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Terry Adby






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Specialist Activities

Words and pictures based on interesting journeys, activities, ideas, events, experiences or people.

Specialist Areas

Active travel which includes trekking, scrambling, climbing and summiting mountains anywhere, and enjoying the experience of being in great landscapes of all descriptions. Terry has written for numerous publications on active travel in the UK, Europe, Africa, Asia, the Americas and the Middle East.

Professional Details

Short Biography

Terry has lived and worked in the UK, Spain, France, Mexico, Oman and Australia, and has travelled widely elsewhere. He enjoys working collaborations, and in principle is keen to go anywhere, try anything and write about it. This has included walking, trekking, climbing, winter mountaineering, winter sports, cycling, fishing, eating, drinking and a diverse range of other travel activities. As a Spanish speaker, he has a particular interest in Latin America, but his nationally published work has covered travel on five continents.

Professional Activities

Travel to culturally, environmentally and/or scenically interesting destinations that offer adventures and activities including trekking & mountaineering, camping, fishing and cycling. Has also published ‘personality’ interviews (examples include George Band, Sir Chris Bonington, Leo Houlding and Joe Simpson), and articles on wildlife/habitat and special events.
As a freelance writer and photographer, Terry has written on outdoor adventure, trekking, mountaineering, wildlife, environment, conservation, travel and tourism, property and cultural themes for publications including The Daily Telegraph, The Telegraph Magazine, The Sunday Times, The Mail on Sunday, Wanderlust, Scotland on Sunday, Edinburgh Evening News, TGO, Trail, Summit (BMC Magazine), Adventure Travel, The Outdoor Adventure Guide, Outdoor Enthusiast, Trout Fisherman, Spain Magazine, Everything Spain, Homes Overseas, QuickSilver and Climbing (U.S)

Recent Publications

The Hillwalker’s Guide to Mountaineering (Cicerone Press-2nd reprint 2015)


The undoubted quality of Terry’s work has yet to draw the attention of the awarding bodies….(!)

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