David erikson

David has been running Rapid Action for over thirty years and possesses a vast wealth of experience in his field. David has qualifications in River Rescue, Canyoning, Mountaineering and Workplace Health and Safety. With connections throughout the world David has spent time living and working in Switzerland, Austria, England, New Zealand and Australia. David is an experienced guide and has a keen interest in skiing, hiking and adventure. His goal is to provide unique opportunities to students to pass on his knowledge and encourage the exploration of unknown places.


New to the company in 2016 Ella organises and coordinates the PUTNEY and National Geographic tours with David. She is an experienced skier and familiar with the culture and landscapes of New Zealand having grown up there. Ella is a keen adventurer and enjoys the opportunity to share in the one of a kind experiences that Rapid Action provides with international students. 

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Contact Us: 

T: +61 437 355 013



Extra Expedition Information: 

National Geographic:

National Geographic New Zealand:

PUTNEY Student Travel:

PUTNEY Student Travel South Pacific Exploration:

RAF Air Force Cadets Yukon Expedition:

Photo Credits: Claire Bangser (NGSE Leader), Leanne Young (NGSE 2017), Alec Carroll (NGSE 2017), Jackson Saunders (NGSE 2017)