Adrian (Ade) - Ade Summers Photography by ps0001

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									                                  A drian (A de) Sum m ers
                         E xpediton Leader, M ountain G uide, Trekking G uide, Sea K ayaking G uide,
                                 M ountian Biking G uide, Tour G uide, Photographer, Traveller.

   c/o 7/1 Taranto Road, M arsfield, Sydney N SW 2122       D ate of Birth 26 th M arch 1965     British and A ustralian citizen.



Profile
   Expediton Leader, Mountain Guide, Trekking Guide, Sea Kayaking Guide, Mountian Biking Guide, Tour Guide, Photographer,
   Traveller.
   I was born and grew up in Wales but now call Australia home. As a freelance guide I work for a number of leading adventure travel
   companies. Mainly British, but also Australian and American. When I am not working or pursuing my own interests. I live in Sydney
   where I enjoy canyoning, sea kayaking and the Sydney lifestyle. I am a very keen photographer and enjoy giving slide shows and talks.
   I have Climbed, Trekked, Traveled on all 7 continents.

Highlights
     •       Expedition Leader for first     •   Working as a mountain guide and       •   Climbed, Trekked and Travelled on
             commercial trek in many years       working in the new and                    all 7 Continents
             the Wakhan Corridor in              developing travel industry in         •   Leading a charity trek of Welsh and
             Afghanistan                         Mongolia                                  US musicians to Everest BC and a
     •       14 Month overland trip from     •   Working in Northern Pakistan              concert on Kala Pattar and Durbar
             Cardiff (Wales) to Sydney           with awesome mountains and                Square.
             (Australia) without flying          fantastic people                      •   Doing Slide shows and talks to raise
     •       Summiting Aconcagua twice       •   Just being in the mountains,              money for a street kids centre in
             back to back                        especially the Himalayas,                 Ulaanbaatar Mongolia.
                                                 Karakorums and Hindu Kush             •   Climbing in Antarctica


Mountaineering Expedions Lead
     Nepal                                   Pakistan                                  India
     •  Mera Peak climb 10 times & 8         •   Gondogoro La 3 times                  •   Stok Khangri 3 times - Ladakh
        summits.                             •   Snow Lake Hispar La                   •   Yalung Nong 2 times - Ladakh
     •  Mera, Amphu Labsta Island            •   Spantik                               •   Kalinda Khal crossing 2 times -
        Peak 3 times                         •   Workman’s Peak                            Garwhal
     •  Island peak 4 times
     •  Ramdung & Parchemo                   Bolivia                                   Antarctica (as a client)
     •  Khumbu 3 Peaks 2 times               •   Huayna Potosi                         •   3 Virgin peaks on the Peninsula
     •  Chulu East and Far East              •   Bolivia Climber                       •   A few ice burgs
     •  Tent Peak (Thurpa Chuli)                     -    Pequeño Alpamayo
                                                     -    Huayna Potosi                Uganda
     Mongolia                                        -    Illimani                     •  Mount Stanley and Baker
     •  Khutien 12 times 8 summits
     •  Naradal and Mulchin many             Argentina                                 Morocco
        times                                •   Aconcagua 2 times back to back        •  Jebel Toukal 5 times
     •  Snow Church
     •  Kharahara 2 times                    Ethiopia
                                             •   Mount Ras Deshan




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                                 A drian (A de) Sum m ers
                      E xpediton Leader, M ountain G uide, Trekking G uide, Sea K ayaking G uide,
                               M ountian Biking G uide, Tour G uide, Photographer, Traveller.

   c/o 7/1 Taranto Road, M arsfield, Sydney N SW 2122     D ate of Birth 26 th M arch 1965     British and A ustralian citizen.


Trekking Trips Lead
     Nepal                                 Pakistan                                  India
     •  Everest BC multiple times,         •   K2 BC 5 times                         •   Markhal Valley – Ladakh
        various combinations of passes     •   Many Small Treks around Hunza         •   Zankar Valley Trek and Raft –
        (cho la, Renjo la etc)                 Shimshal, Chitral.                        Ladakh
     •  Dhalagiri Circuit (French and                                                •   Dharamsala
        Dampus Passes)                     Bhutan
     •  Khanchenjunga                      •  Chomolhari Trek via the Yale La        Afghanistan
     •  Naa Phu Valleys                    •  Chomolhari Trek via Bonte la           •   Wakhan Corridor
     •  Dolpo                              •  Laya Trek
     •  Annapurnna Circuit (various                                                  Ethiopia
        combination (including             Morocco                                   •   Simian Mountains
        Annapurnna sanctuary)              •  Atlas Mountains Treks 6 trips
     •  Mustang                                                                      Bolivia
     •  Upper Dolpo to Jomson              Central Asia                              •   Cordillera Real Traverse x 4
     •  Rowaling                           •  Treks in the Pamirs of Tajikistan
     •  Naar – Mustang via Teri La                                                   Corsica
     •  Makalu BC                          USA                                       •   GR 20
     •  Rupina La, Tsum Valley,            •  The John Muir Trail
        Manaslu Circuit                                                              Central Asia
                                           Mongolia                                  •  Treks in the Tien Shan in China and
     Tibet                                 •  Altai Tavan Bogd                          Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan
     •   Everest BC north side             •  Kharahira mountains
                                              Hovsgol Lake                           Uganda
                                                                                     •  Rwenzowris


Other General Travel Trips
     Independent Trips                     Tour Guiding Trips                        General
     •   Overland from Wales (UK) to       •  Central Asia Action Adventure          •  Multiple SE Asia sea kayaking,
         Sydney Aus without flying         •  Silk Road Odyssey                         climbing and travel
         1995                              •  Sea Kayaking Trips in Thialand         •  Mongolia China and Central Asia
     •   Overland back to Aus from         •  Sea Kayaking trips is Sydney Aus.         Travel
         Pakistan to Singapore             •  Tibet Tour                             •  West and North Africa travel trips
     •   Overland from Singapore to        •  MTB Trips to Mymamar(Burma)            •  Middle East trekking climbing and
         Wales (UK) 1999                   •  MTB Trips to Mongolia                     travel
     •   Multiple independent trips to     •  MTB Trips to Cambodia                  •  Europe – Interail around West and
         over 75 countries. Mainly Asia,   •  Gobi Desert Adventure                     Eastern Europe before the Berlin
         Middle East and Africa            •  Many Tours in Mongolia                    wall came down


Outdoor / Travel Industry Work Experience
     Mongolia                              Australia                                 The World
     •  Local Mountain and Trekking        •   Mountain Designs – Outdoor            •  Freelance Guide / Expedition
        Guide in Western Mongolia              Retail                                   Leader
     •  Operations Manager for local       •   Sea Kayaking Guide                    •  Adventure travel consultant for a
        adventure company                  •   Canyon Leader for friends and            number of adventure travel
                                               outdoor clubs                            companies.




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                               A drian (A de) Sum m ers
                       E xpediton Leader, M ountain G uide, Trekking G uide, Sea K ayaking G uide,
                              M ountian Biking G uide, Tour G uide, Photographer, Traveller.

   c/o 7/1 Taranto Road, M arsfield, Sydney N SW 2122   D ate of Birth 26 th M arch 1965     British and A ustralian citizen.



Links
     My Website                           Companies I work for websites             My Bio on companies I work for
     •  http://www.adetnw.com/            •  http://www.keadventure.com             websites
     •  http://adetnw.blogspot.com/       •  http://www.themountaincompany          •  http://www.keadventure.com/page
     •  http://www.youtube.com/wel           .co.uk/                                   /about_ke.html?mode=leaders
        shnomad                           •  http://www.greatwalks.net/             •  http://lovehopestrength.com/evere
                                          •  http://www.wildfrontiers.co.uk/           st/archives/category/mountaineers
                                          •  http://www.everestrocks.com/              /adrian-summers/

Outdoor Training and Qualifications
         June 2009                 Wilderness First Aid Certificate
         January 2009              senior first Aid and Remote First Aid Certificate - Saint Johns Ambulance
         February 2006             senior first Aid and Remote First Aid Certificate - Saint Johns Ambulance
         February 2004             Outdoor Mountain Leaders Course – Certificate IV TAFE South Australia
         February 2004             Australian School of Mountaineering - Canyoning leadership & Improvised Rope Rescue
         June 2003                 Outdoor Recreation Leaders Course – Certificate IV TAFE South Australia
         May 2003                  Flat Water Guide - Canoe Australia - Ocean Planet
         May 2003                  senior first Aid and Remote First Aid Certificate - Saint Johns Ambulance
         November 2002             Australian School of Mountaineering - Improvised Rope Rescue Techniques
         January 2002              Ocean Planet - Level 3 Sea kayak Skills
         September 2001            Ocean Planet - Level 2 Sea kayak Skills
         June 2001                 Ocean Planet - Level 1 Sea kayak Skills
         February 2001             Australian School of Mountaineering - Canyoning leadership.

Education
         1986 - 1990       Thames Polytechnic       BSc(Hons)         Computers & Communication
                          (Greenwich University)    (2:2)             Systems
                          London UK
         1985 - 1986       Gwent College of         BEng              Instrumentation Systems
                          Higher Education                            Engineering
                          Newport, Wales, UK




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