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015 Nick Read on leading LGBT+ adventures throughout the world, being a member of Llanberis Mountain rescue and challenging norms in the outdoor industry.

Today’s podcast guest is Nick Read. Nick owns and runs Pride Expeditions, an adventure travel company that offers LGBTQ+ friendly expeditions throughout the world. He is based in North Wales, is an active member of the Llanberis Mountain Rescue team and is regularly found playing in the mountains with his dog Peris (who also stars in this episode!).

I hope you enjoy this conversation with Nick as much as I did and if you did, please leave a review and don’t forget to SUBSCRIBE to get the next one.

In this episode we discuss:

– Considerations when planning gay-friendly expeditions

– The challenges faced by female guides in Africa

– The Pink Summitteer, arrested  for being gay whilst climbing Elbrus

– Joining the Llanberis Mountain Rescue team

– The importance of networking

– Being a role model and changing norms in LGBT+ adventure

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Here are links to the resources mentioned in the conversation:

About the Adventure Pro Podcast

The Adventure Pro Podcast is a collection of wide-ranging interviews, stories and inspiration from amazing people that have made adventure their business. It’s where adventure, outdoors and travel professionals come together to learn, share and encourage others to carve their own path in life. 

I’ll be interviewing guides, photographers, designers, instructors, content creators, YouTubers, sponsored athletes, film makers, shop owners and many others that have made a career, business or side hustle from the outdoors and adventure. If you or someone you know would like to be featured, please email and make sure you SUBSCRIBE to get the next one.

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