Ambassador Jimmy McSparron

Survival Expert

Jimmy has spent his life in some of the most remote jungles on the planet. He has featured both on and off screen on Nat Geo and the BBC and is a well known Jungle Survival Instructor.

Jimmy is even an honorary member of several indigenous groups and has hand tapped tattoos to prove it. He is usually found kayaking solo down the Amazon, ice climbing in the Andes or doing downhill biking races across the continent.

These have led him to be awarded fellowships at the Royal Geographic Society, Royal Anthropological Institute and even the noted Explorers Club. Outside of the jungle, Jimmy has ridden a horse 600 miles across the second highest plain in the world, driven a 3 wheeled tuk tuk 2500 miles across the whole of Peru and been part of earthquake relief teams in Indonesia.

Ambassadors Posts


Young Family Days Out In Winter

5 Fun Family Days Out In Winter

Getting outside, being active and breathing in fresh air is vital for both your physical and mental health. And this isn’t just the case for adults – kids need plenty of quality time outdoors too! But as the dark nights draw in and the chill in the air intensifies, it’s easy to spend all day […]

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Choosing The Best Waterproof Trousers For You

Fed up of getting soaked through on your rainy hiking adventures? It’s time to invest in some new kit. And the best place to start is with trousers. If you’re feeling overwhelmed with choices, we’re here to help. Use our guide on choosing the best waterproof trousers for you to get you started. We’ll talk […]

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Hiker in the best walking trousers from Craghoppers

Choosing The Best Walking Trousers for You

Looking for a new pair of walking trousers? You’re in the right place. We’re here to talk you through the different types of walking trousers available, the seasons and activities they’re best for, and some of their key features. Interested? Keep on reading our guide to choosing the best walking trousers for you. How To […]

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