Martin is the principle of Artemis Outdoors. He has been going to the hills since a small boy when he use to be taken up the nearby Campsie Fells by his Dad. He graduated to larger mountains and has climbed around the UK, the Alps (summer and winter), Tatras (summer and winter), North America (Alaska, British Columbia, Rockies, Yosemite, Joshua Tree) and the Tien Shan. He also has extensive experience mountain biking in the UK, Europe and North America. Martin is a qualified EMT (Emergency Medical Technician), Mountain Leader and is currently deputy Leader of Lomond MRT as well as National Training Officer of Scottish Mountain Rescue.