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Lou Reynolds; Time for Reflection

This spring I have just been accepted onto the British Mountain Guides (BMG) Scheme which is the start of a good few years of training and assessment to eventually be able to guide in the mountains all over the world. For me this became a dream from aged 12 when I had the opportunity to ski and walk with my mum in the Alps. I loved being the mountains and when I found out you could take people into the mountains for a living I knew this was what I wanted to do.   I have done other qualifications such as the Mountaineering Instructor Certificate to enable me to gain experience and work in the Mountains in the UK, but it has been a long, enjoyable and challenging process to get the application together to be accepted onto the BMG scheme. At the point of being accepted onto the BMG… Read more »