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Meet the team

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Clive Roberts

Founder of Outeractivelife


British Association of Cave Instructors – Cave Leaders Award (OOD)

Canoeing - BCU Inland Level 3 Coach, BCU Sea Level 3 Coach

CCPR-BELA Moderator

International Helmsan Certificate

Mountain Bike Leader’s Award (OOD)

Mountain Training – MLTB Mountain Leadership Award, MLTB Mountain Instructors Trained

MLTB Single Pitch Supervisors Award.

National School of Sailing Association Instructors Award

NCA local Cave Leader’s Award (pending)

Royal Yachting Association - Advanced Dinghy Certificate

Royal Yachting Association – Club Rescue Coxswain – L3 Powerboat

WCA Canoe Safety Examiner

WCA Assessor Grade A3K.


About Clive:

Clive has a life time of experience in all things outdoors. He started his journey with military training in the Parachute Regiment and continues his close association as an Instructional Civilian Officer at the Royal Marine Commander Training Centre, Sennybridge.


As a founder member of the South Wales Mountaineering Club Clive has extensive knowledge having climbed all over Britain, the Middle East, North Africa, Costa Rica, Chile, the Alps, Pyrenees and the Pico De Europa. 


Clive was the Head of Outdoor Services based at Dolygaer Outdoor Pursuits Centre, (now Parkwood) in the Brecon Beacons for many years. Clive also held senior management roles across the UK. As an adviser, Clive worked from most of the established Outdoor Education Centres in South Wales, Dorset, Northampton, and the Shetland Isles.













Adventure Training Course Tutor for Coleg Powys for SLDD Outdoor Sports Therapy/ ISRM/First for Sports and Environmental Studies.

Instructor/Tutor of Outdoor Education (NCF&VA).

NVQ Development/Assessment and Recruitment officer.

Specialized Instructional Officer for the MOD (Army).


About Paul:

Paul has always been passionate about the outdoors. His background in Adventure Training started by accident over a chat and a coffee. Paul was asked to lead a small group of trekkers around the Annapurna circuit in Nepal after their official guide abandoned them.


A short time later Paul went on to study Adventure Training and become a Course Tutor for Coleg Powys for SLDD Outdoor Sports Therapy/ ISRM/First for Sports and Environmental Studies. He then became an Instructor/Tutor of Outdoor Education (NCF&VA), followed by the Position of NVQ Development/Assessment and Recruitment officer. His latest move sees him as a Specialized Instructional Officer for the MOD (Army).


Paul’s experienced many expeditions as part of work and just for fun. These include canoe expeditions in Finland, Sweden, Canada, Spain, Scotland and Ireland and mountaineering expeditions in Spain, Andorra, France, Scotland and Ireland.

These are just some of the expeditions “with many more adventures undertaken and with luck many more to come” says Paul.  










NVQ L3 Outdoor Education

Swiftwater Rescue Technician L1. SRT-1 and SwifwaterFirst Responder

Police Lifesaving Award

Kayak Coach L2. 3 Star Kayak. Kayak Safety Test

2 Star Open Boat

White Water Competency Course (Military)

Joint Services Mountain Expedition Leader (Military)

Unit Expedition Leader (Military)

Scottish Mountain Leader Board – Summer Mountain Leader

Top Rope and Abseil Supervisor Award (Military)

Single Pitch Supervisor Award

ABCC Preliminary Mountain Bike Coach

Royal Yachting Association – Seamanship 1. plus Dingy Sailing

Emergency First Aid for Outdoor Leaders.

St Johns Ambulance – Emergency Aid

About James:

As a former Royal Marine James’s skills make him the perfect outdoor activity instructor.

He’s got a load of skills in kayaking, sailing, hill, and gorge walking and is pretty good at navigation.

James has intimate knowledge of the River Wye having worked for many years as an instructor leading lead river trips. He’s full of fact and extremely skilled.



BA Hons in Adventure Tourism

Expedition Leader

MIA Mountain Leadership

Climbing Standard 8a E7

BCU Canoe Level 3

Kayak Coach Level 4

Cave Leader Level 2

About Ben:

Since a teenager, Ben has been interested in the outdoors. He started in Scouting and the Air Training Corps. He developed his skills at the Taste for Adventure Centre which was founded by Brummie Stokes. Stokes – an SAS soldier, International Mountaineer and one of the first people to climb Everest after the first expedition in 1962. The Taste for Adventure Centre in Hereford gave inspiration and motivation to young people. Brummie gave people like Ben training in outdoor activities and the confidence to help run the centre. It was a great pathway towards gaining his own GB awards. 


After completing his BA Hons in Adventure Tourism Ben travelled to South Africa to climb. He completed a major ascent of Mount Kenya amongst other peaks and then went on to become a ski guide in the Alps. Ben next lectured Sport and Adventure in the University of Worcester and currently works for the MOD as a Civilian Instructional Officer.


All this experience makes him an excellent instructor with a great attitude.

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Paul Lilygreen

Ben Matthews Climbing 1

James Owen Dillon

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Ben Matthews

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Ben Matthews

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