Craig is a committed climber and mountaineer holding the Mountain Instructor Certificate (MIC) award holder and an Accredited Practitioner for the Institute for Outdoor Learning (APIOL). He is a BCU Canoe Coach, at Level 4 and has worked in a variety of positions in outdoor centres in the UK and overseas. Craig began climbing at an early age in the Peak District and went onto bigger and better things climbing notable peaks in Europe, the Himalaya, and North and South America. Craig is also an accredited trainer and assessor for the Mountain Leader Award and the Rock Climbing Instructors Award.
Craig is a member of the Association of Mountaineering Instructor and a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society