Former Royal Marine Commando, Ian Finch, is an indigenous cultural researcher, wilderness guide and trainee mountain leader whose been passionately travelling to remote environments for over 4 years. His passion in life is driven by discovery - In adventure, in the mechanics of nature and the human journey.
Ian's expeditions and writing have featured in Sidetracked Magazine, The Telegraph, Men’s Health and The Great Outdoors Magazine. His latest expedition, a 2000-mile canoe descent of the Yukon River, was included in the top 10 adventures of 2016 by the Guardian. Other expedition locations include Greenland where he lived and travelled alongside Inuit hunters, also Tibet, Iceland, Nepal, China and Europe. This deep desire to explore is driven by an urge to understand and learn about 1st nation cultures and to explore their ancient traditions and ways of life. Every journey taken is linked by this cultural thread.
He combines his passion for photography, writing and filmmaking with wild landscapes and the great outdoors. When not overseas, Ian lives in Hertfordshire, London.