Henry Worsp


Henry has been managing safety in the outdoor environment for over 20 years. After completing a Diploma in Applied Recreation in Christchurch he became a rafting guide and began ski patrolling a year later. Having gained senior raft guide status he moved to the Abel Tasman where he began sea kayak guiding then progressed to operations manager of a large sea kayaking business the following season. Meanwhile winters involved working as the snow safety officer for Whakapapa Ski Area then patrol supervisor a few years later.

During this time he was also teaching a variety of emergency management courses from first aid to prehospital emergency care. During winter after gaining Avalanche Stage 2 qualification he began tutoring then directing Avalanche Stage 1 courses in the North Island.

Having contracted to Peak for many years, in 2008 Henry became a director of the company with Budgie.

He is passionate about providing high quality educational experiences and helping people develop skills useful to the outdoor environment. He is also interested in peoples personal development and has recently completed a diploma in counselling. He absolutely loves family, fishing, skiing, diving and mountain biking.

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