Greg and Andy
Greg and Andy
Snowline Founder & Co-founder
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Greg and Andy have a singular track record and a unique combination of skills.
Through Snowline their decades of leadership and expedition experience are harnessed to create the best itineraries possible and with their ability to bring out the best in people, unique opportunities to reflect and develop will be offered.



Greg Barton
Founder of Snowline


Greg is a trained counsellor, outdoor education specialist and leader of numerous international expeditions in wild environments.

Having graduated as a Person-Centred Counsellor, Greg has over 30 years of in-depth experience working with, and supporting, young people and adults through challenges or personal crisis with a wide range of issues. Empowering and enabling people to achieve their full potential by facilitating a positive process of self-discovery, most clients emerge with increased self-awareness, confidence, agency and personal growth.

Passionate about helping people overcome difficulties by transforming what is challenging into an opportunity for personal growth and facilitating a positive transition and deep change his approach is non-authoritative and guided equally by deep-rooted experience and intuition and by training.

Greg has designed & facilitated personal development programmes for people from all ages and backgrounds from across the whole of the UK and beyond, into developing countries where he has organised and led expeditions in Australia, New Zealand, Siberia, Alaska, Greenland, Scotland, Europe, Africa, and the Himalayas.

These include the first crossing of the Bering Strait, between Alaska and Siberia by sea kayak, summitting the Matterhorn, White Water Kayaking expeditions in the Alps and a series of 3-week journeys to Nepal, Mustang and the Tibetan Border.

After having lived and run international NGO’s in Asia, Africa and the UK Greg is currently based in Edinburgh. His expertise, in-depth knowledge, outstanding reputation, professional network and partnerships are a powerful resource which he is keen to share through the Snowline consultancy.



Andy Ashworth
Co-founder of Snowline


Andy is certified in Reality Therapy and specialises in
cognitive behavioural work in wild and remote places.

He has worked in diverse areas such as Europe, South America, Sub-Saharan Africa, Asia, UK (mostly Scotland), Greenland, and Canada. Andy has led or taken part in walking, mountaineering, canoeing, sea- & wild water kayaking, expeditions,
and has also travelled extensively in remote places on bicycle, motorcycle, and horseback.

Andy's career in the charity and international development sector spans over 25 years. He specialises and has significant expertise in the design and operational delivery of personal and organisational effectiveness programmes and has successfully designed, implemented, and overseen a range of extremely complex programmes in the UK, Malawi and Nepal. This has included programmes focused on trafficking in persons, child justice, and the rehabilitation and reintegration of prisoners with a particular focus on children in prisons.

Andy has developed a unique training methodology for personal development programmes and has trained people in this methodology all over the world. His passion for social justice and expertise in ensuring high quality and consistent programme design and delivery over several decades has helped to transform the lives of thousands of people.

Andy has lived and worked in Nepal and Malawi for nearly a decade. His rich first-hand experience, in-depth knowledge, international reputation, and professional network is a powerful source of knowledge which he is keen to share through the Snowline consultancy.


Greg and Andy
It is not an exaggeration to say I would trust Greg Barton with my life. He is a remarkable leader and adventurer who has for decades led transformational journeys. Through his strength of character, expertise and generosity of spirit, he has developed an extraordinary ability to help people reconnect to what is most important in their lives. Jo Confino