Meet the Team

Chris Kempster Editor
The founder and publisher of Trek & Mountain has participated in outdoor activities from a young age. Currently living near Chamonix in the French Alps, he enjoys trekking, mountaineering, ski touring and all flavours of climbing.   chris@trekandmountain.com

Kev Lowery Art Editor
A vastly experienced graphic designer, having worked for BBC magazines, Future Publishing and Immediate Media among others, Kev lives in the beautiful Gower Peninsula, South Wales. kev@trekandmountain.com

Amanda Travis Sub Editor
Amanda is originally from Ontario, Canada, but has been living in Europe for several years. A keen hiker and mountaineer, she has visited the mountains of Italy, Switzerland, Austria, Bosnia, France and Scotland. amanda@trekandmountain.com

Alun Richardson Technical Editor
Alan is an IFMFA Mountain Guide with over 30 years experience. He has guided and led expeditions around the world, from the Himalayas to Greenland, including the 2017 Gurkha expedition to Mount Everest. alun@trekandmountain.com

Will Harris Mountaineering Editor
Currently on the British Mountain Guides training scheme, Will is an experienced alpinist with numerous cutting-edge expeditions to Patagonia, Alaska and Nepal under his belt. will@trekandmountain.com