Climbing Team

James Wright

James is the County Climbing Advisor and Assessor for West Sussex Scouts. He has been climbing for over 23 years and has a lot of personal and Scout / GirlGuide climbing experience. He holds a number of National Governing Body awards, including the SPA and Rock Climbing Instructor qualifications. James has been a members of the Scout Association since cub age, has been awarded the Queen's Scout Award and Explorer Belt. In addition to his climbing appointments, he is also currently a Scout Leader at 2nd Ifield, Crawley.

Sean Edwards

Sean has been involved in scouting for over 15 years as both a youth member and adult leader. He is currently an Assistant Scout Leader at 2nd Ifield, Jamboree Contingent Assistant Leader and District Youth Commissioner in Crawley District. He is also a senior instructor in the County Climbing/Abseiling Team and holds a natural top rope supervisory permit allowing him to instruct groups on a variety of rock types. He has completed all of the Duke of Edinburgh awards and Queen Scout Award and is working towards his SPA. In his day to day job, Sean works as an IT/Technology Advisory Manager and Enterprise Architect for a large consultancy company based in London.

Tim Winter

In his native Hertfordshire, Tim was a beaver, cub, scout and venture scout and loved every minute. He is a keen climber and walker, and also enjoys kayaking, shooting and camping.