Professional Details

Short Biography

Climber with a long history of exploration from Arctic to Antarctic but especially the UK, Norway, Middle East and North Africa. Ex-instructor & guide; outdoor magazine contributor; author; photographer.

Professional Activities

Partner with Di Taylor in n.o.m.a.d.s (New Opportunities for Mountaineering, Adventure and Desert Sports) consultancy specialising in exploration, development and promotion of environmentally and socially aware adventure tourism. Consultant for various organisations in the Middle East, North Africa and India concerned with climbing, trekking and adventure tourism. Contributor to Adventure Travel, Al Reem (Journal of Jordanís Royal Society for the Conservation of Nature), American & British Alpine Journals, Descent, Climber, TGO, TTG (Middle East & North Africa), In Focus (Tourism Concern), Jordaniana (Anglo-Jordan Society), JO and I magazines (Jordan & Royal Jordanian In-flight), Africa Travel (UK & International), World Voyager (Russia), Lonely Planet, Rough Guides and DK Eye Witness Guides, BMI Voyager etc.

Recent Publications

Classic Norway – Climbs, Scrambles & Walks in Romsdal, Norway; Treks & Climbs in Wadi Rum, Jordan; Jordan – Walks, Treks, Caves, Climbs & Canyons; Walks in Palestine & the Nativity Trail; Troll Wall – the untold story of the British first ascent of Europe’s tallest rock face; Walks, Treks, Climbs & Caves, Al Ayoun, Jordan; Adventures in the Northlands (Kindle); Quest into the Unknown, “a life of adventure that is the very definition of true exploration”.


Jury’s Special Award for Norwegian Mountain Literature, 2011, at the Romsdal Mountain Festival, for ‘Troll Wall’. See—troll-wall-wins-in-norway.html The Italian translation and publication by Versane Sud of Troll Wall, title La Montagna dei Folletti won the 2013 ITAS Mountain Book Award at the Trento Mountain Film Festival. See also at the Tolmezzo Mountain Festival, 2014.

Personal Information


Tony Howard


Greenman's Farm, Greenfield,


Nr Oldham






01457 873231

Email Address


Specialist Activities

outdoor magazine contributor, author, photographer

Specialist Areas

Mid-East especially Jordan, Palestine, Oman. Also N. Africa, India, Norway, climbing, trekking, adventure travel.

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