Paul has been active in the outdoors for over 20 years. During this time he has climbed and skied extensively in the Alps, Himalayas, North America, Canada, Alaska, Norway, Kenya and the Andes.
He has a very strong background in delivering training at the highest levels. After a decade within the Joint Services Mountain Training Centres, Paul spent an extended period with an Austrian Mountain Guides Association. After which he was responsible for the management and delivery of all aspects of training and assessment, at the Alpine Training Centre for the British Armed Forces. During this 5 year stint Paul divided his time equally between ski mountaineering and summer alpinism.