MountainZ is run by Zac Poulton, an experienced mountain instructor and expedition guide. He holds the MIC, the highest mountaineering qualification in the UK and is a full member of the Association of Mountaineering Instructors , theMIC.org, the Alpine Club and has a background in Sport & Exercise Science.
In 2011 he led an expedition to the North Ridge of Everest which put 18 climbers including himself, on the summit. Among his clients was 16 year old George Atkinson, the youngest Britain to summit and the youngest person in the world to complete the 7 Summits.
Zac has safely led a total of 27 people above 8000m. Other notable ascents have included the 11th British & 1st Australian ascent of Baruntse (7201m), 2nd British ascent of Himlung Himal (7126m), 100% success leading on Cho Oyu, a solo ascent of Ama Dablam and a successful ascent of Mt Vinson in Antarctica.
In 5 expeditions to Greenland he has provided safety for a BBC Natural History Film Unit, guided an Eton College Mountaineering Club expedition and led a traverse of Liverpool Land. Zac has also led expeditions to Khan Tengri, Aconcagua, Carstensz Pyramid, Pumori, Stok Kangri, the Tien Shan, Island Peak, K2 Base Camp, Kilimanjaro and Pt Nelion, Mt Kenya. He spent 4 years working as the Logistics Manager for one of the UK's top expedition companies.
In the UK he has completed more than 20 ultra marathons & adventure races, is an Ironman Triathlete and has completed the Bob Graham Round,
Zac has worked with some of the worlds most high profile and active mountaineers, adventurers & celebrities including...
His photography has been used by the BMC's Summit magazine, Montane, the Discovery Channel, the Guards Magazine, Adventure Peaks, Tangent Expeditions, Trek & Mountain Magazine, BBC Natural History, NBC, Outdoors Magic, Explorers Connect and ITACE 2014