Jeff Calligan

Lead Instructor: Brecon Beacons

Jeff has over 30 years’ experience organising and leading treks to Mt Aconcagua, Mt Kilimanjaro Tanzania, Mt Toubkal Morocco, Mt Kinabalu Malaysia, Mount Blanc France, Via Ferrata Italian Dolomites also Leading 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. Lead Instructor Bear Grylls Survival Academy. Qualified in Exploration Medicine, Qualified as an Expedition Medic, other non-mountain related activities Qualified Professional Rescue Diver, Qualified Professional Search and Recovery Diver, Master Scuba Diver, Professional Dive Master. Technical and Safety Adviser for several TV programs.

One of the first white Europeans to work with the local Malay natives opening up sections of the salt trail in Borneo.

Favourite Environments: Jungles and Mountains

Least Favourite Environment: Towns and Cities

Bear Grylls Experience: Lead Instructor Bear Grylls Survival Academy Brecon Beacons South Wales from April 2014 to March 2016. Resumed role as BGSA Lead Instructor Brecon Beacons May 2017 current.

Top Survival Tip: Sleep with one eye open, always be alert.