About Us

Mountain House Holidays is owned by Michael Hunt and Jane Livingstone.


A qualified International Mountain Leader and British rock-climbing instructor (SPA). Michael has been climbing and mountaineering since the 1970’s and has established over 30 “new routes” in the mountains of Britain and Europe. Michael has been Vice President of The British Mountaineering Council and a Director of Mountain Leader Training (the body that oversees the mountaineering qualifications). Michael is a member of The British Association of International Mountain Leaders and The Mountain Leader Training Association. He has a wide experience in supporting adults with learning disabilities in the outdoors.


A qualified International Mountain Leader and a rock-climbing instructor (SPA). Jane has been walking and climbing since the 1970’s in Europe and further afield; she particularly enjoys researching new destinations. Jane undertakes regular voluntary work supporting the British Mountaineering Council and is a member of The British Association of International Mountain Leaders and The Mountain Leader Training Association. She is a long-term outdoor enthusiast, and has walked and climbed widely in the UK, Europe, and North Africa.

Our holidays and day walks in the Sierra Nevada mountains are supported by Martin Riley, an International Mountain Leader who lives and works in Lanjaron.

If you are thinking of visiting The Peak District or Spain and not really needing a guide, we are very happy to offer advice about walking or climbing routes and accommodation.