Justin Lawson is a registered Adventure Guide who has been climbing for over 28 years. He was first introduced to climbing by a friend from Scouts when he was 11 years old and has never looked back since!
After high school, whilst completing his studies in Information Technology, Justin worked as a climbing guide/instructor and river guide. In 1996, he qualified as SARA Level 1 river guide and in 1997, Justin completed his Level 3 first Aid Certification. In 1999, Justin was one of the first people in South Africa to qualify as a Single Pitch Supervisor (MDT).
From 1996-1998, Justin ran the Western Province Preparatory School Venture Club; taking learners around the Cape Peninsula on outdoor adventures like rock climbing, abseiling & caving.
From 2000–2005, Justin & his wife Riki moved to London to work in the then booming IT industry. Justin worked as a Microsoft & Cisco network engineer in the banking sector and Riki as a software developer. Whilst living in London, they dreamed of one day owning a house and settling in Montagu, South Africa. Today they are proud to say they do exactly what they dreamt of, and take immense pleasure in doing so!
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