outdoor Pursuits 16 Hour First Aid Course ) 

Emergency First Aid  ( First Aid at Work Course Level 3 ) 


Jeff has over 30 years’ experience organising and leading treks to Mt Aconcagua, Mt Kilimanjaro Tanzania, Mt Toubkal Morocco, Mt Kinabalu Malaysia, Mont Blanc France, Via Ferrata Italian Dolomites Also Expeditions and Survival courses in Norway the Jungles of Malaysia, Australia’s Northern Territory, Daintree Rain Forest Queensland, Hinchinbrook Island   Qualified M L, SI Inland Kayaking, SI Sea Kayaking. Qualified in Exploration Medicine, Qualified Expedition Medic, other non-mountain related activities qualified Professional Rescue Diver, Professional Search and Recovery Diver, Master Scuba Diver, Professional Dive Master. 

We aim to provide high quality exciting and enjoyable outdoor experiences with safety paramount. 


Health & Safety 

Mountain and River Activities aim to provide the highest safety standards for our clients and employees involved in adventurous outdoor activities. Outdoor adventure activities involve an element of risk; it is recognised that this is necessary to provide an appropriate level of challenge and through skilful management, it can stimulate and encourage personal and social development. However, safety is of paramount importance, and Mountain and River Activities ensures that the level of risk is acceptable in order to maintain appropriate safety standards. 

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