About Us

River Mountain Experience is run by husband and wife team David and Helen Adams who have many years experience of providing activities to adults and children, particularly in the voluntary sector.

David Adams

Having spent 23 years in the Royal Air Force and an Ex part time Deputy Team Leader in the RAF Mountain Rescue Service, David holds both the International Mountain Leader and Winter Mountain Leader Awards along with the Canadian Association of Ski Instructor Level 1 Instructor Award. He is a British Canoeing Level 2 Coach, Canoe Leader, 4* Touring Leader and a provider for the BCU Foundation Safety & Rescue Training. He is also an RLSS Instructor, Swift water rescue trained and both an RYA Senior Instructor and Powerboat Instructor.

David is an advisor and assessor for North Yorkshire Scouts for both mountain and water activities.

 Helen Adams

Helen is an ICT Professional, a British Canoeing Level 3 Kayak Coach, provider for the BCU Foundation Safety & Rescue Training, aspirant Mountain Leader and an RLSS Instructor. She is also an advisor and assessor for North Yorkshire Scouts for water activities.

Both David and Helen are Nordic Walking Instructors and David is a licenced English Athletics Fell/Trail Leader in Running for Fitness.

River Mountain Experience are also Organisational Memebrs of the Institute of Outdoor Learning (IOL)