Dave Chapman

Associate Staff

Dave Chapman is a mountaineering instructor based in the Cairngorms. He spends his free time climbing, mountaineering, ice climbing and skiing! Dave has climbed all around the world including the European Alps, Canada, USA, Sweden, Norway and Poland. He holds the MIA and Winter ML and is an Aspirant MIC . Dave is a qualified Wilderness First Responder and has several years of Scottish Mountain rescue experience. When not climbing mountains, he can be found climbing trees as a qualified tree surgeon!


  • Mountain Instructor Certificate
  • Mountain Instructor Award
  • Winter Mountain Leader
  • Summer Mountain Leader
  • Single Pitch Climbing Award
  • First Aid