Company founder

Mountain Wilderness Survival was founded by Edinburgh based Rab  Williams, who has travelled globally, gaining further specialist skills and knowledge to make MWS a well suited provider for outdoor pursuits.

“My skills and experience stem from the North Sea as part of a maritime Search and Rescue crew, radio communications officer for the offshore and aviation industry, and a chartered field archaeologist. I have been a freelance instructor for a number of years and provided field assistant services to TV film crews out in the Moroccan desert. In 2017 I was privileged to work in Antarctica alongside the British Antarctic Survey, which was a truly unique experience”.

Qualifications & experience

MA (Hons) Archaeology
Level 4 Survival Bushcraft and Wilderness Living Skills Instructor
Mountain Leader (Winter & Summer)
Rock Climbing Instructor (SPA)
Climbing Wall & Abseiling Instructor (CWA & CWAA)

Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Expedition Supervisor & Assessor